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Great Great grandfather Willim's father (who I think may be John Waters - b 1805) I am hitting a brick wall here. See journal.

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on 2011-03-05 02:50:13

Ancestry information on Surnames - Waters, White, Vaughan, Willis.

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by 1bobbylee on 2011-03-05 05:38:27

Here is where I am now - Need to find my great great great grandfather -

I think my Great Great Grandfather can lead me to him.


William Waters Resided Chick Springs Township, Taylors -
Greenville county S.C. Town of: Taylors, SC in fed census of
1770 40 abt 40 yrs. 1900 census 66 yrs.
b abt 1832 d. unk
Spouse: Sarah Vaughan Waters b unk d unk
Called by name of Sallie
Children: Fed census 1770
Mary J Waters age 20
Caroline Waters Age 13
James Waters (My great grandfather) Age 14
Choice Waters - Age 12
Ludwell Waters (Lud) Age 10

All help deeply appreciated.

If more info is needed, please let me know.

About 10 years ago, I visited my great grandfather's grave.
James W Waters b sep 9, 1847 - d sep 7, 1925. Also, my
great grandmother's body was beside grandfather. They were buried in the Brushy Creek Baptist Church cemetery, Taylors, SC. You know, of course I never met my grand parents. As I walked up, looked, and meditated on the inscriptions that were on their graves, In a way I did meet them. i'm sure I smiled and was well pleased at what I read.
I saw them through the eyes of relatives and friends.

The inscription read:

Waters, James W.
b Sep 9, 1847 d. Sep 7, 1925

"He is loved by man and God"

Waters, Carrie
b. Apr 14, 1861 d Jul 27, 1929

"She is asleep in Jesus"

They tilled the soil and brought forth the fruits of their hard labor. I felt certain that they had many people who considered them as good friends. I didn't really know them. But, other people did...

by 1bobbylee on 2011-03-05 05:48:54

Correction on response above - Children of William. Mary J Waters is showing 15 yrs, not 20. James Waters, my great grandfather is 19 years, not 14. The others are correct.

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