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Joel Waters Descendants Group

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Surnames/tags: Waters, Watters, Day, Harding, Stevens, Mowry, Hamm, Lingley Canada, New_Brunswick
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Welcome descendants and researchers of Joel Waters, born abt 1775, U.S., died 1858 Feb 23, New Brunswick, Canada.



This group has been formed for all of the descendants of Joel Waters to connect and collaborate on WikiTree. Joel Waters (Watters) came to Canada from the U.S. in 1783 as a Loyalist. He had 13 children born in Westfield, Kings County, New Brunswick, Canada, and 7 years before his death in 1858, he remarked in the 1851 Canadian Census that he had living 11 children, 90 grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren. Those numbers have continued to grow!

This group is for all of the descendants of Joel Waters, regardless of their surnames. That includes Hardings, Stevens, Craig, Lingley, and many more, to collaborate in researching the open questions about Joel and his origins.

To Join

If you are interested in joining this group, please request to be on the Trusted List for this page. There's a link on the right-hand side of this page.

IMPORTANT: Please also put the following at the top of the biography section of your personal profile page:

[[Category:Joel Waters Descendants Group]] [[Space:Joel_Waters_Descendants_Group|Joel Waters Descendants Group]]==

Doing this automatically adds you to the category page for this interest group.

In addition, you may wish to add Joel Waters to your followed tags. This will make it so that any changes to Water profiles will appear in your Wiki Genealogy Feed.

Once you've been added to the Trusted List, please add yourself to the Group Members section of this page! Welcome aboard!

Group Members

Useful Resources

Please feel free to add resources you may have. We can create free-space pages (like this one) for specific sources, such as Church Records, the 1851 Canadian Census, Property Records, and so on, to make it easier to find them and cite them as sources on individual profile pages.

Mysteries to be solved . . .

All contributions to Joel Waters' ancestry and his descendants is greatly encouraged and appreciated. Here are a some of the current questions to help us focus. Please feel free to add to this list! Research is on-going. When pages are created to collect and analyze the data, please also add a link to that new page, either here or on the appropriate one. See Water Marriages 1750-1783 for an example.

1. Where was Joel born and who were his parents?

See this page to help with collecting and/or analyzing Waters marriages, 1750 - 1783 Water Marriages, 1750-1783

2. Who did Joel arrive in Canada with and on what ship? He was about 8 years old in 1783.

See this page for ongoing research: Waters Loyalists Research

3. Marriage record for Joel Waters and Sophia Day?

No record of their marriage has been found in Kings County, New Brunswick. A hint appears in the 1804 Mar 21 Deed (Kings County) from Ralph London, Blacksmith, and Ann, his wife, both of Westfield to Joel Waters, Yeoman, of "Mugarville" in Sunbury County. See the page Waters Property in Kings County, NB

4. Death record for Sophia (Day) Waters?



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