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William Watters
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Birth: 1730
Isle of Anglesey, Wales
Death: Feb., 1797
Oglethorpe County
Georgia, USA

William was born in Llanfiir P.G. Wales. (The long form of the name is the longest officially recognised place name in the United Kingdom and one of the longest in the world, being 58 characters in length (51 letters since "ch" and "ll" are digraphs, or single letters, in the Welsh language).
The name means: [St.] Mary's Church (Llanfair) [in] the hollow (pwll) of the white hazel (gwyngyll) near (goger) the rapid whirlpool (y chwyrndrobwll) [and] the church of [St.] Tysilio (llantysilio) with a red cave ([a]g ogo goch).
This village was originally known as Llanfair Pwllgwyngyll (and is sometimes still referred to as Llanfairpwllgwyngyll) and was given its long name in the 19th century in an attempt to develop the village as a commercial and tourist centre (see Significance of the name below). Today the village is still signposted as Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, marked on Ordnance Survey maps as Llanfair Pwllgwyngyll and is known to locals as Llanfairpwll or simply Llanfair.
The name is also seen shortened to Llanfair PG, which is sufficient to distinguish it from the many other Welsh villages with Llanfair in their names. Other variant forms use the full name but with tysilio mutated to dysilio, and/or with a hyphen between drobwll and llan. In Welsh, the initial Ll may be mutated to a single L in some contexts.
Source for the name came from Llanfairpwllgwyngyll - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia).
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William resided in Wales; also the United States: Burlington County, New Jersey annd Culpepper County, Virginia.

He was listed in the 1796 tax digest, Ogelthorpe County, Georgia, but not in the 1797 digest.




 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Naomi Anne Holmes Watters (1735 - 1818)
 
 Children:
  female Watters Smith*
  Charity Watters Swan*
  John Watters*
  Bradford Watters (1755 - 1819)*
  Joseph James Watters (1759 - ____)*
  William Watters (1760 - 1829)*
  Samuel William Watters (1775 - 1848)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Watters Family Cemetery
Perry County
Alabama, USA
 
Created by: Michelle
Record added: Oct 02, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 98146884
 

Ancestor gedmatch a039784
- Joe Battles
 Added: Jun. 13, 2015

- Old Coot
 Added: Feb. 2, 2014
My gg grandmother Caroline Collins Bennett (Mrs. James Ray) was a granddaughter of Wm and Nomi Watters thru their son Joseph James Waters. Caroline's mother was Susanna(Susan) Watters (Mrs. Benjamin Bennett) who moved from Perry Cty to Talladega Cty, AL ...(Read more)
- Jim & Linda Alcott Maples
 Added: Apr. 2, 2013
 
 
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