Valentine Charles Outwater, I

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Valentine Charles Outwater, I

Birthdate: (76)
Death: May 21, 1960 (76)
Immediate Family:

Son of Maurice Outwater, I and Mary Outwater
Husband of Mary Outwater
Father of Valentine Charles Outwater, II; Edward C. Outwater; Valentine Charles Outwater, III and Eleanor Catherine Burke
Brother of George William Outwater; Maurice Outwater, II; Ada Outwater; Edward Outwater and Charles Outwater

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About Valentine Charles Outwater, I

Valentine Charles Outwater I (1884-1960) aka Val Outwater; Cattle Barge Captain (b. Saint Valentine's Day, February 14, 1884, Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, USA - d. May 21, 1960, Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, USA)

Birth: Valentine was the son of Maurice Outwater (1837-?) aka Morris Outwater and Elizabeth or Katherine Shay.

Siblings: Val had the following siblings: perhaps Ella Outwater (1864-?) aka Elvira Outwater; George W. Outwater (1868-1931) who married Esther Beatty (1873-1910); Maurice Outwater II (1871-?) aka Morris Outwater; Ada Outwater (1873-?); Edward Outwater (1875-?); and Charles Outwater (1879-?).

Jersey City, New Jersey: The family appears in the 1880 US Census living at 395 Grand Street in Jersey City.

Marriage: Val married Mary Smith (1890-1965) aka Mae Smith, on May 01, 1905 in Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey.

Children: Together they had the following children: Valentine Charles Outwater II (1906); Edward C. Outwater (1908-1973); Frances Outwater (1910-2000) who married Eugene Kelly; Eleanor Catherine Outwater (1912-1978) who married William Joseph Burke I (1905-1996); Mary Outwater (1913-1996) who married Martin Feeney (1902-1975); Valentine Charles Outwater III (1918-1997) who married Mildred Sawyer; Florence Outwater (1918-?); Louise Outwater (1920- ) who married Joseph Joseph Farrell (1918-1991); and Catherine Outwater (1926-2005) who married Edward Sawyer I.

Native American: The oral family tradition has been that the Outwaters have Native American blood in them, but no evidence in the written records has been found to date.

Jersey City, New Jersey: Valentine appears in the 1900 US Census living in Jersey City at a boarding house.

World War I: He registered for the draft on September 12, 1918, while living at 127 Manning Avenue in Jersey City. He had blue eyes and brown hair, had a medium build and height. He was working as a machinist at "Graves Machinists" on Jonston Avenue in Jersey City.

Jersey City, New Jersey: He appears in the 1920 US Census living at 127 Manning Avenue in Jersey City. In 1930 the family was renting a unit at 579 Grand Street in Jersey City and he is listed as "Vally Ostwanters" and his occupation is "barge captain".

Occupation: He worked as a machinist in 1918, and as a captain on a cattle barge in 1930. His son, Edward, worked as his deck hand on the barge.

Death: He died on May 21, 1960 in Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey.

Burial: He was buried in Bayview-New York Bay Cemetery.

Source: Researched and written by Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) for Findagrave starting on January 24, 2004.

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Valentine Charles Outwater, I's Timeline

February 14, 1884
Age 20
January 12, 1908
Age 23
Jersey City, NJ, United States
September 1, 1912
Age 28
December 21, 1918
Age 34
Jersey City, NJ, United States
May 21, 1960
Age 76