Valentine Charles Outwater I
Sex: Male
Birth: February 14, 1888 (1888-02-14) (131 years ago)
Jersey City, New Jersey
Baptism: Roman Catholic
Death: May 21, 1960 (age 72)
Jersey City, New Jersey
Burial: Bayview-New York Bay Cemetery
Jersey City, New Jersey
Father: Maurice Outwater (1837-?)
Siblings: Ella Outwater (1864-?)
George W. Outwater (1868-1931)
Maurice Outwater II (1871-?)
Ada Outwater (1873-?)
Edward Outwater (1875-?)
Charles Outwater (1879-?)
Spouse/Partner: Mary Smith (1890-1965)
Marriage: May 01, 1905
Jersey City, New Jersey
Children: Valentine Charles Outwater II (1906)
Edward C. Outwater (1908-1973)
Frances Outwater (1910-2000)
Eleanor Catherine Outwater (1912-1978)
Mary Outwater (1913-1996)
Valentine Charles Outwater III (1918-1997)
Florence Outwater (1918-?)
Louise Outwater (1921-2007)
Catherine Outwater (1926-2005)

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)


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


  • 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-?)
  • Charles Outwater (1879-?)

Jersey City, New JerseyEdit

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


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


Native AmericanEdit

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 JerseyEdit

Valentine appears in the 1895 New Jersey Census living at the "Children's Home" in Jersey City. In the 1900 US Census living in Jersey City at a boarding house.

World War IEdit

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 JerseyEdit

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".


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.


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


He was buried in Bayview-New York Bay Cemetery.

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