Dr. J. E. Waters is practicing medicine in the village of Athensville; born in Morgan county, June 25, 1829; married March 11, 1850, to Ann Dawson, of Delaware. this union has been blessed by five children, only one of whom, however, is living - James M., born July 4, 1852. Dr. Waters is a graduate of the St. Louis Medical College, in the class of 1862, and has attended several courses of lectures at Chicago, St. Louis and Louisville. he has lived at Athensville since 1860, and enjoys a wide reputation, as a physician and gentleman, throughout the country.