Bertha Louisa Watson

Brief Life History of Bertha Louisa

When Bertha Louisa Watson was born on 22 July 1888, in Caledon East, Caledon, Peel, Ontario, Canada, her father, Andrew Watson, was 51 and her mother, Charlotte Elizabeth Mitchel, was 48. She married Hiram Willard Bevins on 4 September 1912, in Oxford, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 15 September 1983, in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 95.

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Family Time Line

Hiram Willard Bevins
1888–1964
Bertha Louisa Watson
1888–1983
Marriage: 4 September 1912
Phyllis Margaret Bevins
1917–2001

Sources (16)

  • Bertha Watson in household of Anderst Watson, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Bertha Louisa Watson, "Ontario Births, 1869-1910"
  • Bertha Louise Watson, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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World Events (6)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.

1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

Name Meaning

Scottish, English, and Irish: patronymic meaning ‘son of Wat’, a pet form of Walter that was particularly common in Scotland and northern England. See Watt .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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