Margaret Florence Watson

27 February 1864–29 August 1923 (Age 59)
Junction City, Geary, Kansas, United States

The Life of Margaret Florence

When Margaret Florence Watson was born on 27 February 1864, in Junction City, Geary, Kansas, United States, her father, John Andrew Watson, was 30 and her mother, Matilda Jane Atkinson, was 28. She married Oscar Lawrence Olson on 3 July 1878, in Morris, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Delavan, Morris, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Liberty Township, Dickinson, Kansas, United States in 1910. She died on 29 August 1923, in Junction City, Geary, Kansas, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Morris, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oscar Lawrence Olson
1851–1913
Margaret Florence Watson
1864–1923
Marriage: 3 July 1878
Lewis Frederick Olson
1880–1946
William Olson
1881–1900
Elizabeth Minnie "Lizzie" Olson
1884–1960
Ida May Olson
1885–1925
Ethel Olson
1888–1888
John Oscar Olson
1888–1954
Joseph Alva Olson
1890–1900
Eva Roseanna Olson
1892–1984
Ralph Lawrence Olson
1894–1966
Flora Helendeen Olson
1896–1974
Olson
1901–1910
Percy Vivian Olson
1903–1936

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 July 1878
Morris, Kansas, United States
children

(12)

    Lewis Frederick Olson

    Male1880–1946Male

    William Olson

    Male1881–1900Male

    Female1884–1960Female

    Ida May Olson

    Female1885–1925Female

    Ethel Olson

    Female1888–1888Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1865

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

Age 13

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 17

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: patronymic from the personal name Wat ( see Watt )

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Margaret Olson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Margarett Olston in household of Oscar Olston, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Margaret Olson in household of Oscar Olson, "United States Census, 1910"

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