Margaret Florence Watson

Female27 February 1864–29 August 1923

Brief Life History 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
Margaret Florence Watson
Marriage: 3 July 1878
Lewis Frederick Olson
William Olson
Elizabeth Minnie "Lizzie" Olson
Ida May Olson
Ethel Olson
John Oscar Olson
Joseph Alva Olson
Eva Roseanna Olson
Ralph Lawrence Olson
Flora Helendeen Olson
Percy Vivian Olson

Sources (22)

  • M J Watson in household of J A Watson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Margaret Watson, "Kansas County Marriages, 1855-1911"
  • Margaret Olson, "United States Census, 1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 July 1878Morris, Kansas, United States
  • Children (12)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)


    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, 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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