Charles Eugene Watson

12 April 1882–19 January 1954 (Age 71)
Lassen, California, United States

The Life of Charles Eugene

When Charles Eugene Watson was born on 12 April 1882, in Lassen, California, United States, his father, Milton J Watson, was 29 and his mother, Ella Isabel Bassett, was 21. He married Nettie Miller on 16 February 1910, in Coos, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Prosper, Coos, Oregon, United States in 1910 and Election Precinct 33 Cunningham, Coos, Oregon, United States in 1940. He died on 19 January 1954, in Coquille, Coos, Oregon, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Masonic Cemetery, Coquille, Coos, Oregon, United States.

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Charles Eugene Watson
Nettie Miller
Marriage: 16 February 1910
Wayne W Watson

Spouse and Children

16 February 1910
Coos, Oregon, United States


    Wayne W Watson


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World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 9

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 19

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles E Watson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charles E Watson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Charles E Watson, "United States Census, 1930"

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