Charles Eugene Watson

Brief Life History 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 2 sons and 2 daughters. 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 Wallace Watson
Pearl L Watson
Floyd Edward Watson
Ellen Isabelle Watson

Sources (13)

  • Charles E Watson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Chas Eugene Watson, "Oregon, Center for Health Statistics, Birth Records, 1903-1918"
  • Charles Eugene Watson, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

World Events (8)


Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

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

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, 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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