William David Watt

11 November 1865–17 August 1941 (Age 75)
Oregon, United States

The Life Summary of William David

When William David Watt was born on 11 November 1865, in Oregon, United States, his father, George R. Watt, was 31 and his mother, Mahala Withrow, was 19. He married Johanna Jane Kiesel on 26 December 1891, in Sanpete, Utah Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Baker City, Baker, Oregon, United States in 1900 and Malheur City, Malheur, Oregon, United States in 1910. He died on 17 August 1941, in Merced, Merced, California, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

William David Watt
Johanna Jane Kiesel
Marriage: 26 December 1891
Belle Sarah Watt
Georgia Delilah Watt
Emma Mahala Watt
George W Watt
Josie F Watt

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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
Age 1
The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1866 · Married Women's Property Act
Age 1
Married Women’s Property Act protected women’s rights protected property for women in Oregon upon the death of her husband. 
Age 21
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: from an extremely common Middle English personal name, Wat(t), a short form of Walter .

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

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Sources (7)

  • W D Watt in household of Geo Watt, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William David Watts, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William Watt, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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