William David Watt

Male11 November 1865–17 August 1941

Brief Life History of William David

When William David Watt was born on 11 November 1865, in Union, 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, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He lived in Malheur City, Malheur, Oregon, United States in 1910 and Jerome, Idaho, United States in 1920. 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
Emma Mahala Watt
Georgia Delilah Watt
Josie F Watt

Sources (9)

  • William D Watt, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William Watt, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • W. D. Watt in entry for June Goodman, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 December 1891Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    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 the common Middle English personal name, Wat(t), a short form of Walter .

    West African (Senegal and Mauritania): Tukulor name of unexplained etymology.

    Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 屈, possibly based on its Cantonese pronunciation, see Qu 3.

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

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