Gitta Litta Watson

1 January 1884–
Lawndale Township, McLean, Illinois, United States

The Life of Gitta Litta

When Gitta Litta Watson was born on 1 January 1884, in Lawndale Township, McLean, Illinois, United States, her father, Ellis Lindsey Watson, was 29 and her mother, Emily Emma Smith, was 31. She lived in Colfax, McLean, Illinois, United States in 1900.

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Ellis Lindsey Watson
Emily Emma Smith
Gitta Litta Watson
Lewis Smith Louie Watson

Parents and Siblings

    Ellis Lindsey Watson


    Emily Emma Smith





    Lewis Smith Louie Watson


World Events (3)

1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 1

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 2

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Letta Watson in household of Ellis Watson, "United States Census, 1900"

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