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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Family Time Line

Ellis Lindsey Watson
1854–1935
Emily Emma Smith
1852–
Gitta Litta Watson
1884–
Lewis Smith Louie Watson
1892–

Parents and Siblings

    Ellis Lindsey Watson

    Male1854–1935Male

    Emily Emma Smith

    Female1852–Female

siblings

(2)

    Female1884–Female

    Lewis Smith Louie Watson

    Male1892–Male

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.
1886

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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