Robert E. Lee Watson

10 June 1907–3 July 1986 (Age 79)
Macon, Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of Robert E. Lee

When Robert E. Lee Watson was born on 10 June 1907, in Macon, Georgia, United States, his father, William Thomas Watson Jr., was 30 and his mother, Dora Jane Herndon, was 31. He had at least 1 son with Macey Pope. He lived in Rutland, Bibb, Georgia, United States in 1910 and Ashton, Ben Hill, Georgia, United States in 1920. He died on 3 July 1986, in West Palm Beach, Dade, Florida, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Memory Gardens Cemetery, Tallahassee, Leon, Florida, United States.

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Robert E. Lee Watson
Macey Pope
Sam Carl Watson

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
Age 1
Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I
Age 7
Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.
Age 22
13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

(1997: 82750;2007: 182190; 2010: 252579)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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Sources (2)

  • Robert Lee Watson in household of William Watson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Robt L Watson in household of Wm T Watson, "United States Census, 1910"

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