Edward Parker Watson

28 January 1864–4 September 1939
Franklin, Vanango, Pa

The Life of Edward Parker

When Edward Parker Watson was born on 28 January 1864, his father, John Thomas Parker Watson, was 27 and his mother, Florence A. Brigham, was 22. He was buried in Franklin, Venango, Pennsylvania, United States.

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John Thomas Parker Watson
Florence A. Brigham
Joseph Brigham Watson
Edward Parker Watson
Elizabeth Robison Watson
George D. Watson

Parents and Siblings

    John Thomas Parker Watson


    Florence A. Brigham




World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 13

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

Age 22

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edward Watson in household of John Watson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • E P Watson in household of J T P Watson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • 1880 United States Federal Census for Esther Watson

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