Margaret M. Watson

16 September 1863–31 March 1896 (Age 32)
Van Buren, Iowa, United States

The Life of Margaret M.

When Margaret M. Watson was born on 16 September 1863, in Van Buren, Iowa, United States, her father, Benjamin Watson, was 41 and her mother, Isabella Nixon, was 35. She lived in Iowa, United States in 1870 and West Grove, Davis, Iowa, United States for about 5 years. She died on 31 March 1896, at the age of 32.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Benjamin Watson
1822–1872
Isabella Nixon
1828–1913
Isaac Newton Watson
1846–1924
Jeremiah Purcell Watson
1849–1923
Mary D. Watson
1853–1881
Hanna Louisa Watson
1856–1920
Clara Belle Watson
1857–1945
James B Watson
1859–
William M. Watson
1861–1862
Margaret M. Watson
1863–1896
Lincoln Watson
1865–1866
Hattie F Watson
1867–1890
Jessie Alice Watson
1868–1958
Katie P. Watson
1870–1909

Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Watson

    Male1822–1872Male

    Female1828–1913Female

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (7)

1865

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1867 · The Burtis Opera House

Age 4

The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 12

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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 (3)

  • Maggie M Watson in household of Benjamin Watson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Maggie M Watson in household of Isabella Watson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Magie M Watson in household of Isabella Watson, "Iowa State Census, 1885"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.