Olive E Watson

November 1886–25 November 1973 (Age 87)
Freeport, Stephenson, Illinois, United States

The Life of Olive E

When Olive E Watson was born in November 1886, in Freeport, Stephenson, Illinois, United States, her father, Frank Watson, was 26 and her mother, Cora Lucinda Ohl, was 25. She married Herman August Geick on 29 April 1914, in Lyon, Iowa, United States. She lived in Riverside Township, Lyon, Iowa, United States in 1910 and Rock Rapids, Lyon, Iowa, United States in 1915. She died on 25 November 1973, in Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Loran Leander DeSart
Olive E Watson
Marriage: 17 March 1921
Jeanne Caroline DeSart
Vernon Watson Desart

Spouse and Children

17 March 1921
Mott, Hettinger, North Dakota, United States


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World Events (8)

1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 3

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 23

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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)

  • Olive Desart in household of Jo Desart, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Olive Desart in household of Jo Desart, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Allif Watson in household of Frank Watson, "United States Census, 1900"

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