Mary Emma Watson

September 1861–17 January 1932 (Age 70)
Wise, Texas, United States

The Life of Mary Emma

When Mary Emma Watson was born in September 1861, in Wise, Texas, United States, her father, James Andrew Watson, was 30 and her mother, Martha J Snider, was 23. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Lafayette Philemon Terrell. She lived in Justice Precinct 2, Hemphill, Texas, United States in 1920 and Panhandle, Carson, Texas, United States in 1930. She died on 17 January 1932, in McAllen, Hidalgo, Texas, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Roselawn Cemetery, McAllen, Hidalgo, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lafayette Philemon Terrell
Mary Emma Watson
Drexel Catherine Terrell
James Lafayette Terrell

Spouse and Children

    Lafayette Philemon Terrell





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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 15

Historical Boundaries: 1876: Hemphill, Texas, United States
1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 20

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.

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)

  • Mary E Terrell in household of Lafayette Terrell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary E Terrell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary C Terrell in household of James D Terrell, "United States Census, 1930"

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