Delia M Watson

Brief Life History of Delia M

When Delia M Watson was born on 1 June 1855, in Moira, Franklin, New York, United States, her father, Milton Noah Watson, was 46 and her mother, Lois Washburn, was 36. She married Byron M Mills in December 1881, in Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died on 23 January 1926, in Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States.

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Byron M Mills
1857–1916
Delia M Watson
1855–1926
Marriage: December 1881
Mills
1889–
Mills
1897–1897

Sources (18)

  • Delia Watson in household of Milton Watson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Delia M. Watson Mills, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Delia M Watson in entry for Byron M Mills, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"

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World Events (8)

1863

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

1864 · St. Albans Raid

St. Albans Raid took place on October 19, 1864. It was a Confederate raid from Canada into Union territory. Confederate soldiers that were in Canada raided the town of St. Albans killed one person and robbed three banks.

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

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, 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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