Marcella Vernon Watt

15 September 1881–3 July 1969 (Age 87)
Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Marcella Vernon

When Marcella Vernon Watt was born on 15 September 1881, in Texas, United States, her father, James Richard Watt, was 28 and her mother, Kitty Robinson, was 27. She married Charles Clinton Ezell on 24 July 1907, in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Wortham, Freestone, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 5, Freestone, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 3 July 1969, in Corsicana, Navarro, Texas, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Antioch Cemetery, Teague, Freestone, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Clinton Ezell
Marcella Vernon Watt
Marriage: 24 July 1907
Alvin Miller Ezell
Anna Lucille Ezell
Estelline Fleming Ezell

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 July 1907Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 1
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
    1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company
    Age 13
    Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
    Age 23
    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and English: from the common Middle English personal name, Wat(t), a short form of Walter .West African (Senegal and Mauritania): Tukulor name of unexplained etymology.Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 屈, possibly based on its Cantonese pronunciation, see Qu 3.

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Sallie Wath in entry for Esteline Ezell, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
    • Marcella Ezell in household of Charles C Ezell, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Marcella Verno Ezell, "Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976"

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