Leroy Dabney Watson

Brief Life History of Leroy Dabney

When Leroy Dabney Watson was born in 1838, in Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States, his father, William Watson, was 35 and his mother, Parmelia A G Terrell, was 27. He married Willie Leavell on 20 December 1880, in Christian, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Christian, Kentucky, United States for about 30 years. He registered for military service in 1861. He died before 1900, in Kentucky, United States.

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Leroy Dabney Watson
Willie Leavell
Marriage: 20 December 1880
Dabney Howard Watson

Sources (16)

  • Lee D. Watson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Leroy D Watson, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Leroy D Watson in entry for Dabney Watson, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1850 · 8th Most Populated State

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.


Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

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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