Nancy Watson

Female7 February 1886–29 October 1923

Brief Life History of Nancy

When Nancy Watson was born on 7 February 1886, in Rishton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Thomas Watson, was 37 and her mother, Mary Taylor Yates, was 37. She married James or Jens Ekstedt or Egstedt on 29 September 1920, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She immigrated to Quebec, Hardin, Iowa, United States in 1909. She died on 29 October 1923, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James or Jens Ekstedt or Egstedt
1879–1940
Nancy Watson
1886–1923
Marriage: 29 September 1920
James Watson Egstedt
1922–1942

Sources (15)

  • Nancy Watson in household of Joseph S Watson, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Nancy Watson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Nancy Ekstedt, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 September 1920Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)

    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.

    1896 · Utah becomes a state

    Age 10

    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 12

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    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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