Ethel ( Mary) Watson

11 January 1890–6 August 1974 (Age 84)
Banks, Georgia, United States

The Life of Ethel ( Mary)

When Ethel ( Mary) Watson was born on 11 January 1890, in Banks, Georgia, United States, her father, Elias Huttie Watson, was 27 and her mother, Annie B. Ausburn, was 24. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Bill Watkins. She lived in District 284, Banks, Georgia, United States for about 10 years. She died on 6 August 1974, in Habersham, Georgia, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Bill Watkins
1887–1977
Ethel ( Mary) Watson
1890–1974
John Watkins
1917–2001
Ruby Watkins
1923–1941

Spouse and Children

children

(2)

    John Watkins

    Male1917–2001Male

    Ruby Watkins

    Female1923–1941Female

Parents and Siblings

    Elias Huttie Watson

    Male1862–1941Male

    Annie B. Ausburn

    Female1865–1936Female

siblings

(8)

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World Events (8)

1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 3

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 22

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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 (2)

  • Mary E Watson in household of Elias H Watson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary E Watson in household of Elias H Watson, "United States Census, 1900"

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