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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Bill Watkins
Ethel ( Mary) Watson
John Watkins
Ruby Watkins

Spouse and Children



    John Watkins


    Ruby Watkins


Parents and Siblings

    Elias Huttie Watson


    Annie B. Ausburn




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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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