Deer Maxcy Watson

24 November 1869–29 August 1938 (Age 68)
Marion, South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Deer Maxcy

When Deer Maxcy Watson was born on 24 November 1869, in Marion, South Carolina, United States, his father, William Watson, was 40 and his mother, Cherrie Platt Deer, was 39. He married Lucy Berry Sellers on 31 December 1896, in Marion, South Carolina, United States. He lived in Kirby Township, Dillon, South Carolina, United States in 1910 and Moody Township, Marion, South Carolina, United States for about 10 years. He died on 29 August 1938, in Florence, Florence, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Sellers, Marion, South Carolina, United States.

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Deer Maxcy Watson
Lucy Berry Sellers
Marriage: 31 December 1896

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  • Marriage
    31 December 1896Marion, South Carolina, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 1
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
    1871 · KKK Supression
    Age 2
    In March of 1871, in an attempt to supress the Ku Klux Klan in South Carolina, President Grant sends troops in. Later that year in October, the KKK are told to disarm and break up. They do not do this and later many are arrested by the US marshals.
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 21
    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.

    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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    Sources (12)

    • Maxy Watson in household of T R Fore, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Maxie Watson in entry for Lucy Sellers Watson, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"
    • Maxey Watson in household of William Watson, "United States Census, 1880"

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