Robert Daniel Watson

4 December 1940–6 June 2004 (Age 63)
Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Robert Daniel

When Robert Daniel Watson was born on 4 December 1940, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, his father, Ted Watson, was 36 and his mother, Effie Zeola Friddle, was 27. He died on 6 June 2004, at the age of 63, and was buried in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ted Watson
1904–1960
Effie Zeola Friddle
1913–2007
Robert Daniel Watson
1940–2004

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1941
Age 1
Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1949 · 1950s Texas Drought
Age 9
One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space
Age 18
Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

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.

Possible Related Names

Walter

Sources (5)

  • Robert Daniel Watson, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"
  • Robert D Watson, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Robert D Watson, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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