16 February 1872–4 April 1964 (Age 92)
Kanab, Kane, Utah, United States
When Mary Orilla Watson was born on 16 February 1872, in Kanab, Kane, Utah, United States, her father, Lorenzo Watson, was 21 and her mother, Helen Eliza Vandenburgh, was 20. She married Oliver Samuel Elmer on 2 July 1891, in Pima, Graham, Arizona Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in La Plata, Colorado, United States in 1920 and World for about 30 years. In 1930, at the age of 58, her occupation is listed as nursing in Arizona, United States. She died on 4 April 1964, in Lynwood, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Emery, Graham, Arizona, United States.
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I was only two and a half years old when my great-grandmother, Mary Orilla Watson died. I visited the hospital where she was admitted with my mother. It must have been just before she died. I rememb …