James King Watson

4 July 1879–4 September 1953 (Age 74)
Leitchfield, Grayson, Kentucky, United States

The Life of James King

When James King Watson was born on 4 July 1879, in Leitchfield, Grayson, Kentucky, United States, his father, John W. Watson, was 24 and his mother, Susan Emily White, was 22. He married Ada Layman on 9 November 1904, in Grayson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 4 September 1953, in Leitchfield, Grayson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

James King Watson
1879–1953
Ada Layman
1881–
Marriage: 9 November 1904
Mary Thelma Watson
1905–
Rupert Charles Watson
1908–
John B Watson
1910–
Eva M Watson
1914–
Emma L Watson
1917–
Mary A Watson
1920–
Nettie Ada Watson
1923–1991
Burrel J Watson
1925–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 November 1904
Grayson, Kentucky, United States
children

(8)

    Mary Thelma Watson

    Female1905–Female

    Rupert Charles Watson

    Male1908–Male

    John B Watson

    Male1910–Male

    Eva M Watson

    Female1914–Female

    Emma L Watson

    Female1917–Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 13

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 21

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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 (3)

  • James Watson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James K Watson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James K Watson, "United States Census, 1930"

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