Ward A Watson

Male24 May 1886–6 June 1969

Brief Life History of Ward A

When Ward A Watson was born on 24 May 1886, in Richfield Springs, Otsego, New York, United States, his father, Horace Watson, was 38 and his mother, Etta D Downs, was 32. He had at least 1 son with Madge Hooker. He lived in Otsego, New York, United States in 1900 and Richfield, Otsego, New York, United States for about 15 years. He died on 6 June 1969, in Richfield Springs, Otsego, New York, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Schuyler Lake Cemetery, Schuyler Lake, Otsego, New York, United States.

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Ward A Watson
1886–1969
Madge Hooker
1885–1966
Kenneth H Watson
1908–1982

Sources (11)

  • Ward Watson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ward Adelbert Watson, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Ward A Watson, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

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.

1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 4

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 22

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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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