Robert Lee Watson

12 March 1900–17 October 1954 (Age 54)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Robert Lee

When Robert Lee Watson was born on 12 March 1900, in Virginia, United States, his father, Napoleon Bonepart Watson, was 30 and his mother, Annie Catherine Jones, was 29. He died on 17 October 1954, in Dumfries, Prince William, Virginia, United States, at the age of 54.

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Family Time Line

Napoleon Bonepart Watson
Annie Catherine Jones
Ella Lee Watson
Etha Linda Watson
Rachel Watson
James Benjamin Watson
Willie W Watson
Willie W Watson
Napoleon Bonaparte Watson
Robert Lee Watson
Sadie Lee Watson
Richard Watson
Betty Elizabeth Watson
Pearl Virginia Watson

Parents and Siblings

    Napoleon Bonepart Watson


    Annie Catherine Jones




    Ella Lee Watson



    Rachel Watson



    Willie W Watson


+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1901 · Maggie Lena Walker Opens Bank

Age 1

Maggie Lena Walker was the first African American and woman to open a bank. She opened the St. Luke Penny Savings Bank on August 20, 1901. She encouraged the young people to start saving their pennies in her bank and when they hit a hundred pennies they could start a bank account with the bank.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 16

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Robert L Watson in household of Napoleon Watson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Robert L Watson in household of Napoleon Watson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Robert Lee Watson, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

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