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
1869–1937
Annie Catherine Jones
1871–1929
Ella Lee Watson
1890–1958
Etha Linda Watson
1892–1973
Rachel Watson
1894–
James Benjamin Watson
1894–1981
Willie W Watson
1896–
Willie W Watson
1896–1982
Napoleon Bonaparte Watson
1898–1972
Robert Lee Watson
1900–1954
Sadie Lee Watson
1903–
Richard Watson
1904–1982
Betty Elizabeth Watson
1907–1965
Pearl Virginia Watson
1916–1976

Parents and Siblings

    Napoleon Bonepart Watson

    Male1869–1937Male

    Annie Catherine Jones

    Female1871–1929Female

siblings

(12)

    Ella Lee Watson

    Female1890–1958Female

    Female1892–1973Female

    Rachel Watson

    Female1894–Female

    Male1894–1981Male

    Willie W Watson

    Male1896–Male

+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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