Emma Vera 'May' Watson

23 February 1886–1964 (Age 77)
Holland, Grey, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Emma Vera 'May'

When Emma Vera 'May' Watson was born on 23 February 1886, in Holland, Grey, Ontario, Canada, her father, Thomas Zelotus Watson, was 32 and her mother, Mary Ann Foster, was 27. She married Joseph William Tucker on 15 June 1911, in Markdale, Grey Highlands, Grey, Ontario, Canada. She died in 1964, at the age of 78, and was buried in Mississauga, Peel, Ontario, Canada.

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Joseph William Tucker
Emma Vera 'May' Watson
Marriage: 15 June 1911

Spouse and Children

15 June 1911
Markdale, Grey Highlands, Grey, Ontario, Canada

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Zelotus Watson


    Mary Ann Foster




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World Events (4)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 20

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 48

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 57

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

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)

  • Vera May Watson, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Vera May Watson, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Emma Vera May Watson, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

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