Lois Pridmore Emfinger Watson

6 November 1918–1999 (Age 80)
Gaffney, Cherokee, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Lois Pridmore Emfinger

When Lois Pridmore Emfinger Watson was born on 6 November 1918, in Gaffney, Cherokee, South Carolina, United States, her father, Arthur Calhoun Pridmore, was 48 and her mother, Marie Turner, was 34. She married Dr James Ollin Watson, Sr in 1991, in Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States. She lived in Limestone Township, Cherokee, South Carolina, United States in 1920. She died in 1999, in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Gaffney, Cherokee, South Carolina, United States.

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Dr James Ollin Watson, Sr
Lois Pridmore Emfinger Watson
Marriage: 1991

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Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 2

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Lois T Predmore in household of Arthur C Predmore, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lois Pridmore in household of Arthur C Pridmore, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lois Pridmore Emfinger Watson, "Find A Grave Index"

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