Jacob Felder Watson

Brief Life History of Jacob Felder

When Jacob Felder Watson was born on 25 April 1920, in Whitmire, Newberry, South Carolina, United States, his father, Thomas Herbert Watson, was 43 and his mother, Annie Bertha Felder Watson, was 46. He lived in Greenwood Township, Greenwood, South Carolina, United States in 1940 and Suffolk, Virginia, United States in 1950. He died on 22 December 2001, in Camden, Kershaw, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Kershaw, South Carolina, United States.

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Jacob Felder Watson
1920–2001
Dorothy Johnson
1921–2009

Sources (7)

  • Jacob F Watson, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Jacob F Watson, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"
  • Jacob Felder Watson, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

1941 · Pentagon is Built in Arlington

The Pentagon was developed as the Department of Defense had outgrown the other buildings were it was previous located.The groundbreaking for the Pentagon was on September 11, 1941. When the Pentagon was being built, it was determined that it could be no taller than four stories high. Colonel Leslie R. Groves was the supervisor of the project, he would later become known for helping on the Manhattan Project.

1942 · The Japanese American internment

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

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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