Walter Benjamin Watt

24 September 1889–20 October 1962 (Age 73)
Truro, Madison, Iowa, United States

The Life of Walter Benjamin

When Walter Benjamin Watt was born on 24 September 1889, in Truro, Madison, Iowa, United States, his father, Theodore Nelson Watt, was 36 and his mother, Rhoda Elizabeth Daniel, was 29. He married Carrie Marguerite Arkills in 1910, in Butler, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States for about 10 years. He died on 20 October 1962, in San Jose, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter Benjamin Watt
Carrie Marguerite Arkills
Marriage: 1910
Evelyn Lavina Watt
Loyd Buford Watt
Margaret Carolyn Watt
Leonard Watt
Lucile Roda Watt
Robert Eugene Watt

Spouse and Children

Butler, Iowa, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings




    William Albert ( Bert) Watt


    Mary Jane Watt



    Ora Elvira Watt


+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Idaho is the 43rd state.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 20

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: from an extremely common Middle English personal name, Wat(t), a short form of Walter .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Walter Watt in household of Nelson Watt, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Walter B Watt, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Walter B Watt, "United States Census, 1920"

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