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
1889–1962
Carrie Marguerite Arkills
1890–1964
Marriage: 1910
Evelyn Lavina Watt
1911–1971
Loyd Buford Watt
1913–1974
Margaret Carolyn Watt
1916–2007
Leonard Watt
1918–1997
Lucile Roda Watt
1922–
Robert Eugene Watt
1928–1980

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1910
Butler, Iowa, United States
children

(6)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Female1879–1950Female

    William Albert ( Bert) Watt

    Male1881–1905Male

    Mary Jane Watt

    Female1883–1902Female

    Male1885–1950Male

    Ora Elvira Watt

    Female1887–1909Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1890

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.

Possible Related Names

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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