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Edgar S. Watson & Mary R. Stevens

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Husband

 Edgar Sylvester Watson

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 26 Sep 1851 Preston, West Virginia  (birth-date from death-certificate; birth county from dau. Bessie's birth-cert)
Marriage 16 Jul 1882 Marion, West Virginia  [ marriage-register page 81, line 64 ]
Death 15 Dec 1928 Grafton, Taylor, West Virginia  [ death-certificate #17131 ]
Burial  Walnut Grove Cemetery, Webster, Taylor, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
his Father  Charles B. Watson
his Mother  Rachel Martin
Notes about Husband: cause-of-death; Arterio Sclerosis
Wife

 Mary Rebecca Stevens

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 28 Dec 1861 Marion, West Virginia  (birth-place from marriage-register)
Death 1 Dec 1917 Grafton, Taylor, West Virginia  [ death-certificate page 223 ]
Burial  Walnut Grove Cemetery, Webster, Taylor, West Virginia  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
her Father  Silas Stevens
her Mother  Mary Rebecca Trader
Notes about Wife: cause-of-death: Diabetes
Children (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State [Source] Spouse
1 *
F
Cleotha* Watson
"Cleophus"
"Willis Clinton"
b 5 Mar 1883 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 223, line 493 ]  
m      
d 30 Dec 1952 Grafton, Taylor, WV  [ death-certificate page 42 ] <-bur: Walnut Grove Cem
2 M James Early Watson b 4 Nov 1884 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 236, line 540 ]  
m      
d      
3 F Laura M. Watson b 25 Dec 1886 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 258, line 476 ] [ sp. 1887-1954 d.c.]
m 1908 Marion, WV Edward R. Stevens
d 18 Mar 1966 Marion, WV  [ death-certificate #3764 ] <-bur: Woodsdale Cem.
4 M Mary M. Watson
"Minnie"
b 14 Jul 1891 Marion, WV  (birth date/place from deach-certificate) (sp. 1895-1975)
m 7 Feb 1917 Taylor, WV  [ marriage-register page 41, line 20 ] Ernest K. Hunt
d 28 Dec 1925 Grafton, Taylor, WV  [ death-certificate #16926 ] <-bur: Bluemont Cem.
5 M Charles M. Watson b 14 Dec 1892 Marion, WV  [ birth-register page 10, line 164 ]  
m      
d      
6 F Bessie Daisy Watson b 26 Feb 1895 Marion, WV  [ delayed-birth-certificate #29832 ] (sp. 1883-1962)
m     Abraham J. Boyce
d Mar 1969 (death-date from SSDI)  
7 M Ellis S. Watson b 23 Mar 1902 Marion, WV  (birth date/place from death-certificate) [ sp. 1901-1955 d.c.]
m 4 Sep 1927 Barbour, WV  [ marriage-license page 251 ] Ida Grace Bolyard
d 23 Sep 1958 Philippi, Barbour, WV  [ death-certificate #12806 ] <-bur: Mt Vernon Mem.
Notes about Children:
1) Cleotha (Cleophus) - on birth-register - Cleotha, daughter of Edgar S. Watson & Mary R. born 5 Mar 1883,
     however - - in the 1900 census records this child is a "son" Cleophus C., born March 1883
     and - - there's a death-certificate for "Willis Clinton" Watson, born 5 Mar 1883, son of Edgar S. Watson & Mary R. Stevens.
     and - - a tombstone in Walnut Grove Cemetery, Taylor, WV for Cleotha C. Watson (1883-1952)

Census Analysis

Head of Household:  Edgar S. Watson Spouse:  Mary R. Stevens
Date / Place of Birth:  1851  /  Preston, WV Date / Place of Birth:  1861  /  Marion, WV
Date / Place of Death:  1928  /  Taylor, WV Date / Place of Death:  1917  /  Taylor, WV
Marriage Date / Place:  1882  /  Marion, WV
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Marion Twp Winfield Township Pg# no. 27
18-year-old Edgar S. Watson is with his parents, Charles B. Watson (age 52) & Rachel (age 45).
Siblings: John M. (22), Sarah (16), Cephas (14), Elizabeth S. (12) and David (8).
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Marion Twp Winfield Township Pg#  no. 28
10-year-old Mary R. Stevens is with her mother, Mary Stevens (age 50).
Siblings: James (22), George (18), Franklin (16), Nancy (14), Malinda (8), and Grant (6).
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Marion Twp ED:93; Winfield District Pg# no. 28
27-year-old Edgar S. Watson is with his parents, Charles B. Watson (age 62) & Rachel (age 54).
Siblings: Elizabeth (age 21) & David M. (age 18).
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:93; Winfield District Pg# no.28 &29
18-year-old Mary Stevens is with her mother, Mary Stevens (age 52), sister Melinda (age 16), & brother Grant (age 14)
1900 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:64; Winfield Magisterial District Pg# Sheet 4A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Birth mo/year; Occupation / Additional Information
Watson, Edgar S. (head) 49 WV WV-WV; born Sep 1851; married-18-years; Farmer
", Mary R. (wife) 40 WV WV-WV; born Dec 1859; married-18-years, 6-children-born / 6-living
", Cleophus C. (son) 17 WV WV-WV; born Mar 1883; single; Farm laborer; attended sch 2 months during year
", James E. (son) 15 WV WV-WV; born Nov 1884; single; Farm laborer; attended sch 4 months during year
", Laura M. (dau) 12 WV WV-WV; born Dec 1887
", Mary M. (dau) 9 WV WV-WV; born July 1890
", Charles M. (son) 7 WV WV-WV; born Dec 1892
", Dasie B. (dau) 5 WV WV-WV; born Feb 1895
Lines 43-50; Enum-Dwelling #54; Enum-Family #54; Owns Farm, free-of-mortgage; Farm-Schedule #52
1910 ST WV COUNTY: Marion ED ED:76; Winfield Magisterial District Pg# Sheet 9B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Watson, Edgar S. (head) 58 WV WV-WV; 1st-marriage; married-29-years; Farmer, General farm, O.A.
", Mary R. (wife) 48 WV WV-WV; 1st-marriage; married-29-years; 7-children-born / 7-living
", Cleophus (son) 26 WV WV-WV; single; Farmer, General farm; O.A.
", James E. (son) 24 WV WV-WV; single; Farmer, General farm; O.A.
", Mary M. (dau) 20 WV WV-WV
", Charles M. (son) 17 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
", Bessie D. (dau) 15 WV WV-WV
", Ellis L. (son) 8 WV WV-WV
Lines 83-90; Enum-Dwelling #176; Enum-Family #175; Owns-farm, free-of-mortgage; Farm-Schedule #159
1920 ST   COUNTY:   ED   Pg#  
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
       
       
Lines ; Enum-Dwelling #; Enum-Family #

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