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Pearl Watson

Male 1889 - 1955


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  • Name  Pearl Watson  [1
    Born  21 Feb 1889  near Glasgow, Jefferson County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender  Male 
    Died  16 Oct 1955  Burlington Hospital, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Obituary  17 Oct 1955  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    the Burlington Hawk-Eye Gazette 
    • Pearl Watson, Winfield, died In Burlington hospital on October 16. Death was due to a heart ailment. He had been admitted to the hospital on October 14.

      Watson was 68 years old. He was the son of Columbus and Elizabeth McDowell Watson, and was born near Glasgow, in Jefferson county, on February 21, 1889. On May 3, 1911, he was married to Ovova (sic) Beauchamp. The lived on the same farm in the Winfield community for 32 years Watson was a member of the Presbyterian church, the Masonic lodge and the Order of Eastern Star.

      Surviving are his wife; a son and a daughter, Verl Watson and Mrs. Ray Ross, both ot Winfield; both brothers, John F. Watson of Fairfield and Charles C. Watson of Mount Pleasant, a grandson and three granddaughters.

      A half-brother, Ray Watson of Idaho, also survives. A half-brother and two half-sisters died previously.

      Ray Ross, son-in-law of Watson, who was badly burned in an explosion two months ago, was dismissed from Burlington hospital a few hours after Watson was admitted.

      Funeral services for Watson will be held at the Presbyterian church at 1:30 Tuesday afternoon.

      The Reverend C. E. Chandler will officiate, and burial will be in Beauchamp cemetery. The body is at the Barton-McKasson funeral home.
    Cemetery Info/Epitaph  Find A Grave Memorial# 84097668  [3
    • His grave is at the Beauchamp Cemetery, Crawfordsville, Washington County, Iowa; memorial provided courtesy of No Reins

      There was no headstone photo online at the Find A Grave web site as of September 2012
    Buried  18 Oct 1955  Beauchamp Cemetery, Crawfordsville, Washington County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I15795  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Family  Ovoca Beauchamp,   b. 3 Mar 1894, Washington County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1975, Mercy Hospital, Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  3 May 1911  Washington County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Children 
    >1. Gladys Marie Watson,   b. 14 Nov 1911, near Winfield, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1999, Winfield, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Verl F. Watson,   b. 20 Aug 1919, Winfield, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1990, Burlington Medical Center, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F5637  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S1623] Gipple, Ovoca (Beauchamp/Watson) - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 8, July 18, 1975; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S2420] Watson, Pearl - Obituary, (originally published in the Burlington Hawk-Eye Gazette, page 13, October 17, 1955; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S426] Find A Grave (web site) (Reliability: 3).