|Birth: ||Jan. 30, 1874|
|Death: ||Dec. 7, 1963|
Eva Ellanora Markle was the daughter of George W. and Mary Gertrude Vestal Markle. She was born in Ashawa in Dallas County, IA. Eva married David Emery Watson on June 27, 1900 in Webber, Jewell Co., KS. They were the parents of Mark Emery, Bessie Orlena, Mabel Evelyn, Ralph Orval and Ruth Agnes. Her husband David Emery Watson is buried beside her in Bronson Cemetery.
FT. SCOTT TRIBUNE
December 9, 1963
Mrs. David Watson
Mrs. Eva Ellanora Watson, 89, of Bronson, died yesterday afternoon at the Mercy Hospital in Ft. Scott.
Mrs. Watson was born Jan. 39, 1874 at Ashewa, Iowa, the daughter of George and Mary Markle. She married David Watson at Webber, Kan., on June 27, 1900. In 1902 they moved to Bronson where he was a blacksmith. He died Oct. 16, 1940. She was a member of the Royal Neighbors, the Rebekah Lodge and the Methodist Church.
Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Bessie Colwell, of Bayfield, Colo., Mrs. Ruth Donoho of Saco, Mont., and Mrs. Mabel Nichols of Bronson; a son, Ralph O. Watson, Salinas, Calif.; two brothers Thomas H. Markle of Glasgow, Mont., and Charles Markle of Canton, S.D.; two sisters, Mrs. Mabel Zumwalt of Hesperia, Calif., and Mrs. Anna Vimont of Springfield, Ore.; 13 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Bronson Methodist Church with the Rev. Mrs. Winnie Reade officiating. Burial will be in Bronson Cemetery. The family requests that memorial donations be made to the cancer society.
December 9, 1963
MRS EVA E. WATSON
Mrs. Eva Ellanora Watson, 89, Bronson, died at 5:30 p.m. yesterday in Mercy Hospital.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Bronson Methodist Church, with the Rev. Mrs. Paul Reade, officiating. The body is at Ralston-Hutton Funeral Home, Moran.
Mrs. Watson was born Jan. 30, 1874, in Ashton, IA.; the daughter of George and Mary Markle.
She married David Watson at Webber, Kas., on June 27, 1900. The couple moved in 1902 to Bronson, He died there in 1940. Mrs. Watson had lived the past ten years in the home of her daughter, Mrs. Mabel Nichols, Bronson.
Survivors are three daughters, Mrs. Nichols; Mrs. Park (Bessie) Colwell, Bayfield, Solo.; and Mrs. William (Ruth) Donoho, Saco, Mont.; and a son, Ralph Watson of Salinas, Calif.; two brothers, Thomas Markle, Glasgow, Mont., and Charles Markle, Canton, S.D.; two sisters, Mrs. Mabel Zumwalt, Hesperia, Calif., and Mrs. Anna Vimont, Springfield, Ore. There are 13 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
George Washington Markle (1846 - 1926)
Mary Gertrude Vestal Markle (1850 - 1927)
David Emery Watson (1872 - 1940)*
Mark Emery Watson (1901 - 1952)*
Bessie Orlena Watson Colwell (1903 - 1988)*
Mabel Evelyn Watson Nichols (1904 - 1978)*
Ralph Orval Watson (1907 - 1969)*
Ruth Agnes Watson Donoho (1911 - 2001)*
Lena Maud Markle Sweet (1872 - 1957)*
Eva Ellanora Markle Watson (1874 - 1963)
Harry Pomeroy Markle (1876 - 1949)*
Charles Edwin Markle (1878 - 1968)*
Thomas Horatio Markle (1880 - 1972)*
Allie "Mabel" Markle Zumwalt (1882 - 1982)*
Mary Elizabeth Markle Ballard (1884 - 1944)*
Anna Laura Markle Vimont (1889 - 1979)*
George Emmett Markle (1896 - 1936)*
Note: See more photos on her husband's memorial.
Created by: Evelyn L. Jones Christen...
Record added: Feb 01, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24307319
This researcher has not provided information and links to 4 of the 5 children, of David E. and Eva E. Markle WATSON: 1. Mabel Watson Nichols 2. Ruth Watson Donaho3. Bessie Watson Colwell4. Ralph Watson5. Mark E. Watson|
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