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Re: looking for Viola Keene family from Turner, Maine
Posted by: Annie Carlile (ID *****3078) Date: August 27, 2011 at 17:27:30
In Reply to: looking for Viola Keene family from Turner, Maine by Barb Watson Learned of 1590

Hi. I'm not related to this family. Here is Viola's marriage record:

Maine Marriage Records, 1705-1922 about Benjamin Watson
Name:        Benjamin Watson
Spouse:        Viola C Keen
Marriage Date:        30 Jun 1866
Marriage Place:        Turner
Registration Place:        Turner, Androscoggin
Gender:        Male

Here is the family in 1900:

1900 United States Federal Census about Benjamin Watson
Name:        Benjamin Watson
Home in 1900:        Auburn, Androscoggin, Maine
Age:        57
Birth Date:        Mar 1843
Birthplace:        Maine
Race:        White
Gender:        Male
Relationship to head-of-house:        Head
Father's Birthplace:        Maine
Mother's Birthplace:        Maine
Spouse's Name:        Viola C Watson
Marriage year:        1868
Marital Status:        Married
Years married:        32
Household Members:        
Name        Age
Benjamin Watson        57 b. Mar 1843 Maine, parents b. Maine; shoe shop
Viola C Watson        50 b. Aug 1849 Maine, par b. Maine; 4 children/4 surviving
Harold L Watson        15 b. May 1885 Maine; at school

Here they are in 1880:

1880 United States Federal Census about Benjamin Watson
Name:        Benjamin Watson
Home in 1880:        Turner, Androscoggin, Maine
Age:        38
Estimated Birth Year:        abt 1842
Birthplace:        Maine
Relation to Head of Household:        Self (Head)
Spouse's Name:        Viola C. Watson
Father's birthplace:        Maine
Mother's birthplace:        Maine
Neighbors:        View others on page
Occupation:        Shoe Maker
Marital Status:        Married
Race:        White
Gender:        Male
Household Members:        
Name        Age
Benjamin Watson        38 b. 1842 Maine, par b. Maine
Viola C. Watson        31 b. 1849 Maine, par b. Maine
Daniel C. Watson        9 b. 1871 Maine
Myron H. Watson        5 b. 1875 Maine

Here is a marriage record for their son Daniel:

Maine Marriage Records, 1705-1922 about Daniel C Watson
Name:        Daniel C Watson
Spouse:        Hora M Frank
Marriage Date:        28 Jun 1896
Marriage Place:        Minot
Registration Place:        Minot, Androscoggin
Birth Date:        abt 1871
Age:        25
Spouse Age:        25
Father:        Benjn Watson
Mother:        Viola Keene
Spouse Father:        Alonzo Mitchell
Spouse Mother:        Mary Thomas

Hope this helps. Annie


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