16 September 2013

Obituary Of Miss Alma Watt

From the Tuesday, September 16, 1958, edition of the Orlando Sentinel:

Miss Alma Ruth Watt, 49, died in a New Smyrna Beach hospital Monday.

She was from Wilmington, Del., and had been visiting her brother, Mason Watt, 804 Faulkner St., New Smyrna Beach, for three days.

Miss Watt was a secretary to the vice present of the Hercules Power Co.  She was a native of Stoney Point, N.C., and a graduate of the Beacom Business College of Wilmington.  She was a member of the Methodist Church.

Other survivors include four brothers, Henry of Ozone; Fred B., with the navy at Green Cove Springs; Eugene of Norfolk, Va., and William Watt of Chicago, and two sisters, Mrs. Walter Hard of Yardley, Pa., and Mrs. Vaughn Rutter of Wilmington.  Dudley Funeral Home is in charge.

In 1940 Alma R. Watt was living with her widowed father, Marvin, and siblings Eugene and Mary.

United States Census, 1910
residence: Sharpes, Alexander, North Carolina
Household Gender Age Birthplace
self Marvin V Watt M 34y North Carolina
wife Bessie D Watt F 23y North Carolina
son Henry V Watt M 2y North Carolina
dau Alma R Watt F 0y 7m North Carolina

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