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Elizabeth Cook Watson

Birthplace Glasgow Place of Death Ontario Cochrane Canada Date of Birth: May 18, 1895 Date of Death: March 23, 1927


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Lizzie [Elizabeth]Cook Watson

Gender: Female
Date and place of birth: 18th May 1895, Carluke, Glasgow
Date and Place of Death: 23rd March 1927, Cochrane, Ontario, Canada
Nationality: Scottish
Childhood: 5th of at least 7 children
Parents: Walter and Elizabeth nee Peat
Parents occupations: Tailor
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K
Occupation: Waitress /shop assistant grocer
Place of residence at Gretna:Not known
Marital status: Married

Lizzie’s husband

Children: 2 sons
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Awards/recognitions: N/k
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Lizzie Cook Watson with son Jack

Lizzie Cook Watson and friend

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Mini Biography
Elizabeth [ Lizzie ]Cook Watson 1895-1927
Lizzie Cook Watson was born on 18th May 1895 at Carluke, Glasgow to Walter and Elizabeth nee Peat. Her father was a tailor.
1901 5th of 7 children living at Kirkton Street, Carluke.
1911- shop assistant at Cassels Street, Carluke
26th January 1916 married John Davidson McCrae a Carluke Railway Booking clerk Lizzie a grocers assistant of Hamilton Street, Carluke
April 1916 son born .
WW1 – employed at Gretna
14th June 1919, husband died of cerebral haemorrhage at ?, usual residence 38 Hamilton Street, Carluke. Railway booking clerk.
October 1924 emigrated to Quebec “ to assist mother a little”
23rd March 1927 died at Cochrane, Ontario aged 32 , a waitress “septic abortion septic thrombosis”

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