George J. Watson house

WATSON, George J house

Historical Images Collection

Ref. No. P001-062
Subject George J. Watson Residence
Location Strawn, Palo Pinto County, Texas
Date 1984
Caption George J. Watson Residence
Notes This historic 5,200 square-foot residence was built by George J. and Lelah Watson in 1919 for $98,000.00. The next year, George J. Watson, age 53, born in Georgia, a Merchant, appears with his wife, Lela, age 46, born in Texas, and their sons, Irby C., age 27; Charles L., age 23; and John W., age 20 (all Texas natives), in the 1920 U.S. census, Palo Pinto County, Texas, population schedule, Strawn, Justice Precinct 8, Supervisor’s District 7, Enumeration District 210, p. 240, sheet 3A, household 23, family 31; National Archives microfilm T625-1839.
Source “The Historic George J. Watson Residence,” Eastland [Texas] Telegram, 19 February 2006.