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EUGENE O. WATTS was born in Montgomery County, Tenn., November 11, 1848, and removed with his parents to Todd County, Ky., in infancy, where he has continued to reside. He is the son of Charles G. Watts, who was born in Todd County in 1818, where he died in 1879, and Caroline E., daughter of Dabney and Agnes (Walton) Smith, his wife, who was born in Virginia. Their children are: Alice A., Eudora A. (Sladyen), Eugene O., Thomas D., Charles II., George W., Frank W., Walter L. and Carrie E. Eugene O. was married in 1871 to Miss Emma H. Redmon, of Trenton, Ky., and from this union sprang: Harry W., born October 8, 1872; Rulie R., April 30, 1876. Mrs. Watts died May 16, 1877, and Mr. Watts was next married, December 20, 1883, to Miss Lucy W., daughter of David and Mary (Rollow) Dickerson, of Montgomery County, Tenn., who was born February 13, 1855. Subject’s grandfather, Thomas Watts, was long a Baptist minister, who died about 1860. Mr. Watts (our subject) procured a good English education. He is a farmer by profession, having 151 acres of fine land in a good state of cultivation. He is a member of Mount Zion Baptist Church, and is a Democrat.

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