Rev. D.R. Watson was born in Scotland in 1841; came to America in 1852; received his early education at White Star seminary, N.Y. He graduated in the nine years’ course at Madison University in 1868, and at Rochester Theological Seminary in 1871, with the title of A.M. His first pastoral charge was at Lowville, N.Y. He next went to Brandon, Vt., where he spent five years, and then to Wyoming Territory where he remained five months. He came to Sioux City in 1881. In 1876 he married Carlie E. Copeley, and has two children-John R. and Robinson D.