Obituary for William M. Watts

The following obituary was published in the Marshall Mountain Wave in 1988. William Watts William M. Watts[1] of Sutter died December 9, 1988 in Rideout Hospital. He was 72. An Arkansas native, he lived in Sutter for 35 years[2] and was a retired employee of the State Department of Water Resources. He was a member…

The Mystery of Louise

In December 2012, I published an article called 1518 Wilson Avenue that recounted how I had found William M. Watts in the 1940 census for Chicago, Illinois. Go read it now. I’ll wait. Now, as you recall (since you just read the article, right?), William was married to a person unfamiliar to me, a mystery…