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James O. Watson

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May 17, 1815

James Otis Watson was born at Benton's Ferry

1841

James O. Watson married Matilda Lamb

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1852

James O Watson joined with Francis H. Pierpont to open a mine in Fairmont

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1861

James O. Watson served as a delegate to the Second Wheeling Convention

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1874

James O. Watson's coal mine partnership with Francis H. Pierpont was dissolved

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1886

James O. Watson and Aretas B. Fleming started the Montana mine

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1901

Aretas Fleming and Clarence W. Watson merged coal companies into the Fairmont Coal Company

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Jun 12, 1902

James O. Watson died at his La Grange mansion in Fairmont


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