WATSON DEPUY was born February 6, 1934 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He married Elizabeth Eliza Harman in the early 1850s, and began working in the banking business in 1857.
Watson Depuy came to Camden in 1875 to work at the First National Bank. In 1878 he was promoted to head cashier of this bank, a post he held for thirty years. In 1908 he was elected vice-president of the bank.
The 1880 Census shows Watson Depuy and family living at 531 North 6th Street. The 1880 City Directory has the family at 315 Cooper Street. According to the directories for 1884 and 1885, the Depuys resided at 519 Linden Street, By 1887 Watson Depuy and family were making their home at 511 Linden Street. This would be his home until his retirement in 1911.
Watson Depuy passed away in Philadelphia at the home of his daughter, Clara Depuy Huggard, on May 20, 1915. After services at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Camden, he was buried at Harleigh Cemetery.
HISTORY OF CAMDEN COUNTY
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Charles F. Currie
Francis Ford Patterson Sr.
Charles Van Dyke Joline
Samuel H. Grey
H. Genet Taylor - Dr.
Paul H. Markley
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Leonard Hurley - Charles
H. Ellis - Charles V.D.
Joline - Edmund E. Read
Harry C. Kramer - Howard Carrow - Philander Knox - James H. Davidson
Johm T. Dorrance - E.G.C. Bleakly - David A. Henderson - Samuel W. Sparks
Henry C. Loudenslager - Francis Howell - Walter Wood - Elmer E. Long
George W. Jessup - Joseph Gaskill - Volney G. Bennett - Wilbur F. Rose
Alexander C. Wood - George A. Frey - Charles A. Reynolds - E.B. Leaming
Heulings Lippincott - Charles K. Haddon - Fithian S. Simmons - J.B. Van Sciver
David Jester - Frank B. Sitley - Alpheus McCracken - Thomas S. Nekervis
DeCourcy May - Isaac Ferris - Lionel C. Simpson - John M. Kelly
G. George Browning - Watson Depuy - John C. Danenhower - John B. McFeeley
Elias Davis - Anthony Kobus - Captain John B. Adams
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