Nicholas Miles Wathen1,2,3

b. 22 June 1760, d. 24 April 1811
ChartsDescendants of John Heaton of Lincolnshire, including the Immigrant Nathaniel
Birth*22 June 1760Nicholas Miles Wathen was born on 22 June 1760 in Maryland.4,5
Marriage*1784He married Sarah Heaton, daughter of Isaac Heaton and Hannah Bowen, in 1784.6,7,8
(Husband) Relocation1785Nicholas probably left Virginia with his wife and her parents, Hannah and Isaac Heaton, in 1785, and moved west to Pennsylvania where two of the Heaton brothers, John and Henry, had already settled. They established their new home in that part of Washington County, Pennsylvania, which would become Greene County in 1796.9
Census 1800*1800Nicholas Wathen appeared on the 1800 census as the Head of Household in Morgan, Greene County, Pennsylvania. A total of 10 people made up the Wathen household in 1800. Nicholas and Sarah would have been the two people, 1 male and 1 female, between the ages of 26 thru 44, and the other 8 members of their household were all under the age of 16 identified as 1 male under 10, 1 male 10 thru 15, 3 females under 10 and 3 females 10 thru 15.10
Census 18101810Nicholas Wathen appeared on the 1810 census as the Head of Household in Morgan, Greene County, Pennsylvania. A total of 10 people made up the Wathen household in 1810. Nicholas and Sarah would have been the two people, 1 male and 1 female, over the age of 45, and the other 8 members of their household were identified as 2 males ages 10 thru 15, 2 females under 10, 1 female 10 thru 15 and 3 females 16 thru 25.11
Death*24 April 1811He died on 24 April 1811 in Greene County, Pennsylvania, at age 504,5
Burial* and was buried in the township of Heaton Cemetery, Morgan, Greene County.12

Family

Sarah Heaton b. 16 Dec 1764, d. 5 Sep 1830
Children1.Mary Wathen4 b. 2 Oct 1785, d. 5 May 1853
2.Henry Wathen4,5 b. 10 Feb 1787, d. Oct 1787
3.Hannah Wathen4 b. 10 Sep 1788, d. 12 Feb 1834
4.Nancy Wathen4 b. 1 Jul 1790, d. 24 Sep 1851
5.Rachel Wathen4 b. 29 Apr 1792, d. 1 Aug 1840
6.Druscilla Wathen4 b. 1 May 1794, d. 8 Jan 1834
7.Charlotte Wathen4 b. 24 Aug 1796, d. 16 May 1802
8.Eli Wathen4 b. 22 Oct 1798, d. 22 Feb 1854
9.Delilah Wathen4 b. 3 Jun 1801, d. 16 May 1802
10.Cynthia Wathen4 b. 20 Dec 1803, d. 5 May 1833
11.Sarah Wathen4 b. 12 Jul 1806, d. 20 Oct 1875

Citations

  1. [S42] Rachel (Heaton) Colver and Howard L. Leckey, Rachel Heaton's Letter : The Tenmile Country and Its Pioneer Families, pages 282-284. Note: Rachel was 3 months short of being 81 years old when she wrote this letter on 25 January 1861 from her "best recollection." Howard Leckey, the author of Tenmile County, in doing his own research, found Rachel's information to be "fairly correct" and reportedly adjusted any discrepancies he found. (Apollo, Pennsylvania: Closson Press, August 1993), his surname spelled "Wathen". Hereinafter cited as Rachel Heaton's Letter : The Tenmile Country.
  2. [S1272] Howard L. Leckey, The Tenmile Country and its Pioneer Families. A Genealogical History of the Upper Monongahela Valley (with surname index). (Apollo, Pennsylvania: Closson Press, August 1993), pages 288-289, his surname spelled "Wathen". Hereinafter cited as The Tenmile Country.
  3. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 7, page 243, his surname spelled "Warthen". Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  4. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 7, page 243.
  5. [S1272] Howard L. Leckey, The Tenmile Country, pages 288-289.
  6. [S42] Rachel (Heaton) Colver and Howard L. Leckey, Rachel Heaton's Letter : The Tenmile Country, pages 282-284, spelling their surname "Wathen."
  7. [S1272] Howard L. Leckey, The Tenmile Country, pages 288-289, spelling their surname "Wathen."
  8. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 7, page 243, spelling their surname as "Warthen."
  9. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 7, page 242.
  10. [S164] 1800 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Nicholas Wathen, Morgan, Greene, Pennsylvania; Series: M32; Roll: 40; Page: 83; Image: 112; Family History Library Film: 363343. Hereinafter cited as 1800 US Federal Census.
  11. [S165] 1810 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, Household of Nicholas Wathen, Morgan, Greene, Pennsylvania; Roll: 49; Page: 66; Image: 00042; Family History Library Film: 0193675. Hereinafter cited as 1810 US Federal Census.
  12. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Nicholas Miles Wathen, Memorial# 70433030. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.

Rachel Wathen1

b. 29 April 1792, d. 1 August 1840
Relationship6th great-granddaughter of John Heaton
ChartsDescendants of John Heaton of Lincolnshire, including the Immigrant Nathaniel (#1)
Descendants of John Heaton of Lincolnshire, including the Immigrant Nathaniel (#2)
Father*Nicholas Miles Wathen1 b. 22 Jun 1760, d. 24 Apr 1811
Mother*Sarah Heaton1 b. 16 Dec 1764, d. 5 Sep 1830
Birth*29 April 1792Rachel Wathen was born on 29 April 1792 in that part of Washington County, Pennsylvania, that became Greene County.1
Marriage*She married, as his first wife, Abijah Heaton, son of William Heaton and Abigail ______.1,2,3
Death*1 August 1840She died on 1 August 1840 at age 481,2
Burial* and was buried in the Grimes School House Cemetery, Jefferson, Greene County.4,2

Family

Abijah Heaton b. 27 Apr 1789, d. 9 Jun 1847

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 7, page 243. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  2. [S1272] Howard L. Leckey, The Tenmile Country and its Pioneer Families. A Genealogical History of the Upper Monongahela Valley (with surname index). (Apollo, Pennsylvania: Closson Press, August 1993), pages 288-289. Hereinafter cited as The Tenmile Country.
  3. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 5, pages 154-155.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Rachel (Wathen) Heaton, Memorial# 100583017. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.

Sarah Wathen1

b. 12 July 1806, d. 20 October 1875
Relationship6th great-granddaughter of John Heaton
ChartsDescendants of John Heaton of Lincolnshire, including the Immigrant Nathaniel
Father*Nicholas Miles Wathen1 b. 22 Jun 1760, d. 24 Apr 1811
Mother*Sarah Heaton1 b. 16 Dec 1764, d. 5 Sep 1830
Birth*12 July 1806Sarah Wathen was born on 12 July 1806 near Morgan, Greene County, Pennsylvania.2,3
Marriage*9 February 1826She married James Russell, son of James Russell and Rachel Kennedy, on 9 February 1826.4
Death*20 October 1875She died on 20 October 1875 at age 69.4,1

Family

James Russell b. 24 Apr 1798

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 7, page 243. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  2. [S1272] Howard L. Leckey, The Tenmile Country and its Pioneer Families. A Genealogical History of the Upper Monongahela Valley (with surname index). (Apollo, Pennsylvania: Closson Press, August 1993), pages 288-289, noting her date of birth as 12 July 1806. Hereinafter cited as The Tenmile Country.
  3. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 7, page 243, noting her date of birth as 12 June 1806.
  4. [S1272] Howard L. Leckey, The Tenmile Country, pages 288-289.

Captain A. Watkins1

Marriage*He married Jane Frost, daughter of Honorable John Frost and Mary Pepperell.1

Family

Jane Frost b. 15 May 1725

Citations

  1. [S1009] Cecil Hampden Cutts Howard, The Pepperrells in America, downloaded from the Open Library Project at www.openlibrary.org. (Salem, Massachusetts: printed for the Essex Institute, 1906), page 6. Hereinafter cited as The Pepperrells in America.

Andrew Watkins1

b. 13 June 1722
Father*Captain John Watkins1
Mother*Dorothy Pepperell1 b. 23 Jul 1698, d. 8 Jan 1763
Birth*13 June 1722Andrew Watkins was born on Tuesday 13 June 1722.1

Citations

  1. [S1009] Cecil Hampden Cutts Howard, The Pepperrells in America, downloaded from the Open Library Project at www.openlibrary.org. (Salem, Massachusetts: printed for the Essex Institute, 1906), page 12. Hereinafter cited as The Pepperrells in America.

Elizabeth Watkins1

Marriage*23 August 1709She married Joshua Smith on 23 August 1709 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2

Family

Joshua Smith
Child1.Sarah Smith1 b. 13 Jan 1711/12

Citations

  1. [S1240] Raymond Gordon Hawes, The Edward Hawes Heirs : Edward Hawes, ca. 1616-1687, of Dedham, Massachusetts, and his wife, Eliony Lumber : and some of their descendants through eleven generations. Edward Hawes (ca. 1616-1687) was living at Dedham, Massachusetts, by 1648, where he married Eliony Lumber (ca. 1625-1688/9) that year. They had nine children, 1648/9-1666, all born at Dedham. Descendants lived in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, Maine, Vermont, Connecticut, New Hampshire, and elsewhere. Descendants also spell their surname Haws. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, 1996), Generation Three, pages 15-27. Hereinafter cited as The Edward Hawes Heirs.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 36, her surname transcribed as "Wadkins". Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

John Watkins1

b. 19 June 1720
Father*Captain John Watkins1
Mother*Dorothy Pepperell1 b. 23 Jul 1698, d. 8 Jan 1763
Birth*19 June 1720John Watkins was born on Tuesday 19 June 1720.1

Citations

  1. [S1009] Cecil Hampden Cutts Howard, The Pepperrells in America, downloaded from the Open Library Project at www.openlibrary.org. (Salem, Massachusetts: printed for the Essex Institute, 1906), page 12. Hereinafter cited as The Pepperrells in America.

Captain John Watkins1

Marriage*26 March 1719He married as her first husband Dorothy Pepperell, daughter of William Pepperell and Margery Bray, at noon on 26 March 1719.1
Death*He died.1

Family

Dorothy Pepperell b. 23 Jul 1698, d. 8 Jan 1763
Children1.John Watkins1 b. 19 Jun 1720
2.William Watkins1 b. 4 Jun 1721, d. 29 Jun 1728
3.Andrew Watkins1 b. 13 Jun 1722

Citations

  1. [S1009] Cecil Hampden Cutts Howard, The Pepperrells in America, downloaded from the Open Library Project at www.openlibrary.org. (Salem, Massachusetts: printed for the Essex Institute, 1906), page 12. Hereinafter cited as The Pepperrells in America.

William Watkins1

b. 4 June 1721, d. 29 June 1728
Father*Captain John Watkins1
Mother*Dorothy Pepperell1 b. 23 Jul 1698, d. 8 Jan 1763
Birth*4 June 1721William Watkins was born on Sunday 4 June 17211
Death*29 June 1728 and died on 29 June 1728 at age 7.1

Citations

  1. [S1009] Cecil Hampden Cutts Howard, The Pepperrells in America, downloaded from the Open Library Project at www.openlibrary.org. (Salem, Massachusetts: printed for the Essex Institute, 1906), page 12. Hereinafter cited as The Pepperrells in America.

Culbertson Watson1

Marriage*He married, as her first husband, Mary Buckles, daughter of James Buckles and Sarah Garrard.1

Family

Mary Buckles b. 15 Nov 1776, d. 25 Aug 1861

Citations

  1. [S1579] Carl M. Hale, "Descendants of Robert Buckles I", online at http://www.genealogy.com/ftm/h/a/l/Carl-M-Hale/…, Generation No. 2, citing: Shirley (Coy) Beeching, (E-mail:e-mail address). Hereinafter cited as Robert Buckles I.

Elizabeth Watson1

b. 18 January 1648
Father*George Watson1
Mother*Phebe Hicks1
Birth*18 January 1648Elizabeth Watson was born on 18 January 1648 in Plymouth, Plymouth Colony.1
Marriage*28 November 1667She married Joseph Williams, son of Richard Williams and Frances Deighton, on 28 November 1667 in Taunton, Plymouth Colony.1

Family

Joseph Williams b. c 1643, d. 17 Aug 1692
Child1.Joseph Williams+1 b. 13 Feb 1678

Citations

  1. [S1192] Winifred Lovering Holman, "English Ancestry of Richard Williams and his wife Frances (Deighton) Williams", viewed and printed from NEHGS online at www.americanancestors.org, The American Genealogist and New Haven Genealogical Magazine, Volumes 9 and 10 (1932-1933): Volume 9, page 136. Hereinafter cited as "Richard Williams and Frances Deighton."

George Watson1

Marriage*He married Phebe Hicks.1

Family

Phebe Hicks
Child1.Elizabeth Watson+1 b. 18 Jan 1648

Citations

  1. [S1192] Winifred Lovering Holman, "English Ancestry of Richard Williams and his wife Frances (Deighton) Williams", viewed and printed from NEHGS online at www.americanancestors.org, The American Genealogist and New Haven Genealogical Magazine, Volumes 9 and 10 (1932-1933): Volume 9, page 136. Hereinafter cited as "Richard Williams and Frances Deighton."

John Watson1,2

b. 17 October 1769, d. 6 June 1835
Birth*17 October 1769John Watson was born on 17 October 1769.2
Marriage*30 November 1794He married Pamela Howard, daughter of Ezra Hayward and Esther Delano, on 30 November 1794 in Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.2
Death*6 June 1835He died on 6 June 1835 in Duxbury, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, at age 65.2

Family

Pamela Howard b. 27 Feb 1776

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Hayward, pages 181-190. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S847] Muriel Curtis Cushing, Philip Delano of the "Fortune" 1621 and his Descendants in the Fifth and Sixth Generations - Part One (Family Numbers 198-367) (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2004), Family number 329, page 134. Hereinafter cited as Philip Delano of the "Fortune" 1621 5th and 6th Generations - Part One.

Mary Watson1

b. 1642, d. 1 December 1723
Birth*1642Mary Watson was born in 1642, as calculated from her noted age at death.1,2
Marriage*21 August 1662She married Thomas Leonard, son of James Leonard and Mary Jane Martin, on 21 August 1662 in Plymouth, Plymouth Colony.3,1,2
(Wife) Death24 November 1713Mary became a widow when Thomas Leonard died on 24 November 1713.4,2
Death*1 December 1723She died on 1 December 1723 at age 81.2

Family

Thomas Leonard b. 3 Aug 1641, d. 24 Nov 1713
Children1.Mary Leonard2 b. 2 Aug 1663
2.Thomas Leonard2 b. 22 Jan 1665/66
3.John Leonard2 b. 18 May 1668
4.George Leonard2 b. 18 Apr 1671, d. 5 Sep 1716
5.Samuel Leonard+1 b. 1 Feb 1673/74, d. 13 Apr 1745
6.Elkanah Leonard2 b. 15 May 1677, d. 29 Dec 1714
7.James Leonard2 b. 17 Dec 1679, d. 8 May 1680
8.Daughter Leonard2,5 b. 10 Apr 1681
9.Seth Leonard2 b. 28 Apr 1682, d. 2 Nov 1682
10.Phebe Leonard2 b. 3 Mar 1684, d. 15 Jul 1685
11.Elizabeth Leonard6 b. 15 Jul 1686

Citations

  1. [S1140] Elisha Clarke Leonard, James Leonard of Taunton, ironmaster. In four volumes: Volume 1, 1st-5th generations, Volume 2, 6th generation, Volume 3, 7th generation, Volume 4, 8th generation. James Leonard was born in England and came to America about 1660 settling in Massachusetts where he was an ironworker. He may have worked at the iron works at Jamestown before it was destroyed. He married twice and had 4 children. Information on many of his descendants to the 8th generation is included in these volumes. Descendants live throughout the United States especially in New England. Includes index: Person number 2, pages 14 and 16-24; FHL Film# 1598012, Items 7-10, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as James Leonard of Taunton, Massachusetts, ironmaster.
  2. [S1142] Wm. R. Deane, Genealogical Memoir of the Leonard Family containing a full account of the first three generations of the family of James Leonard, who was an early settler of Taunton, MS. (Massachusetts), downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: Office of the New England Historic-Genealogical Register, 1851), Genealogy, page 17. Hereinafter cited as The Family of James Leonard of Taunton.
  3. [S1025] Plymouth MA: Vital Records to 1850, online at www.americanancestors.org, page 663, his surname spelled "Learned". Hereinafter cited as Plymouth MA: Vital Records to 1850.
  4. [S481] First Book of Raynham (MA) Records, 1700-1835 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, page 24, citing page 41. Hereinafter cited as Raynham, Massachusetts Records-NEHGS.
  5. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton, Volume 3, Deaths, page 130. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  6. [S1142] Wm. R. Deane, The Family of James Leonard of Taunton, Genealogy, pages 17-18.

______ Watson1

d. before 25 August 1777
Marriage*He married Rachel ______.1
Death*before 25 August 1777He died before 25 August 1777 when Charles Vipont named his widow, Rachael Watson, as a beneficiary in his will.1

Family

Rachel ______

Citations

  1. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Transcripts of memorials of deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms. Most are now digitized and available online at www.familysearch.org, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah: 1778; Film# 531695, Volume 323, pages 357-358, Deed Number 215449, images 187-188. Hereinafter cited as Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929.

James Watt1

(Grantee) Deed Memorial25 March 1831A memorial of an indenture of lease dated 25 March 1831 was made between John Hinds of Waterloo Lodge in the county of Meath, Esq. and Sarah Atkinson, otherwise Atkinson, widow, of the first part and James Watt of North Cumberland Street in the city of Dublin, Esq. of the other part.

Whereby the said John Hinds and Sarah Hinds, for the consideration therein mentioned, did demise, grant and set unto the said James Watt all that the lot of ground with the dwelling house or cottage built thereon called "Elin" and the out houses and gardens behind the same part of the land of Monkstown, in the parish of Monkstown and county of Dublin, situate on the south side of the road leading from Dublin to Monkstown containing in breadth in front to said road 60 feet and one-half or thereabouts, in breadth in the rear 60 feet or thereabouts, in depth from front to rear on the east side 204 feet or thereabouts, and in depth from front to rear on the west side 200 feet or thereabouts to be the said level measurements, more or less. Which said demised premises are bounded on the north by the High road, on the south by the passage therein after mentioned and a field in the possession of Joshua Mason Chaytor, on the east by the holding of Rose Cross and under tenants, and on the west by Prestige Cottage and garden and the garden of the said Joshua Mason Chaytor together with that strip of ground containing 3 feet in breadth running from behind the said garden to behind the said cottage called Elin along the east side of the said field belonging to the said Joshua Mason Chaytor, containing in length 168 feet 10 inches thereabouts and communicating with the stream of water which runs along the south side of said field and divides the same from the land belonging to John Hall Esq. and Richard Clarke Esq. and which said strip of ground is bounded as follows. That is to say, on the east my land formerly demised by said Rose Cross to John Cullen, on the west by the said field of the said Joshua Mason Chaytor, on the north by the said garden at the rear of said premises called Elin, and on the south by the said stream of water, together with the water and stream, all situate in the barony of Rathdown, parish of Monkstown and county of Dublin.

To hold the same unto the said James Watt, his executors, administrators and assigns, from the 20th day of March then instant for and during the term of 70 years at and under and subject to the payment of the yearly rent of £40 sterling payable quarterly, above taxes, as therein mentioned.

The lease and memorial were executed by the parties, were witnessed, and the memorial was registered on 27 May 1842.1

Citations

  1. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Transcripts of memorials of deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms. Most are now digitized and available online at www.familysearch.org, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah: 1842; Film number 548512; Volume 11; Deed number 48, image 236. Hereinafter cited as Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929.

Emily Watts1

b. before 1815, d. before 1850
Father*John Watts1 d. 1815
Mother*Mary Fowke1 b. 8 Feb 1792, d. 2 Jul 1852
Birth*before 1815Emily Watts was born before 1815.1
Death*before 1850She reached the age of 21, but died unmarried before 1850.1

Citations

  1. [S765] The Bell Family at Links - Genealogy, online at http://genealogy.links.org. Compiled by Camilla von Massenbach at e-mail address. Even though the database is a beta version and sourcing is incomplete, hard to find or absent, it provided some confirming information and new clues about the Bell family. Hereinafter cited as Bell Family at Links - Genealogy.

Francis Watts1

b. 1813, d. 1839
Father*John Watts1 d. 1815
Mother*Mary Fowke1 b. 8 Feb 1792, d. 2 Jul 1852
Birth*1813Francis Watts was born in 1813.1
Death*1839He died in 1839.1

Citations

  1. [S765] The Bell Family at Links - Genealogy, online at http://genealogy.links.org. Compiled by Camilla von Massenbach at e-mail address. Even though the database is a beta version and sourcing is incomplete, hard to find or absent, it provided some confirming information and new clues about the Bell family. Hereinafter cited as Bell Family at Links - Genealogy.

James Alexander Watts1

b. circa 1815, d. 1825
Father*John Watts1 d. 1815
Mother*Mary Fowke1 b. 8 Feb 1792, d. 2 Jul 1852
Birth*circa 1815James Alexander Watts was born circa 1815.1
Death*1825He died in 1825.1

Citations

  1. [S765] The Bell Family at Links - Genealogy, online at http://genealogy.links.org. Compiled by Camilla von Massenbach at e-mail address. Even though the database is a beta version and sourcing is incomplete, hard to find or absent, it provided some confirming information and new clues about the Bell family. Hereinafter cited as Bell Family at Links - Genealogy.

John Watts1

d. 1815
Father*______ Watts
Marriage*6 December 1811He married Mary Fowke, daughter of Francis Fowke and Mary Lowe, on 6 December 1811.1
Death*1815He died in 1815.1

Family

Mary Fowke b. 8 Feb 1792, d. 2 Jul 1852
Children1.Francis Watts1 b. 1813, d. 1839
2.Emily Watts1 b. b 1815, d. b 1850
3.James Alexander Watts1 b. c 1815, d. 1825

Citations

  1. [S765] The Bell Family at Links - Genealogy, online at http://genealogy.links.org. Compiled by Camilla von Massenbach at e-mail address. Even though the database is a beta version and sourcing is incomplete, hard to find or absent, it provided some confirming information and new clues about the Bell family. Hereinafter cited as Bell Family at Links - Genealogy.

Mary Anne Watts1

d. after 1826
Father*______ Watts1
Residence*Mary Anne Watts was identified by the source as being of Battle, Sussex County, England, and was thought not to have married.1
Death*after 1826She died after 1826.1

Citations

  1. [S765] The Bell Family at Links - Genealogy, online at http://genealogy.links.org. Compiled by Camilla von Massenbach at e-mail address. Even though the database is a beta version and sourcing is incomplete, hard to find or absent, it provided some confirming information and new clues about the Bell family. Hereinafter cited as Bell Family at Links - Genealogy.

______ Watts

Family

Children1.John Watts+ d. 1815
2.Mary Anne Watts1 d. a 1826

Citations

  1. [S765] The Bell Family at Links - Genealogy, online at http://genealogy.links.org. Compiled by Camilla von Massenbach at e-mail address. Even though the database is a beta version and sourcing is incomplete, hard to find or absent, it provided some confirming information and new clues about the Bell family. Hereinafter cited as Bell Family at Links - Genealogy.

Jacob Way1

Father*Robert Way2 d. 1727
Mother*Hannah Hickman2
Birth*Jacob Way was born at Kennet, Chester County, Pennsylvania.2
Marriage*He married Sarah Hannum, daughter of John Hannum and Margery ______, in Chester County.2
(Husband) Deathbefore 10 June 1741Jacob became a widower when Sarah (Hannum) Way died.2
Marriage*10 June 1741He married second, as her first husband, Hannah Harvey on 10 June 1741 in Chester County.3
(Husband) Death28 March 1756Jacob became a widower for the second time when Hannah (Harvey) Way died on 28 March 1756.4
Residence*Jacob lived in the township of Kennet, Chester County, Pennsylvania.1
Marriage*3 July 1758He married third, as her second husband, Lydia Vernon, widow of Abraham, daughter of James Sharpless and Mary Lewis, on 3 July 1758 at Concord Meeting, Chester County.5,6

Family 1

Sarah Hannum d. b 10 Jun 1741

Family 2

Hannah Harvey b. 18 Aug 1715, d. 28 Mar 1756

Family 3

Lydia Sharpless b. 20 Feb 1700/1, d. 20 Jan 1760

Citations

  1. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, descended from John and Jane Sharples, settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682 : together with some account of the English ancestry of the family, including the results of researches by Henry Fishwick, and the late Joseph Lemuel Chester, and a full report of the bi-centennial reunion of 1882, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Sharples (d.1685) married Jane Moor and, as Quakers, the family emigrated in 1682 from England to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Descendants (spelling the surname Sharpless) and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere. Includes ancestry in England to the 1200s A.D. Includes index. (Washington DC: Photoduplication Service, 1968 ( a microreoduction of the original published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial committee, in 1887), , page 153. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.
  2. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, with Genealogical and Biographical Sketches, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Louis H. Everts, 1881), Way, pages 756-757. Hereinafter cited as History of Chester County, Pennsylvania.
  3. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Way, pages 756-757, the date written as "4, 10, 1741" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was June, not April.
  4. [S1424] U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935.
  5. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, page 153, noting 3 July 1758 as the date of Lydial's marriage to Jacob Way.
  6. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Way, pages 756-757, noting 18 June 1767 as the date of Jacob's marriage to Lydial (Sharpless) Vernon.

John Way1

b. 15 November 1694, d. 21 October 1777
Father*Robert Way1 d. 1727
Mother*Hannah Hickman1
Birth*15 November 1694John Way was born on 15 November 1694 at Kennet, Chester County, Pennsylvania.2
Marriage*He married Ann Hannum, daughter of John Hannum and Margery ______, in Chester County.3,1
Death*21 October 1777He died on 21 October 1777 at Kennet at age 82.4

Family

Ann Hannum

Citations

  1. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, with Genealogical and Biographical Sketches, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Louis H. Everts, 1881), Way, pages 756-757. Hereinafter cited as History of Chester County, Pennsylvania.
  2. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Way, pages 756-757, the date written as "9, 15, 1694" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was November, not September.
  3. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Hannum, pages 586-587.
  4. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, Way, pages 756-757, the date written as "8, 21, 1777" which, under the Gregorian calendar of that period, was October, not August.

Robert Way1

d. 1727
Marriage*He married Hannah Hickman, daughter of Francis Hickman and Elizabeth ______, probably in Chester County, Pennsylvania.1
Death*1727He died in 1727 at Kennet.1

Family

Hannah Hickman
Children1.John Way1 b. 15 Nov 1694, d. 21 Oct 1777
2.Jacob Way1

Citations

  1. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, with Genealogical and Biographical Sketches, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Louis H. Everts, 1881), Way, pages 756-757. Hereinafter cited as History of Chester County, Pennsylvania.

Abraham Weaver1,2

b. 31 March 1770, d. 14 June 1845
Father*Isaac Weaver1,2 b. 1723, d. 1816
Mother*Sarah Dell1,2 b. 1731, d. 1814
Residence*It was thought that James and Abraham Weaver succeeded their parents at the homestead in Monongalia County, Virginia, and that their sister, Sarah, a widow, kept house for them.3
Birth*31 March 1770Abraham Weaver was born on 31 March 1770 in Chester County, Pennsylvania.1,2,4
(Son) Relocation1788Abraham moved with his parents, and some of his siblings, in 1788 to Monongalia County, Virginia and settled near Morgantown.4
(Minor) Religion26 May 1788A certificate of membership was granted to Abraham's mother Sarah and her minor children, including Abraham, to Westland Monthly Meeting, East Bethlehem, Washington County, Pennsylvania, located about 40 miles north, on the Monongahela River, of their home near Morgantown, Virginia, on 26 May 1788 . His older brother James received one to the same place dated 30 June 17884
Death*14 June 1845 and died unmarried on 14 June 1845 in Virginia at age 75.4

Citations

  1. [S44] Roy Henry Heaton, (Miles City, Montana). "Heaton Family Pedigree Chart - Eleven Generations", prepared by hand in 1941. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, some of the information and the dates, particularly, in this pedigree chart often prove to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented was a good place for us to start, and has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. Hereinafter cited as "Heaton Family Pedigree Chart - 1941."
  2. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, with Genealogical and Biographical Sketches, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Louis H. Everts, 1881), Weaver, pages 759-760. Hereinafter cited as History of Chester County, Pennsylvania.
  3. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, descended from John and Jane Sharples, settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682 : together with some account of the English ancestry of the family, including the results of researches by Henry Fishwick, and the late Joseph Lemuel Chester, and a full report of the bi-centennial reunion of 1882, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Sharples (d.1685) married Jane Moor and, as Quakers, the family emigrated in 1682 from England to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Descendants (spelling the surname Sharpless) and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere. Includes ancestry in England to the 1200s A.D. Includes index. (Washington DC: Photoduplication Service, 1968 ( a microreoduction of the original published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial committee, in 1887), , pages 355-356. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.
  4. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, pages 229-230.

Ann Weaver1

Father*Isaac Weaver1 b. 1 Mar 1756, d. 22 May 1830
Mother*Abigail Price1 b. 24 Aug 1766, d. 10 Sep 1813
Birth*Ann Weaver was probably born in Chester County, Pennsylvania,1,2
Death* and died in infancy.1,2

Citations

  1. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, descended from John and Jane Sharples, settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682 : together with some account of the English ancestry of the family, including the results of researches by Henry Fishwick, and the late Joseph Lemuel Chester, and a full report of the bi-centennial reunion of 1882, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Sharples (d.1685) married Jane Moor and, as Quakers, the family emigrated in 1682 from England to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Descendants (spelling the surname Sharpless) and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere. Includes ancestry in England to the 1200s A.D. Includes index. (Washington DC: Photoduplication Service, 1968 ( a microreoduction of the original published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial committee, in 1887), , pages 357-359. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.
  2. [S1272] Howard L. Leckey, The Tenmile Country and its Pioneer Families. A Genealogical History of the Upper Monongahela Valley (with surname index). (Apollo, Pennsylvania: Closson Press, August 1993), pages 300-301. Hereinafter cited as The Tenmile Country.

Baldwin Weaver1,2

b. 20 November 1760, d. 1 March 1795
Father*Isaac Weaver1,2 b. 1723, d. 1816
Mother*Sarah Dell1,2 b. 1731, d. 1814
Birth*20 November 1760Baldwin Weaver was born on 20 November 1760 in Chester County, Pennsylvania.2,1,3
Religion*26 June 1780Baldwin was a Quaker, and was disowned by Chester Monthly Meeting, Chester County, for mustering with the militia.4
Marriage*He married first Elizabeth ______, who died, leaving no children.4
Marriage*He married second Mary Beaumont, daughter of William Beaumont and Hannah Davis.3
Occupation*1786Baldwin was a tavern-keeper in 1786 at Upper Providence, Chester County.4
(Son) Relocation1788Baldwin's parents, and some of their children, moved from Pennsylvania in 1788 to Monongalia County, Virginia and settled near Morgantown. It is believed by the Sharpless source that Baldwin, with his wife and children, relocated with his parents.3
Death*1 March 1795He died on 1 March 1795 at age 34, probably near Morgantown, Monongalia County, Virginia.1,3

Family 1

Elizabeth ______

Family 2

Mary Beaumont b. 22 Feb 1766, d. 21 Apr 1828

Citations

  1. [S44] Roy Henry Heaton, (Miles City, Montana). "Heaton Family Pedigree Chart - Eleven Generations", prepared by hand in 1941. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, some of the information and the dates, particularly, in this pedigree chart often prove to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented was a good place for us to start, and has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. Hereinafter cited as "Heaton Family Pedigree Chart - 1941."
  2. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, with Genealogical and Biographical Sketches, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Louis H. Everts, 1881), Weaver, pages 759-760. Hereinafter cited as History of Chester County, Pennsylvania.
  3. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, descended from John and Jane Sharples, settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682 : together with some account of the English ancestry of the family, including the results of researches by Henry Fishwick, and the late Joseph Lemuel Chester, and a full report of the bi-centennial reunion of 1882, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Sharples (d.1685) married Jane Moor and, as Quakers, the family emigrated in 1682 from England to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Descendants (spelling the surname Sharpless) and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere. Includes ancestry in England to the 1200s A.D. Includes index. (Washington DC: Photoduplication Service, 1968 ( a microreoduction of the original published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial committee, in 1887), , pages 229-230. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.
  4. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, pages 359-360.

David Weaver1

b. 24 January 1802, d. 29 December 1875
Father*Isaac Weaver1 b. 1 Mar 1756, d. 22 May 1830
Mother*Abigail Price1 b. 24 Aug 1766, d. 10 Sep 1813
Birth*24 January 1802David Weaver was born on 24 January 1802 in Somerset County, Pennsylvania.2,3,4
Marriage*He married first Charlotte Cornwell, daughter of William Henry Cornwell and Ann Price.1,5
Religion*David served as a minister of the Church of Christ.6
Residence*David was a farmer, and owned a farm near Jefferson, Greene County, Pennsylvania.6
Relocation*April 1845 In April 1845, David and Charlotte moved with their family to Knox County, Ohio, where David purchased another farm.6
(Husband) Death16 October 1855David became a widower when Charlotte (Cornwell) Weaver died on 16 October 1855 at age 50.7,8
Marriage*3 October 1857He married second Altha T. Carpenter on 3 October 1857.6
Death*29 December 1875He died on 29 December 1875 in Hartford, Licking County, Ohio, at age 735,9,6
Burial* and was buried in Hartford Cemetery, Croton, Licking County.9,6

Family 1

Charlotte Cornwell b. 15 Oct 1805, d. 16 Oct 1855

Family 2

Altha T. Carpenter b. 9 Nov 1809

Citations

  1. [S1272] Howard L. Leckey, The Tenmile Country and its Pioneer Families. A Genealogical History of the Upper Monongahela Valley (with surname index). (Apollo, Pennsylvania: Closson Press, August 1993), pages 300-301. Hereinafter cited as The Tenmile Country.
  2. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, descended from John and Jane Sharples, settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682 : together with some account of the English ancestry of the family, including the results of researches by Henry Fishwick, and the late Joseph Lemuel Chester, and a full report of the bi-centennial reunion of 1882, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Sharples (d.1685) married Jane Moor and, as Quakers, the family emigrated in 1682 from England to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Descendants (spelling the surname Sharpless) and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere. Includes ancestry in England to the 1200s A.D. Includes index. (Washington DC: Photoduplication Service, 1968 ( a microreoduction of the original published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial committee, in 1887), , pages 357-359, noting his date of birth as 24 January 1802. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, David Weaver, Memorial# 60357561, noting his date of birth as 24 January, 1802. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  4. [S1272] Howard L. Leckey, The Tenmile Country, pages 300-301, noting his date of birth as 23 January 1803.
  5. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, pages 357-359.
  6. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, page 612.
  7. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Charlotte (Cornwell) Weaver, Memorial# 60357565.
  8. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, page 612, noting the place of her death as Portage County, Ohio.
  9. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, David Weaver, Memorial# 60357561.

Elizabeth Weaver1,2

b. 27 July 1758, d. 16 July 1841
Father*Isaac Weaver1,2 b. 1723, d. 1816
Mother*Sarah Dell1,2 b. 1731, d. 1814
Birth*27 July 1758Elizabeth Weaver was born on 27 July 1758 in Chester County, Pennsylvania.2,1,3
Marriage*circa 1783She married William Jones, son of William Jones and Rebecca Trotter, circa 1783.3,4
Religion*28 June 1784Elizabeth was a Quaker, and was disowned by Chester Monthly Meeting on 28 June 1784 for her marriage, and her husband, also a Quaker, had previously been disowned by Goshen Monthly Meeting on 9 December 1780 for mustering.4
Religion*1786Elizabeth and William Jones were both readmitted for membership in the Society of Friends in 1786 and took a certificate to Haverford Monthly Meeting, Chester County, that same year.4
(Daughter) Relocation1788Elizabeth's parents, and some of her younger siblings, moved from Pennsylvania in 1788 to Monongalia County, Virginia and settled near Morgantown.3
Residence*William and Elizabeth later lived for a time in Reading, Pennsylvania.4
Relocation*They moved to Philadelphia before William's death.4
(Wife) Death1801Elizabeth became a widow when William Jones died in 1801.4
Death*16 July 1841She died on 16 July 1841 in Philadelphia at age 82.1,3,4

Family

William Jones b. 22 Jun 1761, d. 1801

Citations

  1. [S44] Roy Henry Heaton, (Miles City, Montana). "Heaton Family Pedigree Chart - Eleven Generations", prepared by hand in 1941. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, some of the information and the dates, particularly, in this pedigree chart often prove to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented was a good place for us to start, and has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. Hereinafter cited as "Heaton Family Pedigree Chart - 1941."
  2. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, with Genealogical and Biographical Sketches, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Louis H. Everts, 1881), Weaver, pages 759-760. Hereinafter cited as History of Chester County, Pennsylvania.
  3. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, descended from John and Jane Sharples, settlers near Chester, Pennsylvania, 1682 : together with some account of the English ancestry of the family, including the results of researches by Henry Fishwick, and the late Joseph Lemuel Chester, and a full report of the bi-centennial reunion of 1882, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. John Sharples (d.1685) married Jane Moor and, as Quakers, the family emigrated in 1682 from England to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Descendants (spelling the surname Sharpless) and relatives lived in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and elsewhere. Includes ancestry in England to the 1200s A.D. Includes index. (Washington DC: Photoduplication Service, 1968 ( a microreoduction of the original published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the family, under the auspices of the Bi-centennial committee, in 1887), , pages 229-230. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Sharpless Family.
  4. [S1416] Gilbert Cope, Henry Fishwick and Joseph Lemuel Chester, Genealogy of the Sharpless Family, page 359.