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.

John Watson1

Marriage*He married Sarah Yerkes, daughter of John Yerkes and Alice McVaugh.1

Family

Sarah Yerkes b. 26 May 1755

Citations

  1. [S2079] Josiah Granville Leach, Chronicle of the Yerkes Family with Notes on the Leach and Rutter Families, on one microfilm reel, 368 pages, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: printed for the author by the J. B. Lippincott Company, 1904), #5. John Yerkes, pages 14-15. Hereinafter cited as Chronicle of the Yerkes Family.

John Watson1

b. 20 May 1878, d. 11 October 1952
Birth*20 May 1878John Watson was born on 20 May 1878 in Leswalt, Wigtownshire, Scotland.1
Marriage*5 June 1903He married Bessie MacKenzie on 5 June 1903 in Ayrshire, Scotland.2,1
Death*11 October 1952He died on 11 October 1952 in Fort Benton, Chouteau County, Montana, at age 741
Burial* and was buried in Plot B0002 (N 1/2) of Riverside Cemetery, Fort Benton.1

Family

Elizabeth MacKenzie b. 31 Jan 1879, d. 25 Aug 1953
Child1.Sarah Watson1,3 b. 13 Oct 1912, d. 19 Nov 1959

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, John Watson, Memorial# 76394236. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Elizabeth “Bessie” (MacKenzie) Watson, Memorial# 76394260.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Sarah (Watson) Getts, Memorial# 75016769.

John Watson1

b. 1835, d. 21 December 1885
Birth*1835John Watson was born about 1835 in Barbour County, Virginia.1,2
Marriage*He married first Catharine Thrash.1,3
Census US 1870*30 June 1870Catharine and John Watson were enumerated on the 1870 census taken on 30 June 1870 near the Harrisville Post Office, Union, Ritchie County, West Virginia. John was 36 years of age and a farmer with real estate valued at $700 and a personal estate valued at $226, and Catharine was 39 years of age and keeping house. Catharine was able to both read and write, and John was able to read, although not to write. Seven children were enumerated with them in 1870. Alfred N. and David were ages 13 and 12 years, respectively, and had both attended school within the census year; Thomas, John E., Jacob M. and Wison S. were ages 9, 7, 4 and 3 years, respectively; and the baby, William G., had been born in October and was seven months old.1
(Husband) DeathJohn became a widower with seven children when Catharine (Thrash) Watson died at about age 40.1,4
Marriage*15 March 1874He married second, as her first husband, Sarah Elizabeth Maxwell on 15 March 1874 in Doddridge County, West Virginia.5,4
Death*21 December 1885He died on 21 December 1885 in Holbrook, Ritchie County, West Virginia, at about age 502
Burial* and was buried in Lowther Cemetery, Ritchie County.2

Family 1

Catharine Thrash b. 1831
Children1.John E. Watson1 b. Jan 1863, d. 28 Dec 1902
2.Wilson S. Watson3 b. 28 Dec 1867
3.William G. Watson6 b. 22 Oct 1869

Family 2

Sarah Elizabeth Maxwell b. 1855, d. 7 Jan 1923

Citations

  1. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John and Catharine Watson, Year: 1870; Census Place: Union, Ritchie, West Virginia; Roll: M593_1698; Page: 594A. Hereinafter cited as 1870 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, John Watson, Memorial# 179709153. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  3. [S1456] Social Security (U.S.) Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, online at www.ancestry.com, Social Security information for Wilson Scott Watson, born on 28 December 1867 at Holbrook, West Virginia, son of John Watson and Catherine Thrash, agency notes: Jan 1937: Name listed as WILSON SCOTT WATSON. Hereinafter cited as Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  4. [S1387] West Virginia, Marriages Index, 1785-1971, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of John Watson, age 35, born about 1839, and Sarah Maxwell, age 23, born about 1851, in 15 March 1874 in Doddridge County, West Virginia. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia Marriages Index 1785-1971.
  5. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Sarah Elizabeth (Maxwell) Bowie, Memorial# 241970551.
  6. [S2522] West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938, online at www.ancestry.com, birth of William Grant Watson on 22 October 1869 in Union, Ritchie County, West Virginia, son of John Watson and Catharine Watson, referencing FHL Film# 1887475. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938.

John E. Watson1

b. January 1863, d. 28 December 1902
Father*John Watson2 b. 1835, d. 21 Dec 1885
Mother*Catharine Thrash2 b. 1831
Birth*January 1863John E. Watson was born in January 1863 in Ritchie County, West Virginia.1,2,3
(Son) Census US 187030 June 1870John E. was enumerated with his six siblings on the 1870 census taken on 30 June 1870 in the household of his parents near the Harrisville Post Office, Union, Ritchie County, West Virginia. He was 7 years old.2
Marriage*1890It's possible he had been married previously, although we think he married first, as her first husband, Martha Knight, daughter of William G. Knight and Margaret E. Snyder, in 1890 in Braxton County, West Virginia.4
Divorce*before June 1900John E. Watson and Martha (Knight) Watson were divorced before June 1900, when each was enumerated as divorced on their respective 1900 censuses, John in Braxton County, West Virginia, and Martha in Gilmer County, West Virginia. After her divorce, Martha returned to her maiden name.3,5
Marriage*8 September 1900He married second, as her first husband, Laura Cecelia Edwards, daughter of Henry T. Edwards and Mary E. Gochenour, on 8 September 1900 in Braxton County, West Virginia.1
Death*28 December 1902He died on 28 December 1902 in Braxton County at age 39.6

Family 1

Martha Knight b. 1 Oct 1860, d. 10 Dec 1936

Family 2

Laura Cecelia Edwards b. 22 Aug 1879, d. 1940

Citations

  1. [S1387] West Virginia, Marriages Index, 1785-1971, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Laura C Edwards, age 21, born in Braxton County, West Virginia, and John E Watson, age 36, born in Ritchie County, West Virginia, on 8 September 1900 in Braxton County, West Virginia. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia Marriages Index 1785-1971.
  2. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John and Catharine Watson, Year: 1870; Census Place: Union, Ritchie, West Virginia; Roll: M593_1698; Page: 594A. Hereinafter cited as 1870 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, enumeration in July 1900 of John E. Watson, age 37, divorced, day laborer, born in January 1863 in West Virginia, as a lodger in the household of Patrick G. and Caroline R. Cutlip, Year: 1900; Census Place: Otter, Braxton, West Virginia; Roll: 1756; Page: 32; Enumeration District: 0007. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1387] West Virginia Marriages Index 1785-1971, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of John Watson and Martha Knight in 1890 in Braxton County, West Virginia, United States.
  5. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Martha Knight, Year: 1900; Census Place: Glenville, Gilmer, West Virginia; Roll: 1758; Page: 5; Enumeration District: 0032.
  6. [S1386] West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, death of J. E. Watson on 28 December 1902 in Braxton County, West Virginia, age 39, born about 1863, referencing FHL Film# 572705. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1853-1973.

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.

Sarah Watson1

b. 13 October 1912, d. 19 November 1959
Father*John Watson2,1 b. 20 May 1878, d. 11 Oct 1952
Mother*Elizabeth MacKenzie3,1 b. 31 Jan 1879, d. 25 Aug 1953
Birth*13 October 1912Sarah Watson was born on 13 October 1912 in Fort Benton, Chouteau County, Montana.1
Marriage*29 May 1929She married first Clarence J. Milledge on 29 May 1929 in Fort Benton, Chouteau County, Montana.4
Marriage*8 July 1950She married second, as his third wife, Leo J. Getts, son of Samuel T. Getts and Lillian P. Farr, on 8 July 1950 in Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai County, Idaho. Both Leo and Sarah stated they were single on their marriage license, although there were places to identify widowed or divorced, and Sarah indicated "Milledge" was her maiden name, although her maiden name was Watson.1,5
Death*19 November 1959She died on 19 November 1959 in Fort Benton at age 471
Burial* and was buried in Plot A0087 of Riverside Cemetery, Fort Benton, Chouteau County, Montana.1

Family 1

Clarence J. Milledge b. 27 Feb 1892, d. 5 Oct 1975

Family 2

Leo J. Getts b. 7 May 1910, d. 21 Jan 1982

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Sarah (Watson) Getts, Memorial# 75016769. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, John Watson, Memorial# 76394236.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Elizabeth “Bessie” (MacKenzie) Watson, Memorial# 76394260.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Clarence J Milledge, Memorial# 75788957.
  5. [S2147] Idaho, U.S., Marriage Records, 1863-1967, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Leo J. Getts of Fort Benton, Montana, age 40, born Sun River, Montana, "single", and Sara Milledge of Fort Benton, Montana, age 37, born Fort Benton, Montana, "single", on 8 July 1950 in Kootenai, Idaho, USA, citing Certificate# 03993, Idaho State Department of Health, Boise, Idaho, Idaho Marriage Index, 1861-1968. Hereinafter cited as Idaho, U.S., Marriage Records, 1863-1967.

Sarah Watson1

d. 1864
Marriage*29 November 1854She married, as his first wife, Christian Wolf on 29 November 1854 in Ohio1
Death*1864 and died in 1864.1

Family

Christian Wolf b. 19 Jun 1817, d. 15 Mar 1897

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Christian Wolf, Memorial# 230158021. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.

Stacy Watson1

b. 1790, d. 1870
Birth*1790Stacy Watson was born in 1790.1
Marriage*1819He married Elizabeth S. Lee in 1819.2,1
Death*1870He died in 1870 at about age 801
Burial* and was buried in Newtown Cemetery, Newtown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.1

Family

Elizabeth S. Lee b. 1797, d. 1874
Child1.Caroline Matilda Watson+1,3 b. 30 Jan 1825, d. 30 Sep 1906

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Stacy Watson, Memorial# 58833142. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Elizabeth S (Lee) Watson, Memorial# 58833143.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Caroline Matilda (Watson) Hampton, Memorial# 20652631.

William G. Watson1

b. 22 October 1869
Father*John Watson2 b. 1835, d. 21 Dec 1885
Mother*Catharine Thrash2 b. 1831
Birth*22 October 1869William G. Watson was born on 22 October 1869 in Union, Ritchie County, West Virginia.2
Name VariationHis full name was William Grant Watson.2
(Son) Census US 187030 June 1870William G. was enumerated with his six siblings on the 1870 census taken on 30 June 1870 in the household of his parents near the Harrisville Post Office, Union, Ritchie County, West Virginia. He had been born in October and was seven months old.1

Citations

  1. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John and Catharine Watson, Year: 1870; Census Place: Union, Ritchie, West Virginia; Roll: M593_1698; Page: 594A. Hereinafter cited as 1870 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S2522] West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938, online at www.ancestry.com, birth of William Grant Watson on 22 October 1869 in Union, Ritchie County, West Virginia, son of John Watson and Catharine Watson, referencing FHL Film# 1887475. Hereinafter cited as West Virginia, U.S., Births Index, 1804-1938.

Wilson S. Watson1

b. 28 December 1867
Father*John Watson1 b. 1835, d. 21 Dec 1885
Mother*Catharine Thrash1 b. 1831
Birth*28 December 1867Wilson S. Watson was born on 28 December 1867 in Holbrook, Ritchie County, West Virginia.1,2
Name VariationHis full name was Wilson Scott Watson.1
(Son) Census US 187030 June 1870Wilson S. was enumerated with his six siblings on the 1870 census taken on 30 June 1870 in the household of his parents near the Harrisville Post Office, Union, Ritchie County, West Virginia. He was 3 years old.2

Citations

  1. [S1456] Social Security (U.S.) Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, online at www.ancestry.com, Social Security information for Wilson Scott Watson, born on 28 December 1867 at Holbrook, West Virginia, son of John Watson and Catherine Thrash, agency notes: Jan 1937: Name listed as WILSON SCOTT WATSON. Hereinafter cited as Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  2. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John and Catharine Watson, Year: 1870; Census Place: Union, Ritchie, West Virginia; Roll: M593_1698; Page: 594A. Hereinafter cited as 1870 United States Federal Census.

______ 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 devise, 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 devised 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 devised 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.

Ann Watts1

b. 6 October 1759, d. 2 March 1815
Birth*6 October 1759Ann Watts was born on 6 October 1759.2
Marriage*She married Colonel Josiah Hart.1,2,3
(Wife) Death25 December 1800Ann became a widow when Colonel Josiah Hart died on 25 December 1800 at age 51.3
Death*2 March 1815She died on 2 March 1815 at age 552
Burial* and was buried with her husband in Old School Baptist Meeting House Cemetery, Southampton, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.2,3

Family

Colonel Josiah Hart b. 17 Jul 1749, d. 25 Dec 1800
Child1.Elizabeth Hart+1,2,4 b. 13 Dec 1779, d. 23 Oct 1834

Citations

  1. [S2079] Josiah Granville Leach, Chronicle of the Yerkes Family with Notes on the Leach and Rutter Families, on one microfilm reel, 368 pages, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: printed for the author by the J. B. Lippincott Company, 1904), #90. Arthur Yerkes, page 47. Hereinafter cited as Chronicle of the Yerkes Family.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Ann (Watts) Hart, Memorial# 63740593. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Josiah Hart, Memorial# 63740573.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Elizabeth (Hart) Yerkes, Memorial# 14789444.

Elizabeth Watts1

b. 15 April 1689, d. 11 October 1756
Father*Reverend John Watts1 b. 3 Nov 1661, d. 27 Aug 1702
Mother*Sarah Eaton1 b. 1 Apr 1655, d. 27 Jun 1723
Birth*15 April 1689Elizabeth Watts was born on 15 April 1689 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.1,2
(Daughter) Marriage17 November 1705Following the death of her father, Elizabeth's mother married a second time on 17 November 1705 to Anthony Yerkes, a widower with two sons.3
(Daughter) Relocation1709 In 1709, Elizabeth's mother and stepfather moved with their expanded family to the Manor of Moreland, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, where her stepfather had purchased a plantation of 300 acres.3
Marriage*8 February 1711She married her stepbrother, Herman Yerkes, son of Anthony Yerkes and Margaret __?__, on 8 February 1711 in Christ Church, Philadelphia.1,4,2,5,6,7
(Wife) Deathbefore 4 March 1751Elizabeth became a widow when Herman Yerkes died before 4 March 1751, the date his will was proved in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.1,8
Death*11 October 1756She died on 11 October 1756 in Philadelphia County at age 67.1,2
Burial* Her place of burial is not known, and it is believed that her body was lost or destroyed.2

Family

Herman Yerkes b. c 1689, d. b 4 Mar 1751
Children1.Anthony Yerkes1 b. 28 Nov 1712, d. 9 Mar 1791
2.John Yerkes+1 b. 21 Feb 1714, d. 1790
3.Sarah Yerkes1 b. 15 Jul 1716
4.Josiah Yerkes1 b. 28 Nov 1718, d. Sep 1793
5.Harman Yerkes1 b. 18 Jan 1720, d. 29 Nov 1804
6.Silas Yerkes+1 b. 15 Feb 1723, d. 25 Sep 1795
7.Elizabeth Yerkes1 b. 29 Jan 1725, d. 11 Mar 1793
8.Stephen Yerkes1 b. 3 Aug 1727, d. Dec 1811
9.Elias Yerkes+1 b. 7 Feb 1729, d. 16 Jan 1799
10.Titus Yerkes1 b. 1731, d. 1762

Citations

  1. [S2079] Josiah Granville Leach, Chronicle of the Yerkes Family with Notes on the Leach and Rutter Families, on one microfilm reel, 368 pages, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: printed for the author by the J. B. Lippincott Company, 1904), #2. Herman Yerkes, pages 9-11. Hereinafter cited as Chronicle of the Yerkes Family.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Elizabeth (Watts) Yerkes, Memorial# 178052300. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  3. [S2079] Josiah Granville Leach, Chronicle of the Yerkes Family, #1. Anthony Yerkes, pages 1-7.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Herman Yerkes, Memorial# 178052248.
  5. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Sarah (Eaton) Watts-Yerkes, Memorial# 115849468.
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Rev John Watts, Memorial# 37872356.
  7. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Anthony Yerkes, Memorial# 188258202.
  8. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Herman Yerkes, Memorial# 178052248, recording is date of death as March 1750, which would have been before the preparation of his will on 2 May 1750.

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.

Reverend John Watts1,2

b. 3 November 1661, d. 27 August 1702
Birth*3 November 1661Reverend John Watts was born on 3 November 1661 in Leeds, Kent County, England.2
Marriage*23 February 1687/88He married Sarah Eaton, daughter of John Eaton and Martha Rowlandson, on 23 February 1687/88.1
Death*27 August 1702He died on 27 August 1702 in Pennypack Woods, Philadelphia County, at age 402
Burial* and was buried in the Old Pennepack Baptist Church Cemetery, Philadelphia.2

Family

Sarah Eaton b. 1 Apr 1655, d. 27 Jun 1723
Children1.Elizabeth Watts+1 b. 15 Apr 1689, d. 11 Oct 1756
2.Silas Watts3 b. 7 Mar 1698, d. 16 Aug 1737

Citations

  1. [S2079] Josiah Granville Leach, Chronicle of the Yerkes Family with Notes on the Leach and Rutter Families, on one microfilm reel, 368 pages, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: printed for the author by the J. B. Lippincott Company, 1904), #2. Herman Yerkes, pages 9-11. Hereinafter cited as Chronicle of the Yerkes Family.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Rev John Watts, Memorial# 37872356. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Silas Watts, Memorial# 74938950.

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.

Sarah Watts1

b. 1764, d. 1820
Birth*1764Sarah Watts was born about 1764 in Bedford County, Virginia.1
Marriage*26 January 1784She married Samuel Huddleston on 26 January 1784 in Bedford County, Virginia.2,1
Death*1820She died about 1820 in Cedar Hill, Frederick County, Virginia, at about age 56.1

Family

Samuel Huddleston b. 1764, d. 1826
Children1.Huldah Huddleston+3,1 b. 1789
2.Margaret Huddleston4,1 b. 1804

Citations

  1. [S2244] Family Search Ancestry Discovery Blog, online at https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/… .Caution: This is a beautifully presented collection of "Person Pages" containing a variety of information about specific ancestors submitted by individual contributors -- often, unfortunately, with no sources. If the information we have chosen to pass along here is accurate, we are extremely grateful to the contributor(s) who have shared it. Without documentation, however, we researchers are always forced to question the validity of information. We hope what we have selected to include was originally obtained from family Bible records, or other reliable sources, and is accurate. Although, even when we have found contributed information to be unreliable, inaccurate or incomplete, we consider the information useful as possible clues as we research, viewed online at https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/L713-L81. Hereinafter cited as Family Search Ancestry Discovery Blog.
  2. [S2244] Family Search Ancestry Discovery Blog, online at https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/…, viewed online at https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/27JG-LPY
  3. [S2244] Family Search Ancestry Discovery Blog, online at https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/…, viewed online at https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/L9PC-HLM
  4. [S2244] Family Search Ancestry Discovery Blog, online at https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/…, viewed online at https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/L44K-HVK

Silas Watts1

b. 7 March 1698, d. 16 August 1737
Father*Reverend John Watts1 b. 3 Nov 1661, d. 27 Aug 1702
Mother*Sarah Eaton1 b. 1 Apr 1655, d. 27 Jun 1723
Birth*7 March 1698Silas Watts was born on 7 March 1698.1
(Son) Marriage17 November 1705Following the death of his father, Silas's mother married a second time on 17 November 1705 to Anthony Yerkes, a widower with two sons.2
(Son) Relocation1709 In 1709, Silas's mother and stepfather moved with their expanded family to the Manor of Moreland, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, where his stepfather had purchased a plantation of 300 acres.2
Marriage*1732He married Elizabeth Roberts in 1732.3,1
Death*16 August 1737He died on 16 August 1737 at age 391
Burial* and was buried in Old Pennepack Baptist Church Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.1

Family

Elizabeth Roberts b. 16 Sep 1705, d. 8 Jan 1793

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Silas Watts, Memorial# 74938950. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S2079] Josiah Granville Leach, Chronicle of the Yerkes Family with Notes on the Leach and Rutter Families, on one microfilm reel, 368 pages, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: printed for the author by the J. B. Lippincott Company, 1904), #1. Anthony Yerkes, pages 1-7. Hereinafter cited as Chronicle of the Yerkes Family.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Elizabeth (Roberts) Watts, Memorial# 74939531.

______ 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.

Charles K. Waugh1

b. 1866
Father*Flavious Wesley Waugh1 b. 1834, d. 24 Apr 1896
Mother*Serena Dixon1 b. 1847, d. 1900
Birth*1866Charles K. Waugh was born about 1866 in Tennessee.1
(Son) Census US 188018 June 1880Charles K. was enumerated on the 1880 census taken on 18 June 1880 in the household of his parents in Beat 4 and 9, Morgan County, Alabama. He was 14 years old and doing farm work.1

Citations

  1. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Flavious and Serena M. Waugh, Year: 1880; Census Place: Beat 4 and 9, Morgan, Alabama; Roll: 27; Page: 128A; Enumeration District: 268. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.

Cornelia Waugh1

b. 1874
Father*Flavious Wesley Waugh1 b. 1834, d. 24 Apr 1896
Mother*Serena Dixon1 b. 1847, d. 1900
Birth*1874Cornelia Waugh was born about 1874 in Alabama.1
(Daughter) Census US 188018 June 1880Cornelia was enumerated on the 1880 census taken on 18 June 1880 in the household of her parents in Beat 4 and 9, Morgan County, Alabama. She was 6 years old.1

Citations

  1. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Flavious and Serena M. Waugh, Year: 1880; Census Place: Beat 4 and 9, Morgan, Alabama; Roll: 27; Page: 128A; Enumeration District: 268. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.

David C. Waugh1

b. 1865
Father*Flavious Wesley Waugh1 b. 1834, d. 24 Apr 1896
Mother*Serena Dixon1 b. 1847, d. 1900
Birth*1865David C. Waugh was born about 1865 in Tennessee.1
(Son) Census US 188018 June 1880David C. was enumerated on the 1880 census taken on 18 June 1880 in the household of his parents in Beat 4 and 9, Morgan County, Alabama. He was 15 years old and doing farm work.1

Citations

  1. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Flavious and Serena M. Waugh, Year: 1880; Census Place: Beat 4 and 9, Morgan, Alabama; Roll: 27; Page: 128A; Enumeration District: 268. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.

Flavious Wesley Waugh1

b. 1834, d. 24 April 1896
Birth*1834Flavious Wesley Waugh was born about 1834 in Virginia.1,2
Marriage*23 February 1862He married T. Serena Melvina Dixon, daughter of David Dixon and Priscilla __?__, on 23 February 1862 in McMinn County, Tennessee.3,2,4,1
Census US 1880*18 June 1880Serena and Flavious Wesley Waugh were enumerated on the 1880 census taken on 18 June 1880 in Beat 4 and 9, Morgan County, Alabama. Flavious was 46 years of age and a farmer, and Serena was 33 years of age and housekeeping. Six children were enumerated with their parents in 1880. David C. and Charles K. were ages 15 and 14 years, respectively, and doing farm work; and Joseph M., Cornelia, Mary H. and Thomas C. were ages 9, 6, 4 and 2 years, respectively.2
Death*24 April 1896He died on 24 April 1896 at about age 621
Burial* and was buried in Waugh Cemetery, Hartselle, Morgan County, Alabama.1

Family

Serena Dixon b. 1847, d. 1900
Children1.David C. Waugh2 b. 1865
2.Charles K. Waugh2 b. 1866
3.Joseph M. Waugh2 b. 1871
4.Cornelia Waugh2 b. 1874
5.Mary H. Waugh2 b. 1874
6.Thomas C. Waugh2 b. 1878

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Flavious Wesley Waugh, Memorial# 35792766. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Flavious and Serena M. Waugh, Year: 1880; Census Place: Beat 4 and 9, Morgan, Alabama; Roll: 27; Page: 128A; Enumeration District: 268. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1704] Tennessee, U.S., Marriage Records, 1780-2002, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage on 23 February 1862 in McMinn County, Tennessee, USA, of F W Waugh and T S M Dixon. Hereinafter cited as Tennessee, U.S., Marriage Records, 1780-2002.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, T Serena Melvina Dixon, Memorial# 141049622.

Joseph M. Waugh1

b. 1871
Father*Flavious Wesley Waugh1 b. 1834, d. 24 Apr 1896
Mother*Serena Dixon1 b. 1847, d. 1900
Birth*1871Joseph M. Waugh was born about 1871 in Alabama.1
(Son) Census US 188018 June 1880Joseph M. was enumerated on the 1880 census taken on 18 June 1880 in the household of his parents in Beat 4 and 9, Morgan County, Alabama. He was 9 years old.1

Citations

  1. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Flavious and Serena M. Waugh, Year: 1880; Census Place: Beat 4 and 9, Morgan, Alabama; Roll: 27; Page: 128A; Enumeration District: 268. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.