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.

Alfred Watson1

Marriage*He married Madelyn Hietzman.1

Family

Madelyn Hietzman
Child1.Alfred W. Watson1 b. 28 Nov 1917

Citations

  1. [S1576] Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Harriet Frank, age 21, born on 8 September 1919 in Columbus, Ohio, daughter of Bert G. Frank and Harriet Kroninger, and Alfred W Watson, age 23, clerk, born on 28 November 1917 in East Orange, New Jersey, son of Alfred Watson and Madelyn Hietzman, married on 16 May 1941 in Franklin County, Ohio, USA, referencing FHL Film# 001862048. Hereinafter cited as Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993.

Alfred W. Watson1

b. 28 November 1917
Father*Alfred Watson1
Mother*Madelyn Hietzman1
Birth*28 November 1917Alfred W. Watson was born on 28 November 1917 in East Orange, Essex County, New Jersey.1
Marriage*16 May 1941He married Harriet Frank, daughter of Bert Guy Frank Sr. and Harriet T. Kroninger, on 16 May 1941 in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio.1

Family

Harriet Frank b. 8 Sep 1919

Citations

  1. [S1576] Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Harriet Frank, age 21, born on 8 September 1919 in Columbus, Ohio, daughter of Bert G. Frank and Harriet Kroninger, and Alfred W Watson, age 23, clerk, born on 28 November 1917 in East Orange, New Jersey, son of Alfred Watson and Madelyn Hietzman, married on 16 May 1941 in Franklin County, Ohio, USA, referencing FHL Film# 001862048. Hereinafter cited as Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993.

Caroline Matilda Watson1

b. 30 January 1825, d. 30 September 1906
Father*Stacy Watson2,1 b. 1790, d. 1870
Mother*Elizabeth S. Lee3,1 b. 1797, d. 1874
Birth*30 January 1825Caroline Matilda Watson was born on 30 January 1825.1
Marriage*She married Comly Hampton.1,4
(Wife) Death1870Caroline became a widow when Stacy Watson died on 1870 at about age 80.2
Death*30 September 1906She died on 30 September 1906 at age 811
Burial* and was buried in Hatboro Cemetery, Hatboro, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.1

Family

Comly Hampton b. 8 Jan 1828, d. 8 Dec 1893
Child1.S. Watson Hampton+1,5 b. 1852, d. 12 Feb 1902

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, Caroline Matilda (Watson) Hampton, Memorial# 20652631. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Stacy Watson, Memorial# 58833142.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Elizabeth S (Lee) Watson, Memorial# 58833143.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Comly Hampton, Memorial# 20652672.
  5. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, S Watson Hampton, Memorial# 20652761.

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.

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.

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.

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.

______ 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.

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.

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 microreproduction 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 microreproduction 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.