Descendants of Moses Watson
Generation No. 1

Moses Watson

MOSES WATSON was born in 1786 in Killeter, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland and died in Aghalumy, Tyrone, Northern Ireland on 22 March 1883 at the impressive age of 97. He married Ann Elizabeth (Eliza) Young.
They had twelve daughters and four sons that I know of. His son William was in attendance at his death. Another son, Joseph, migrated to the United States.

Generation No. 2

JOSEPH WATSON was born 1820 in Ireland and died 28 Sep 1904 in Sidney, Shelby Co., Ohio. He married (1) MARGARET. She was born 1824 and died in Sidney, Shelby Co., Ohio. After her death, he married (2) MARGARET WATSON. She was born in Skirts of Urney, Tyrone, Northern Ireland.


Children of JOSEPH WATSON and MARGARET are:
   1.WILLIAM MOSES WATSON born June 1853 in Logan, Ohio.
   2. ELIZABETH WATSON, born 1857.
   3. JAMES WATSON, born 1859 in Madison, Wisconsin.
   4. ROBERT WATSON, born 1861.
   5. JOHN WATSON, born 1864.
   6. DAVID WATSON, born 1868.

I found this family in the 1870 census records of Washington, Mercer, Ohio.
SAMUEL CLAWSON was found with the Watson family in the 1910 census (Turtle Creek, Image 18 of 21) with family of his own -- a wife and 3 sons and 3 daughters.
Believed to be a farmhand to James Watson.

Generation No. 3

JAMES WATSON was born June 1859, and died 07 Jun 1921 in Sidney, Shelby Co., Ohio. He married LOUISA M. PATTEN ON 11 Nov 1884 in Sidney, Shelby Co., Ohio, daughter of
THOMAS PATTEN and LOUISA SHAW. She was born Aug 1861 in Wassonville, Washington Co., IA, and died 25 Sep 1940 in Sutherland, Iowa.
In 1910 Louisa's mother, Louisa Ann Shaw, was living with this family.


Louisa Patten

    1. IRVA JEAN WATSON, b. 27 Aug 1885, Sidney, Shelby Co., Ohio; d. 02 Sep 1965, St. Petersburg, Florida.m. 1. WILLIAM ABRAHAM DOUGLAS 2. CLYDE JOHNSTON,
    2. EARL PATTON WATSON, b. 23 Dec 1888, Hardin, Shelby Co., Ohio; d. 01 Dec 1906.
    3. ORR WATSON, b. 11 Jan 1894, Hardin, Shelby Co., Ohio; d. May 1987, St. Petersburg, Pinellas Co., Florida. m. ROSA WIHELMINA LORENSEN.
    4. LUCILLE WATSON, b. 10 Jun 1900, Hardin, Ohio; d. Dec 1969, Dayton, Ohio; m. VICTOR MANN, 1939; b. 04 Apr 1901; d. Dec 1968, Dayton, Ohio.
    5. MILDRED WATSON, b. 09 Sep 1903, Hardin, Shelby Co., Ohio; d. Nov 1980, Hamilton, Butler Co., Ohio.m. J. ALFRED MACKIE, PHd.,

ROBERT WATSON was born 13 May 1862 in Madison, Wis. He married RACHEL MARIA SHAW on 15 Oct 1885, daughter of JOHN SHAW and ABIGAIL-MARIA STEPHENSON. She was born 06 May 1863 in Sidney, Ohio.

Children of ROBERT WATSON and RACHEL SHAW are:

    1. HAZEL BELLE WATSON, b. 26 Sep 1886, Sidney, Ohio.
    2. WILDA ABIGAIL WATSON, b. 03 Jun 1892, Sidney, Ohio.

DAVID WATSON b. 24 May 1868
Luella Rose Baldwin, John Thomas, William Arthur, Frank Dewan,  Charles Oscar, Leona and John T., Sr.
Dave Watson,  Jimmy Douglas
    1. JAMES WILLIAM DOUGLAS, b. 3 April 1911, Sidney, Ohio, d. 8 April 1974, m. 27 December 1938..