Descendants of William & Jane WATSON


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1. William WATSON, son of (__?__) WATSON, was born in 1816 in , , Tyrone, Northern Ireland, died on March 24, 1886 in Elderslie Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada aged 70, and was buried in Paisley Cemetery, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.

Excerpt from the PAISLEY ADVOCATE, March 1886.
As the funeral of the late Wm. Watson was coming along the Elora Road South on Friday afternoon last, the mail train hove in sight and passed over the crossing before more than two thirds of the teams had got over. The engineer very considerately forbore giving the usual whistle or bad work might have been caused by some of the more fractious teams.

Events

He emigrated from , , , Ireland in 1849. 1

William farmed on Lot 22, Con 5, Vaughan Twp, York Co, Ontario, Canada, in 1851

William relocated to Lot 4, Con B, Elderslie Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada, in 1854.

He received a Land Patent 198 acres, Lot 3 & 4 Con A Elderslie Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada on November 23, 1859.

William married Jane RITCHIE, daughter of William RITCHIE and Jane ELLIOTT, about 1849 in Vaughan Twp, York Co, Ontario, Canada. Jane was born on April 6, 1827 in , , Tyrone, Northern Ireland, died on September 6, 1907 in Elderslie Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada aged 80, and was buried in Paisley Cemetery, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.

Children from this marriage were:

   2 M    i. William John WATSON was born on October 2, 1851 in Vaughan Twp, York Co, Ontario, Canada, died on May 20, 1918 in Paisley, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada aged 66, and was buried in Paisley Cemetery, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada. He never married and had no children.

Events

William farmed on Lot 4, Con B, Elderslie Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada

He retired to Paisley, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada in 1906

William resided at the time of his death on Rowe Street in Paisley, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.

+ 3 M    ii. Andrew W. WATSON was born on January 15, 1853 in Vaughan Twp, York Co, Ontario, Canada, died on March 10, 1936 in Greenock Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada aged 83, and was buried in Starkvale Cemetery Paisley, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.

+ 4 F    iii. Eliza Jane WATSON was born on December 5, 1856 in Elderslie Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada, died on July 6, 1948 in Eden Grove, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada aged 91, and was buried in Starkvale Cemetery Paisley, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.2

+ 5 M    iv. James WATSON was born on September 29, 1857 in Elderslie Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada, died in December 1925 in Brant Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada aged 68, and was buried in Douglas Hill Cemetery Eden Grove, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.

   6 F    v. Sarah Anne WATSON was born on April 26, 1858 in Elderslie Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada, died on April 20, 1922 in Paisley, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada aged 63, and was buried in Starkvale Cemetery Paisley, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada. She never married and had no children.

+ 7 M    vi. Robert Alexander WATSON was born in 1861 in Elderslie Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada, died on December 24, 1944 in Elderslie Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada aged 83, and was buried in Paisley Cemetery, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.

   8 F    vii. Rebecca WATSON was born in 1864 in Elderslie Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada, died on June 4, 1944 in Paisley, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada2 aged 80, and was buried in Starkvale Cemetery Paisley, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.

Rebecca married Henry Alfred BLOUGH, son of Garret B. BLOUGH and Harriet HETHERINGTON, in , Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada. Henry was born on September 1, 1853 in , , Ontario, Canada, died on May 29, 1913 in Paisley, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada2 aged 59, and was buried in Starkvale Cemetery Paisley, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.

Events

Henry farmed on Lot 6, Con A, Elderslie Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada

+ 9 F    viii. Margaret WATSON was born on March 15, 1866 in Elderslie Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada, died on November 12, 1911 in Grant Twp, Iosco Co, MI, USA3 aged 45, and was buried in Memory Gardens, Tawas City, MI, USA.

+ 10 M    ix. David Samuel WATSON was born on August 20, 1869 in Elderslie Twp, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada, died on September 5, 1947 in Paisley, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada aged 78, and was buried in Starkvale Cemetery Paisley, Bruce Co, Ontario, Canada.

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