James Watts

13 September 1802–17 February 1856 (Age 53)
Alstead, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of James

When James Watts was born on 13 September 1802, in Alstead, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Isaac Watts, was 35 and his mother, Temperance Cannon, was 35. He married Mary Ann Willis on 18 May 1836, in Portage, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Independence Township, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1850. He died on 17 February 1856, in Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Bedford Cemetery, Bedford, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

James Watts
1802–1856
Mary Ann Willis
1811–1906
Marriage: 18 May 1836
Mary Ann Watts
1835–1926
George W C D or L Watts
1837–1925
Charles Edwin Watts
1843–1930
Isaac Newton Watts
1845–1932
Alpha Watts
1848–1854
Sarah Jane Watts
1851–1854

Spouse and Children

    Male1802–1856Male

    Mary Ann Willis

    Female1811–1906Female

MARRIAGE
18 May 1836
Portage, Ohio, United States
children

(6)

    Mary Ann Watts

    Female1835–1926Female

    George W C D or L Watts

    Male1837–1925Male

    Charles Edwin Watts

    Male1843–1930Male

    Isaac Newton Watts

    Male1845–1932Male

    Alpha Watts

    Female1848–1854Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1803

Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803

Age 1

Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 17

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Watt . This surname is also well established in South Wales.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Watts, "United States Census, 1850"
  • C. Watts in entry for Charles E. Watts, "Minnesota Deaths and Burials, 1835-1990"
  • C Watts in entry for Charles E Watts, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.