Joseph Watson

1751–17 February 1836 (Age 85)
Thorner, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Watson was born in 1751, in Thorner, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Watson, was 35 and his mother, Mary Deighton, was 39. He married Hannah Hartley on 23 January 1775, in Healaugh, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 17 February 1836, in Tadcaster, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Watson
1751–1836
Hannah Hartley
1746–
Marriage: 23 January 1775
Thomas Watson
1776–
Hannah Watson
1777–
Grace Watson
1780–
George Watson
1782–1852
Mary Watson
1788–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 January 1775
Healaugh, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Watson

    Male1716–1757Male

    Female1712–1771Female

siblings

(17)

+12 More Children

World Events (4)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 50

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

Age 64

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

Age 70

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: patronymic from the personal name Wat ( see Watt )

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph in entry for Thomas Watson, "England, Yorkshire, Bishop's Transcripts, 1547-1957"
  • Joseph Watson, "England, Yorkshire, Bishop's Transcripts, 1547-1957"
  • Joseph in entry for Grace Watson, "England, Yorkshire, Bishop's Transcripts, 1547-1957"

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