Isaac Royal Watson

January 1799–12 December 1853 (Age 54)
New Hartford, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Isaac Royal

When Isaac Royal Watson was born in January 1799, in New Hartford, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Isaac W Watson, was 34 and his mother, Sarah Phelps, was 34. He married Eliza Seymour on 2 June 1823, in New Hartford, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 12 December 1853, at the age of 54, and was buried in New Hartford, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Isaac Royal Watson
Sally Seymour
Marriage: 4 February 1828
Sarah Eliza Watson
Isabel Sedgewick Watson
Maria Watson
Seymour Watson
Louisa E. Watson

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  • Marriage
    4 February 1828
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 1
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    1802 · Brass is Discovered
    Age 3
    "In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 20
    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

    Scottish, English, and Irish: patronymic meaning ‘son of Wat’, a pet form of Walter that was particularly common in Scotland and northern England. See Watt .

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

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    Sources (21)

    • Royal I Watson, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Royal I. in entry for Seymour Watson, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
    • Royal J. Watson, "Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997"

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