*** James Wesley (Sr) Watson

1 May 1799–1887 (Age 87)
Glenbervie, Kincardineshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of James Wesley (Sr)

When *** James Wesley (Sr) Watson was born on 1 May 1799, in Glenbervie, Kincardineshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Henry Watson, was 39 and his mother, Ann Caird, was 37. He died in 1887, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Henry Watson
1760–
Ann Caird
1762–
John Watson
1790–
Mary Watson
1792–
Margaret Watson
1797–
*** James Wesley (Sr) Watson
1799–1887
Elspet Watson
1801–1838
Henry Watson
1805–

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World Events (8)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 3

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
1815

Age 16

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1822 · Visit of King George IV to Scotland organized by Sir Walter Scott.

Age 23

The Visit of King George IV was organized by Sir Walter Scott two years after the Radical War ended. For the celebration of the visit, the creation of the Tartan Kilts came about and were worn by all men attending the celebration. These types of kilts have become part of Scotland's national identity.

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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  • James Watson, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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