Betsey Watson

26 December 1801–6 November 1862 (Age 60)
Limerick, York, Maine, United States

The Life of Betsey

When Betsey Watson was born on 26 December 1801, in Limerick, York, Maine, United States, her father, David Watson Sr, was 25 and her mother, Else Doloff, was 25. She married David Hasty, Jr. on 21 May 1826, in Limington, York, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She lived in Jackson, Waldo, Maine, United States for about 10 years and Weld, Franklin, Maine, United States in 1880. She died on 6 November 1862, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

David Hasty, Jr.
1800–1881
Betsey Watson
1801–1862
Marriage: 21 May 1826
Emma Jane Hasty
1827–1895
David Hasty
1831–1908
Susan Hasty
1833–1918
Louisa Mary Hasty
1836–1895
Alice Eliva Hasty
1837–1913
Lorane Boody Hasty
1840–1841

Spouse and Children

    David Hasty, Jr.

    Male1800–1881Male

    Female1801–1862Female

MARRIAGE
21 May 1826
Limington, York, Maine, United States
children

(6)

    Emma Jane Hasty

    Female1827–1895Female

    David Hasty

    Male1831–1908Male

    Susan Hasty

    Female1833–1918Female

    Louisa Mary Hasty

    Female1836–1895Female

    Alice Eliva Hasty

    Female1837–1913Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Sally Watson

    Female1797–1799Female

    Male1800–1879Male

    Female1801–1862Female

    Daniel Watson

    Male1802–1864Male

    Mary Watson

    Female1805–1874Female

+1 More Child

World Events (7)

1803

Age 2

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1804 · Whitehead Light

Age 3

In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson authorized the creation of a light station on Whitehead Island. The light house went into service by 1807. It is the third-oldest light house in Maine. Whitehead Light still exists as the private property of Pine Island Camp, a non-profit organization.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 18

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Betsy Harty in household of David Harty, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Betsey Hasty in household of David Hasty, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Betsey Watson in household of Charles Hutchinson, "United States Census, 1880"

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