Rebecca Watson

1827–before 1860 (Age 33)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Rebecca

When Rebecca Watson was born in 1827, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Joseph Wiley Watson, was 30 and her mother, Tacy Anastasia Jones (Watson), was 26. She married William H Rowlett about 1850. She lived in Tippah, Mississippi, United States in 1850. She died before 1860, at the age of 32.

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Family Time Line

William H Rowlett
1816–1880
Rebecca Watson
1827–1860
Marriage: about 1850

Spouse and Children

    William H Rowlett

    Male1816–1880Male

    Female1827–1860Female

MARRIAGE
about 1850

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (5)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 8

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 9

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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 (1)

  • Rebecca Rowlett in household of William H Rowlett, "United States Census, 1850"

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