Elizabeth Parrot

21 August 1843–29 March 1891 (Age 47)
Stanford, Lincoln, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Parrot was born on 21 August 1843, in Stanford, Lincoln, Kentucky, United States, her father, John W Parrott, was 50 and her mother, Nancy McNeil Vermillion, was 28. She married Martin Van Buren Watson on 12 January 1859, in Stanford, Lincoln, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Magisterial District 1, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States in 1860 and Kentucky, United States in 1870. She died on 29 March 1891, in Stanford, Lincoln, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Pulaski, Kentucky, United States.

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Martin Van Buren Watson
Elizabeth Parrot
Marriage: 12 January 1859
Emma Adelia Watson
Mary Frances Watson
Martha Susan Watson
William Robert Watson
Joseph Edwards Watson
Sarah Catherine Watson
Nellie Vene Watson

Spouse and Children

12 January 1859
Stanford, Lincoln, Kentucky, United States


    Emma Adelia Watson



    Martha Susan Watson


    William Robert Watson


    Joseph Edwards Watson


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 7

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Age 18

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Parrott 1.2 French: nickname from a derivative of a Celtic word, perr ‘ram’.3 French: regional variant of the personal name Perrot, a pet form of the personal name Pierre ( see Peter ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elisabeth Parrott in household of John Parrott, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizabeth Watson in household of Van Dure Watson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Elizabeth S Watson in household of M V Watson, "United States Census, 1870"

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