Francis Watson

about 1751–
Stratfield Turgis, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Francis

When Francis Watson was born about 1751, in Stratfield Turgis, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Watson, was 31 and his mother, Sarah Spire, was 28. He married Elizabeth Dash Padason on 28 November 1776. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Francis Watson
1751–
Elizabeth Dash Padason
1755–
Marriage: 28 November 1776
Francis Watson
1777–
John Watson
1778–
George Watson
1779–
Charlotte Wattson
1782–
Daniel Watson
1784–
Harriett Watson
1787–
Elizabeth Watson
1792–
Rebekah Watson
1796–
Ann Watson
1802–

Spouse and Children

    Male1751–Male

    Elizabeth Dash Padason

    Female1755–Female

MARRIAGE
28 November 1776
children

(9)

    Francis Watson

    Male1777–Male

    John Watson

    Male1778–Male

    George Watson

    Male1779–Male

    Charlotte Wattson

    Female1782–Female

    Daniel Watson

    Male1784–Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 50

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 57

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 64

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

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 (3)

  • Francis Watson in entry for Francis Watson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Francis Watson in entry for John Watson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Francis Watson in entry for George Watson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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