James Watson

1859–31 December 1937 (Age 78)
Raymond Terrace, New South Wales, Australia

The Life of James

When James Watson was born in 1859, in Raymond Terrace, New South Wales, Australia, his father, Richard Watson, was 34 and his mother, Mary Peak, was 23. He married Mary Ann Todd in 1879, in Morpeth, New South Wales, Australia. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. His occupation is listed as farmer in Hinton, New South Wales, Australia. He died on 31 December 1937, in West Maitland, New South Wales, Australia, at the age of 78, and was buried in Hinton Pioneer Cemetery, Hinton, New South Wales, Australia.

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Family Time Line

James Watson
1859–1937
Mary Ann Todd
1859–1896
Marriage: 1879
Mary Jane Watson
1880–1896
James Watson
1883–
Herbert John Watson
1885–1956
Laura Isobel Watson
1888–1956
Clara Vida Watson
1890–1967
Ada Grace Watson
1894–1991

Spouse and Children

    Male1859–1937Male

    Mary Ann Todd

    Female1859–1896Female

MARRIAGE
1879
Morpeth, New South Wales, Australia
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (6)

1867

Age 8

End of transportation to Western Australia.
1870

Age 11

British troops withdraw from Australia.
1892

Age 33

Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.

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 (1)

  • Jas Watson in entry for Herb John Watson, "Australia, Sydney Branch Genealogical Library, Cemetery Inscriptions, 1800-1960"

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