Nancy Catherine Johnson

1859–1943 (Age 84)
Henderson, Rusk, Texas, United States

The Life of Nancy Catherine

When Nancy Catherine Johnson was born on 3 November 1859, in Henderson, Rusk, Texas, United States, her father, Cornelius McIntire Johnson, was 34 and her mother, Elizabeth Ann Waggoner, was 26. She married Henry Johnson Watts on 4 June 1877, in Van Zandt, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Township 4, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory, United States in 1900 and Myrick Township, Johnston, Oklahoma, United States in 1920. She died on 5 November 1943, in Stratford, Garvin, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Henry Johnson Watts
Nancy Catherine Johnson
Marriage: 4 June 1877
Henry Lee Watts
Aurelia Watts
Isadora Watts
Cordelia "Delia" Watts
Cornelius Arthur Watts
Luther Americus Watts
Nancy Elizabeth Watts
Oscar C Watts
Pett Nannie Watts
Ruth Watts

Spouse and Children

4 June 1877
Van Zandt, Texas, United States


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Cornelius McIntire Johnson


    Elizabeth Ann Waggoner




World Events (8)

1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 2

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 22

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name John . As an American family name, Johnson has absorbed patronymics and many other derivatives of this name in continental European languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Nancey Jahusan in household of Wm H Cook, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nancy Watts in household of H J Watts, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nancy C Watts in household of H J Watts, "United States Census, 1880"

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