Allen Watson

Brief Life History of Allen

When Allen Watson was born on 16 September 1783, in New Hartford, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Zachariah Watson, was 38 and his mother, Susannah Moody, was 38. He married Cecilia Humphrey on 17 July 1811, in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He registered for military service in 1812. He died in August 1823, in Romulus, Seneca, New York, United States, at the age of 39.

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Allen Watson
1783–1823
Cecilia Humphrey
1789–1836
Marriage: 17 July 1811
Pliny V. Watson
1814–1852
Ethan LeRoy Watson
1816–1880
Adelaide Cecelia Watson
1820–1874
Humphrey C Watson
1822–1854

Sources (7)

  • Allin Watson, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Allen Watson, "Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997"
  • Allen Watson, "United States War of 1812 Index to Service Records, 1812-1815"

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

1788 · Connecticut Becomes the 5th State

Connecticut became a state on January 9, 1788. In 1650, before it was a state, the boundary of Connecticut ran north from the westside of Greenwich Bay and the coast of the Pacific Ocean. During the 1600s, Westmoreland County was in Connecticut when the boundaries were changed Westmoreland County went to Pennsylvania.

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

Scottish, English, and Irish: patronymic meaning ‘son of Wat’, a pet form of Walter that was particularly common in Scotland and northern England. See Watt .

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

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