George Watson

Maleabout 1761–

Brief Life History of George

When George Watson was born about 1761, in Ryton, Durham, England, United Kingdom, his father, Stephen Watson, was 40 and his mother, Sarah Gibbeson, was 38. He married Catherine Atkinson in 1786, in All Saint's Church, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters.

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George Watson
Catherine Atkinson
Marriage: 1786
Ruth Watson
Jane Watson
William Watson
George Watson
Robert Watson
Euphemia Watson
Ruth Watson
Catherine Watson
William Watson
Thomas Watson

Sources (71)

  • George Watson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • George Watson, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • George Watson, "England, Northumberland, Parish Registers, 1538-1950"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1786All Saint's Church, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (6)

    1801 · The Act of Union

    Age 40

    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.


    Age 54

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


    Age 62

    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    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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