Gilbert Watson was born on 10 May 1831, in Friendship, Knox, Maine, United States. He married Martha Condon about 1870, in Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 4 January 1900, in Thomaston, Knox, Maine, United States, at the age of 68.
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 .