Elizabeth Watts

7 January 1726–1787 (Age 60)
Glooston, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Watts was born on 7 January 1726, in Glooston, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Watts, was 28 and her mother, Elizabeth Owsley, was 24. She married John Adams on 7 March 1747, in Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She died in 1787, at the age of 61, and was buried in Leicester St Margaret, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom.

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John Adams
Elizabeth Watts
Marriage: 7 March 1747
Robert Adams
John Owsley Adams
James Adams
Thomas Adams
Elizabeth Adams
Frances Adams
Poyntz Owsley Adams
Poyntz Owlsey Adams

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7 March 1747
Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom


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Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Watt . This surname is also well established in South Wales.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth in entry for Frances Adams, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"
  • Elizabeth in entry for John Owstey Adams, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"
  • Elizabeth Adams, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"

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