Isabella Watson

Brief Life History of Isabella

When Isabella Watson was born on 3 February 1812, in Bridgend, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, her father, Adam Watson, was 28 and her mother, Ann Gordon, was 28. She married Robert McIntyre on 12 September 1835, in Gorbals, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. She died on 30 November 1909, in Kanab, Kane, Utah, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Kanab City Cemetery, Kanab, Kane, Utah, United States.

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Robert McIntyre
Isabella Watson
Marriage: 12 September 1835
Anna "Annie" Gordon McIntyre

Sources (22)

  • Isabella Watson in household of George Watson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Isobel Watson, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Isabella Watson, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"

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World Events (8)


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


Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States

1839 · Nauvoo is Settled

After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.

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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Anna (Annie) Gordon McIntyre Rouies or Ruiz Dobson 1836 - 1869

Annie Gordon McIntyre Rouies or Ruiz Dobson was born to Robert McIntyre and Isabella Watson McIntyre, in Glasgow, Scotland on 9 November 1836, Deseret News 14 Jul 1869 A a young girl her mother and …

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