Henry Watts

5 January 1817–24 July 1885 (Age 68)
Froxfield, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Henry

When Henry Watts was born on 5 January 1817, in Froxfield, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Watts, was 40 and his mother, Anne Holloway, was 38. He married Eliza Whale on 2 April 1842, in Whittonditch, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom. He died on 24 July 1885, in Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Watts
1817–1885
Louisa Rox Snow Noble
1843–1876
Marriage: 9 March 1863
Harper Benjamin Watts
1863–1930
Jane Ann Watts
1865–1942
Henry Watts
1867–1867
Joseph Watts
1869–1942
Eliza Priscilla Watts
1873–1922
Thomas Noble Watts
1876–1931

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 March 1863Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 2
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 16
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 19
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Watt , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Watt

    Story Highlight

    WATTS, Joseph and Henry Watts Compiled by Georgia Watts Memmott Great-grand daughter of Henry

    HISTORY OF TWO BROTHERS: JOSEPH AND HENRY WATTS RESEARCHED AND COMPILED By GEORGIA WATTS MEMMOTT GREAT-GRAND DAUGHTER OF HENRY 2012 HISTORY OF TWO BROTHERS: HENRY AND JOSEPH WATTS …

    Sources (20)

    • Henry Watts, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Henry Watts in entry for Eliza Priscilla Watts Whitaker, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Henry, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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