Rev. William Barrington Watts

27 August 1847–26 November 1921 (Age 74)
Kingsbury Episcopi, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William Barrington

When Rev. William Barrington Watts was born on 27 August 1847, in Kingsbury Episcopi, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Watts, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Elworthy, was 33. He married Sarah Lodusky Mc Collough on 13 March 1873, in Vermillion Township, LaSalle, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Wheeling, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1860 and Huntsville, Randolph, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. He died on 26 November 1921, in Randolph, Missouri, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Huntsville, Randolph, Missouri, United States.

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Rev. William Barrington Watts
Sarah Lodusky Mc Collough
Marriage: 13 March 1873
Minnie Lee Watts
Sylvia Pearl Watts
Rollie Irvin Watts
John W Watts
Homer Lee Watts
James Watts
Florence Bell Watts

Spouse and Children

13 March 1873
Vermillion Township, LaSalle, Illinois, United States



    Sylvia Pearl Watts


    Rollie Irvin Watts


    John W Watts



+2 More Children

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+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 1

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 20

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Watt in household of John Simms, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William B Watts, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William Watts in household of John Watts, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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