William George Watson


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William George Watson was born November 14, 1858, in Port Hope, Durham Co., Ontario, Canada West, and died August 10, 1950, in Flint, Genesee Co., MI, at age 91. Buried in Evergreen Cemetery (a/k/a Whigville Cemetery), Grand Blanc, Genesee Co., MI. He is the son of William Henry Watson of Canada, and Mary Searle of County Cornwall, England.

Ida Lewis was born June 7, 1866, in Michigan, and died August 2, 1911, in Grand Blanc, Genesee Co., MI, at age 45. Buried in Evergreen Cemetery (a/k/a Whigville Cemetery), Grand Blanc, Genesee Co., MI. She is the daughter of Francis Avery Lewis of Michigan, and Adelia Hempsted of Michigan.

William George Watson and Ida Lewis were married July 9, 1884, in Grand Blanc, Genesee Co., MI.

William George Watson and Ida (Lewis) Watson had three children:

  1. William F. Watson: Born May, 1885, in Grand Blanc, Genesee Co., MI; Died February 1, 1945, in Flint, Genesee Co., MI (age 59). Buried in Evergreen Cemetery (a/k/a Whigville Cemetery), Grand Blanc, Genesee Co., MI. Married March 18, 1908, in Niagara Co., NY, to Christina L. Huntington: Born December 25, 1887, in New York; Died September 6, 1965, in Flint, Genesee Co., MI (age 77). Buried in Evergreen Cemetery (a/k/a Whigville Cemetery), Grand Blanc, Genesee Co., MI.
  2. Mary Adelia Watson: Born May 24, 1888, in Grand Blanc, Genesee Co., MI; Died December 19, 1976, in Flint, Genesee Co., MI (age 88). Buried in Evergreen Cemetery (a/k/a Whigville Cemetery), Grand Blanc, Genesee Co., MI. Married March 6, 1912, in Flint, Genesee Co., MI, to J. Beach Fuller: Born October 25, 1890, in Shiawassee Co., MI; Died November 1, 1980, in Holly, Oakland Co., MI (age 90). Buried in Evergreen Cemetery (a/k/a Whigville Cemetery), Grand Blanc, Genesee Co., MI.
  3. Theodore W. Watson: Born March 26, 1898, in Grand Blanc, Genesee Co., MI; Died June 18, 1976, in Plymouth, Wayne Co., MI (age 78). Married March 12, 1921, in Detroit, Wayne Co., MI, to Mildred Helen Borst: Born March 5, 1900, in Michigan; Died October 25, 1993, in Warren, Macomb Co., MI (age 93).



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Ontario was known as: "Upper Canada" from December 26, 1791, to February 10, 1841; "Canada West" from February 10, 1841, to July 1, 1867; and "Ontario" after July 1, 1867.


   

William George Watson and Ida (Lewis) Watson are buried in Evergreen Cemetery (a/k/a Whigville Cemetery), Grand Blanc, Genesee Co., MI. Thanks to Find-A-Grave for making these images available.


William F. Watson and Christina L. (Huntington) Watson are buried in Evergreen Cemetery (a/k/a Whigville Cemetery), Grand Blanc, Genesee Co., MI. Thanks to Find-A-Grave for making this image available.


J. Beach Fuller and Mary Adelia (Watson) Fuller are buried in Evergreen Cemetery (a/k/a Whigville Cemetery), Grand Blanc, Genesee Co., MI. Thanks to Find-A-Grave for making this image available.


William George Watson was born November 14, 1858, in Port Hope, Durham Co., Ontario, Canada West.

The 1861 Canadian Census shows William Watson (age 37) born in Canada, is a Farmer, and is living in Clarke Twp., Durham Co., Ontario, Canada West. Liiving with him are: Mary Watson (age 38) born in England; Franklin Watson (age 13) born in Canada, a Labourer; Hannah Watson (age 19) born in Canada; Ann Watson (age 6) born in Canaada; William Watson (age 4) born in Hope Twp., Upper Canada; and Eliza J. Watson (age 1) born in Canada.

Ida Lewis was born June 7, 1866, in Michigan.

William George Watson and Ida Lewis were married July 9, 1884, in Grand Blanc, Genesee Co., MI.


William George Watson and Ida Lewis Marriage Record.


William F. Watson was born May, 1885, in Grand Blanc, Genesee Co., MI.

William F. Watson and Christina L. Huntington were married March 18, 1908, in Niagara Co., NY. She is the daughter of Charles G. Huntington, and Anna Letzene.

Ida (Lewis) Watson died August 2, 1911, in Grand Blanc, Genesee Co., MI, at age 45. Buried in Evergreen Cemetery (a/k/a Whigville Cemetery), Grand Blanc, Genesee Co., MI.


The Flint Journal, Flint, Genesee Co., MI, Thursday, August 31, 1911

MRS. G. WATSON DEAD

WELL KNOWN WOMAN VICTIM OF STOMACH TROUBLE

Had Lived in Grand Blanc Many Years

Grand Blanc, Mich., Aug. 31. - Mrs. George Watson died at her home on the Pollock road August 22 of stomach trouble, from which she has been suffering for some time. Mrs. Watson, who was formerly Miss Ida Lewis, was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Lewis, and was born in Grand Blanc in 1867. She was married to George Watson in 1884. Besides her husband, she is survived by three children, William, of Barker, N. Y., Mamie and Theodore, at home, her parents, who reside in Mt. Morris, and one sister, Mrs. Albert O'Hara, of Flint. The funeral was held at the home Friday morning and burial was made in Whigville cemetery.


Ida (Lewis) Watson Death Record.


William F. Watson died February 1, 1945, in Flint, Genesee Co., MI, at age 59. Buried in Evergreen Cemetery (a/k/a Whigville Cemetery), Grand Blanc, Genesee Co., MI.

William George Watson died August 10, 1950, in Flint, Genesee Co., MI, at age 91. Buried in Evergreen Cemetery (a/k/a Whigville Cemetery), Grand Blanc, Genesee Co., MI.

Christina L. (Huntington) Watson died September 6, 1965, in Flint, Genesee Co., MI, at age 77. Buried in Evergreen Cemetery (a/k/a Whigville Cemetery), Grand Blanc, Genesee Co., MI.