William Watts

William Watts

Male 1817 - 1877  (59 years)

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  • Name William Watts  [1, 2
    Born 20 Dec 1817  Flat Creek, Campbell, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 May 1877  Roanoke, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I394  mytree
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2018 

    Father Edward Watts,   b. 7 Apr 1779, Prince Edward, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1859, Roanoke, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Breckinridge,   b. 31 Mar 1794, Fincastle, Botetourt, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1862  (Age 68 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F254  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Jane Allen,   b. 5 Oct 1825, Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1855, Beaverdam, Hanover, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years) 
    Married 8 Oct 1850  Beaverdam, Hanover, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
    +1. John Allen Watts,   b. 30 Mar 1855, Beaverdam, Hanover, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1904, Roanoke, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)  [natural]
     2. Hugh Lee Watts  [natural]
    +3. Jean Duncan Watts  [natural]
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F279  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Dec 1817 - Flat Creek, Campbell, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Oct 1850 - Beaverdam, Hanover, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 May 1877 - Roanoke, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • William Watts was a member of the Constitutional Convention of Virginia and a Colonel of infantry in the Confederate Army.

      He owned the beautiful estate, "The Oaklands", in Roanoke Co., Virginia where General Moxley Sorrel was sent to recover after being wounded.

  • Sources 
    1. [S94] Melissa Ward (sarafina@delcarsdungeon.com), Papers left to her grandson, CHL III.

    2. [S109] Recollections of a Confederate Staff Officer, General G. Moxley Sorrel, (Name: Morningside Bookshop;), Page 285.

    3. [S169] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;), Database online.
      Record for William Watts


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