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From: Joe Edwards <>
Subject: [KYNELSON-L] Watson - Nelson Co. KY, Harrison Co. IN, Vermilion Co. IL
Date: Tue, 24 Mar 1998 21:51:44 -0800


Looking for ANCESTORS and DESCENDANTS of:

HENRY WATSON and SARAH (Surname Unknown), who resided in NELSON COUNTY,
KENTUCKY between 1770/80 and 1810/15. Moved to HARRISON COUNTY, INDIANA
between 1810 and 1815. Henry died Harrison County, Indiana about 1816.

KNOWN CHILDREN are:

WILLIAM WATSON married 12 AUG 1790 in Nelson County, Kentucky to REBECCA
GOODIN. Resided in Nelson County east of Bardstown on Camp Run until about
1810, then moved across the Ohio river to HARRISON COUNTY, INDIANA and
eventually moved to VERMILION COUNTY, ILLINOIS about 1828/30, where both
died. --- Some children remained in Harrison County, Indiana around
Central.

JAMES WATSON married 17 AUG 1796 in Nelson County, Kentucky to NANCY
COFFMAN. Stayed in Nelson County, Kentucky on Camp Run. James was hanged
in 1828 for the murders of his son-in-law Michael Coffman and another man
George Washington Courtney. Nancy, his wife, remarried.

REBECCA WATSON married 14 SEP 1891 in Nelson County, Kentucky to WILLIAM
CANNADY/KENNDY. Resided in Nelson County for a while, then moved to
Harrison County, Indiana, and eventually to Vermilion County, Illinois,
where they both died.

HENRY WATSON JR. married (1st) 17 JAN 1798 in Nelson County, Kentucky to
NANCY BRIDGEWATER and (2nd) 0 SEP 1803 to MARY ANN RHODES, daughter of
Bazil Rhodes. Same migration pattern.

ABRAHAM WATSON married 15 SEP 1803 in Nelson County, Kentucky to ELLY
RHODES, daughter of Bazil Rhodes. Moved to and stayed in Harrison County,
Indiana.

Any help given will be appreciated.

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