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Subject: [WATTS-L] WATTS, Richard Posting My Line 1 of 2
Date: Sat, 11 Jul 1998 21:47:48 EDT


Descendants of Richard R. Watts Part 1 of 2
>From the Personal Files of (Nancy R. Harvey)

Generation No. 1

***1. Richard R.2 Watts (??1) was born 1743 in Virginia, and died December
20, 1796 in Wilkes Co., Georgia. He married Elizabeth Townsend Abt. 1763 in
Bedford/Amelia Co., Virginia.

Children of Richard Watts and Elizabeth Townsend are:
+2i.Rhoda3 Watts.
3ii.Thomas Watts.
4iii.Susanna Watts. She married Thomas Stark.
5iv.Nancy S. Watts.
6v.Elizabeth Jane Watts.
+7vi.Benjamin Watts, born October 05, 1764 in Cumberland Co., Virginia;
died March 07, 1840 in Nashville, Washington Co., Illinois.
+8vii.Judith B. Watts, born Abt. 1766 in Amelia Co., Virginia; died 1829 in
Greene Co., or Jasper Co., Georgia.
+***9viii.William Hix Watts, born November 28, 1777 in Virginia ?Greene Co.
Georgia?; died July 17, 1833.
+10ix.Richard Henry Watts, born Abt. 1810.

Generation No. 2

2. Rhoda3 Watts (Richard R.2, ??1). She married Asa D. Starr.

Children of Rhoda Watts and Asa Starr are:
11i.Samuel F.4 Starr.
12ii.?? Starr.
13iii.Richard Capus Starr, born March 1816.

7. Benjamin3 Watts (Richard R.2, ??1) was born October 05, 1764 in
Cumberland Co., Virginia, and died March 07, 1840 in Nashville, Washington
Co., Illinois. He married Elizabeth Tandy Key November 18, 1784 in Bedford
Co., Virginia.

Children of Benjamin Watts and Elizabeth Key are:
14i.Hull4 Watts.
15ii.Haydon Watts, born November 08, 1758. He married Lucy Wadsworth
October 02, 1806.
16iii.Richard Ivy Watts, born April 02, 1788. He married Saley Clement May
18, 1809.
17iv.Hope H. Watts, born January 11, 1791. He married Poley McOnel
December 28, 1809.
18v.James Watts, born November 22, 1793.
19vi.Poley Watts, born March 31, 1796.
20vii.Susannah Watts, born September 18, 1798.
21viii.John J. Watts, born December 19, 1800.
22ix.Benjamin Watts, born December 10, 1802.
23x.Elezebeth Watts, born January 12, 1804. He married ? Fisher.
+24xi.Elizabeth Watts, born December 01, 1805 in Georgia; died November 20,
1847 in Texas.
25xii.Joshua Gilpin Watts, born April 01, 1807.
26xiii.Judah Watts, born October 30, 1809.

8. Judith B.3 Watts (Richard R.2, ??1) was born Abt. 1766 in Amelia Co.,
Virginia, and died 1829 in Greene Co., or Jasper Co., Georgia. She married
Joseph Staunton Key I (Source: Family Tree Maker Files for Osiris Merlin
JOHNSON, "Electronic.") January 29, 1784 in Bedford Co., Virginia.
(NRH Note: I had Joseph KEY as Judith's husband the middle name came from
Family Tree Maker Files)
More About Joseph Staunton Key I:
Fact 2: Information copied 19 Feb 1995 from Dallas Library, Dallas TX (Source:
Family Tree Maker Files for Osiris Merlin JOHNSON, "Electronic.")
Fact 3: First Settled in Wilkes Co., Georgia (possibility, became Green Co. in
1786)
Fact 4: 1812, Moved to Jasper Co., Georgia on Gap Creek, near Morgan Co. Line

Children of Judith Watts and Joseph Key are:
27i.Tandy Watts4 Key, born September 08, 1786 in Wilkes Co., Georgia; died
July 07, 1840 in Columbus, Muscogee Co., Georgia (Source: Family Tree Maker
Files for Osiris Merlin JOHNSON, "Electronic."). He married Nancy Johnson
Beatty.
28ii.Abraham Key, born Abt. 1792 in Greene Co., Georgia.
29iii.Thomas Key, born June 06, 1793 in Greene Co., Georgia; died March 05,
1857 in Holly Spring, Dallas Co., Arkansas. He married Sarah Jones Abt. 1910.
+30iv.Henry W. Key, born Abt. 1794 in Greene Co., Georgia; died in Near
Kings Gap, Harris Co., Georgia.
31v.Joshua Key, born Abt. 1795 in Greene Co., Georgia (Source: Family Tree
Maker Files for Osiris Merlin JOHNSON, "Electronic."); died Abt. 1796 in
Greene Co., Georgia.
(NRH Notes for Joshua Key:
In the Family Tree Files for Osiris Merlin JOHNSON, she states Joshua KEY
married Margaret GRIER. If he died less than one year old, then he could not
have married.)
32vi.Joseph Staunton Key II, born Abt. 1796 in Greene Co., Georgia; died
1861 in Butts Co., Georgia (Source: Family Tree Maker Files for Osiris Merlin
JOHNSON, "Electronic."). He married Margaret Grier.
33vii.Burrell Peebles Key, born August 25, 1798; died August 30, 1872 in
Jasper Co., Georgia (Source: Family Tree Maker Files for Osiris Merlin
JOHNSON, "Electronic."). He married Temperance Brooks November 12, 1821.
34viii.Caleb Witt Key, born January 09, 1803 in Greene Co., Georgia; died
January 22, 1881 in Augusta, Richmond Co., Georgia (Source: Family Tree Maker
Files for Osiris Merlin JOHNSON, "Electronic."). He married Elizabeth Haines
(Source: Family Tree Maker Files for Osiris Merlin JOHNSON, "Electronic.").
35ix.Nancy Phillips Key, born March 07, 1807 in Greene Co., Georgia. She
married Thomas D. Johnson.

***9. William Hix3 Watts (Richard R.2, ??1) was born November 28, 1777 in
Virginia ?Greene Co. Georgia?, and died July 17, 1833. He married (1) Mary
Irby, daughter of Theba Irby and Tabitha Robertson. He married (2) Patsey
Roberts February 17, 1804 in Greene Co., Georgia, daughter of Joseph Roberts
and Betsy Baker.

Child of William Watts and Mary Irby is:
36i.Nancy4 Watts, born March 09, 1831.

Children of William Watts and Patsey Roberts are:
+37i.Harrison Hix4 Watts, born December 09, 1804; died April 16, 1872.
38ii.Elizabeth P. Watts "Betsy", born September 17, 1806. She married
Jesse Brooks March 15, 1823 in Georgia.
39iii.Sarah Watts "Sally", born September 16, 1808. She married Daniel
Ely.
+40iv.John Robert Watts, born June 30, 1810 in Georgia; died June 01, 1883
in Sumter Co., Alabama.
41v.Tandy Key Watts, born April 29, 1814. He married Martha ?? <Watts>.
+42vi.Martha Jane Watts, born January 23, 1820; died June 12, 1857.
43vii.Mary Susan Watts, born March 17, 1822; died July 28, 1839.
+44viii.William Thomas Watts, born December 12, 1823 in Greene County, GA;
died April 24, 1877 in near Hillsboro, Lawrence Co., AL.

10. Richard Henry3 Watts (Richard R.2, ??1) was born Abt. 1810. He married
Martha Jane Watts October 27, 1839, daughter of William Watts and Patsey
Roberts.

Child of Richard Watts and Martha Watts is:
45i.Margaret Pearson4 Watts.

Generation No. 3

24. Elizabeth4 Watts (Benjamin3, Richard R.2, ??1) was born December 01,
1805 in Georgia, and died November 20, 1847 in Texas. She married Orcenith
Fisher.

Child of Elizabeth Watts and Orcenith Fisher is:
46i.Oroeneth Asbury5 Fisher, born July 04, 1831 in Washington Co.,
Illinois; died December 27, 1884 in Utopia, Texas. He married Mary Susan
Simons December 04, 1861 in Texas.

30. Henry W.4 Key (Judith B.3 Watts, Richard R.2, ??1) (Source: LANE, Mrs.
Julian C., KEY and Allied Families, (Statesboro, Georgia, 1931).) was born
Abt. 1794 in Greene Co., Georgia, and died in Near Kings Gap, Harris Co.,
Georgia. He married Anna Baker West April 25, 1822.

More About Henry W. Key:
Fact 1: Buried Hopewell Cem. Near Chipley, Harris Co., Georgia
Fact 2: Owned a Plantation near Chipley, Harris Co., Georgia
More About Anna Baker West:
Fact 1: Buried Hopewell Cem. Near Chipley, Harris Co., Georgia

Children of Henry Key and Anna West are:
47i.Emalina5 Key, born in Georgia; died Abt. 1853 in Chickasaw Co.,
Mississippi. She married William Victor White McLendon (Source: Family Tree
Maker Files for Osiris Merlin JOHNSON, "Electronic.") November 17, 1839 in
Harris Co., Georgia.
48ii.Joseph Watts Key. He married May ?? <Key>.
More About Joseph Watts Key:
Fact 2: Methodist Minister
49iii.Sallie Watts Key, died in Harris Co., Georgia.
More About Sallie Watts Key:
Fact 1: Buried at McCarney Cem. about 2 miles East of Chipley, Harris Co. ,
Georgia
Fact 2: Never Married
50iv.Infant Key.
51v.Annie Key. She married John Kilpatrick.
More About Annie Key:
Fact 2: Moved to near Pine Bluff, Arkansas
52vi.William Key, born Abt. 1828; died Abt. 1880 in Quitman Co., Georgia.
He married Catherine Strayhand.
53vii.Nancy Thomas Key, born April 05, 1830 in Chipley, Harris Co.,
Georgia; died October 04, 1851. She married Mark Sylvester McGee June 21,
1849.
54viii.Louisa Matilda Key, born September 07, 1832; died February 24, 1893.
She married Mark Sylvester McGee Abt. 1852.
More About Louisa Matilda Key: Fact 1: Buried Hopewell Cem. Near Chipley,
Harris Co., Georgia Fact 2: Buried next to parents
More About Mark Sylvester McGee: Fact 2: First and Second wife are sisters

37. Harrison Hix4 Watts (William Hix3, Richard R.2, ??1) was born December
09, 1804, and died April 16, 1872. He married (1) Mary Jane Daniel December
14, 1824 in Greene Co., GA. He married (2) Jane Forrester January 12, 1834.

Children of Harrison Watts and Mary Daniel are:
55i.William Hix5 Watts, born September 10, 1825.
56ii.Mary Martha Watts, born February 24, 1829. She married Richard O.
Sankey May 04, 1854 in Greene Co., GA.
57iii.Sarah Jane Watts, born February 10, 1831. She married William Daniel
December 20, 1853 in Greene Co., GA.
58iv.Elizabeth Ann Watts, born May 03, 1833; died June 17, 1833.

***40. John Robert4 Watts (William Hix3, Richard R.2, ??1) was born June 30,
1810 in Georgia, and died June 01, 1883 in Sumter Co., Alabama. He married
Elizabeth Thornton Asbury October 03, 1838 in Greene Co., Georgia, daughter of
Jesse Asbury and Abigail Smith.

Children of John Watts and Elizabeth Asbury are:
+59i.William H.5 Watts, born August 17, 1834 in Near Greenboro, Green
County, Georgia; died July 14, 1918.
+60ii.Jesse Asbury Watts, born April 12, 1837 in Georgia; died January 08,
1893.
61iii.Mary A. J. Watts, born April 25, 1839 in Alabama; died December 07,
1923. She married James Culpepper (Source: Hobgood, Cecilia Nabors and Ann
Jones Clayton, Cemetery Records of Lauderdale Co. MS, Vol. 1, p. 286.).
62iv.John Thomas Watts, born August 22, 1841; died October 12, 1864.
63v.Richard James Watts, born March 30, 1844 in Alabama; died May 23, 1862.
64vi.Tandy Key Watts, born July 17, 1846 in Alabama; died December 12, 1885
in Meridian, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi. He married Sidney W. Taylor
December 15, 1867 in Meridian, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.
65vii.Vincent Thornton Watts, born October 10, 1848 in Alabama; died March
25, 1865.
66viii.Archiebald Carey Watts "Archie", born November 26, 1853 in Alabama;
died March 24, 1924 in Mobile Co., Alabama. He married Carrie Morgan I April
02, 1902 in ?Mainvilla?, Mobile Co., Alabama. (NRH Note: I have their death
certificates)
67ix.Reuben Vail Watts, born August 09, 1856 in Rosser, AL. He married
Beuiah Duncan October 06, 1880 in Lufkin, TX.
68x.Martha Elizabeth Watts, born March 23, 1858 in Alabama; died February
18, 1931 in Kewanee, Lauderdale Co., Mississippi.
+69xi.Josiah Carter Watts, born February 21, 1860 in Near Cuba, Sumter Co.,
Alabama; died June 15, 1941 in Pascagoula, Jackson Co., Mississippi.

42. Martha Jane4 Watts (William Hix3, Richard R.2, ??1) was born January 23,
1820, and died June 12, 1857. She married Richard Henry Watts October 27,
1839, son of Richard Watts and Elizabeth Townsend.

Child of Martha Watts and Richard Watts is:
70i.Margaret Pearson5 Watts.

44. William Thomas4 Watts (William Hix3, Richard R.2, ??1) was born December
12, 1823 in Greene County, GA, and died April 24, 1877 in near Hillsboro,
Lawrence Co., AL. He married Nancy Margaret Williams in Greene Co., GA.

Children of William Watts and Nancy Williams are:
71i.William Frederick5 Watts, born August 09, 1846; died September 01,
1849.
72ii.James Daniel Watts, born October 04, 1848.
73iii.Thomas Sankey Watts, born September 23, 1850; died October 10, 1882
in Tennessee.
74iv.<Boy Twin> Watts, born September 27, 1852; died September 27, 1852.
75v.<Girl Twin> Watts, born September 27, 1852; died September 27, 1852.
+76vi.John Park Watts, born March 28, 1854 in Greene Co., Georgia; died
December 22, 1933 in Nashville, Tennessee.
77vii.Martha Baker Watts, born March 02, 1856.
78viii.Elizabeth Taylor Watts, born March 18, 1859; died July 14, 1892 in
Alabama.
79ix.Edgar William Watts, born May 05, 1860; died March 23, 1887 in
Alabama.
80x.(Girl) Watts, born May 15, 1862; died May 15, 1862.
81xi.Margaret Bell Watts, born July 10, 1863.
82xii.Mary Claudia Watts, born January 30, 1866.
More About Mary Claudia Watts: Fact 2: Twin
83xiii.Susan Malissa Watts, born January 30, 1866.
More About Susan Malissa Watts: Fact 2: Twin
84xiv.Frances Cleopatra Watts, born December 03, 1868; died March 24, 1869.

(Nancy R. Harvey)
"My Roots are in Christ" Eph. 3:17

My Surnames:

Joel Vincen HARVEY, Sr. (m. Nancy Amsi CLAYTON) - VA, GA, KY, TN, MS
George Christopher PEE (m. Mary Elizabeth MASON) - GA, SC, MS
Anthony PEELER.(m. Annica COON/KUHN) - NC, SC, AL, MS

William MARTIN (m Nancy SUMRALL) - England, LA, MS
Thomas SUMRALL (m. Ann THOMAS) - Scotland, NC, SC, MS
Giles NEWTON (m. Betty ??) VA, MS

Richard WATTS (m. Elizabeth TOWNSEND) - VA, GA, AL, MS
Thomas ASBURY (m. Ann READ) - VA, GA, AL
William Joseph PACK (m. Sarah Elizabeth MILLER) - SC, AL, MS

James Oliver ROBERTSON (m. Rozella JACKSON) - TX, AR, LA
Millard Fillmore TUCKER, Sr. (m.Julia Louisa BRADLEY) - LA

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