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Date: Sat, 11 Jul 1998 21:47:57 EDT


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

Generation No. 4

59. William H.5 Watts (John Robert4, William Hix3, Richard R.2, ??1) was
born August 17, 1834 in Near Greenboro, Green County, Georgia, and died July
14, 1918. He married Kizzie or Clementine ?? <Watts>.

Children of William Watts and Kizzie <Watts> are:
85i.Eva6 Watts.
86ii.Lucy Watts. She married ?? Garrison.

60. Jesse Asbury5 Watts (John Robert4, William Hix3, Richard R.2, ??1) was
born April 12, 1837 in Georgia, and died January 08, 1893. He married Maria
Lois Reed December 04, 1866.

Children of Jesse Watts and Maria Reed are:
+87i.Eunice Elizabeth6 Watts, born September 26, 1868 in Alabama; died
November 09, 1934.
88ii.Mary Blackiston Watts "Mamie", born October 04, 1871; died January 20,
1952.
89iii.Charles Richard Watts, born March 01, 1874; died August 10, 1876.
90iv.Lois Reed Watts, born July 22, 1877; died September 26, 1928.
+91v.Rosa Maria Watts, born June 20, 1880; died June 15, 1968.
+92vi.Jesse Asbury Watts II, born August 31, 1883; died September 04, 1939.

***69. Josiah Carter5 Watts (John Robert4, William Hix3, Richard R.2, ??1)
was born February 21, 1860 in Near Cuba, Sumter Co., Alabama, and died June
15, 1941 in Pascagoula, Jackson Co., Mississippi. He married Willie Caroline
Pack December 12, 1882 in Clark, Sumter Co., Alabama, daughter of William Pack
and Sarah Miller.
Notes for Josiah Carter Watts:
Josiah Carter WATTS ("Joe" "Papa WATTS") died at his home on 1047 Kenneth
Street, Pascagoula, Jackson Co., Mississippi, at 11:23 A.M., on Sunday, 15
June 1941. Rev. W.L. DAY pastor of First Baptist Church Pascagoula, MS where
he and his family were members conducted the services.
------------------------------------
A letter from, First Baptist Church to First Baptist Church of Pascagoula, MS
stated
More About Josiah Carter Watts:
Fact 1: June 16, 1941, Buried at Hickory Gove Cemetery, Laural, Mississippi
Fact 2: Blue Eyes, Red Hair, 6ft. 4 inches

Children of Josiah Watts and Willie Pack are:
93i.John Robert6 Watts "Johnny", born October 07, 1883 in York, Sumter Co.,
AL; died December 30, 1973 in Pascagoula, Jackson Co., MS. He married Josie
Louisiana Dupre October 06, 1915.
+94ii.Willie Clara Watts, born July 11, 1886 in York, Sumter Co., Alabama;
died November 13, 1982 in Pascagoula, Jackson Co., Mississippi.
+95iii.Sarah Elizabeth Watts "Sallie", born January 04, 1889; died November
11, 1984 in Jackson, Hines Co., MS.
+96iv.William Joseph Watts "Joe", born January 25, 1891; died September 25,
1945 in Pascagoula, Jackson Co., MS.
+97v.Lonnie Leuba Watts, born January 17, 1894; died April 11, 1964 in
Pascagoula, Jackson Co., Mississippi.
98vi.Ernest Lacy Watts, born January 03, 1896; died June 17, 1912.
99vii.Fitzhugh Lee Watts "F. L.", born January 27, 1898; died Unknown. He
married (1) Fern Shannon. He married (2) Fay Shannon February 24, 1922.
More About Fitzhugh Lee Watts "F. L.": Fact 2: Some people called him "Hugh
Lee"
100viii.Laurence Adrian Watts "Red", born May 17, 1900 in St. Elmo,
Alabama; died December 18, 1976 in Pascagoula, Jackson Co., Mississippi. He
married Cora Duvergne Spann October 30, 1923.
101ix.Chester Stonewall Watts, born October 05, 1902 in St. Elmo, Alabama;
died March 08, 1960 in Mobile, Mobile Co., Alabama. He married Dessie Baker
October 20, 1927 in Pascagoula, Jackson Co., Mississippi.

76. John Park5 Watts (William Thomas4, William Hix3, Richard R.2, ??1) was
born March 28, 1854 in Greene Co., Georgia, and died December 22, 1933 in
Nashville, Tennessee. He married Williametta McCrary "Willie" December 28,
1884.

Children of John Watts and Williametta McCrary are:
102i.Anna Turner6 Watts.
103ii.James Froster Watts.
104iii.Richard Thomas Watts.
+105iv.Clarence Lee Watts, born February 08, 1886 in Deposit, AL; died
1963.

Generation No. 5

87. Eunice Elizabeth6 Watts (Jesse Asbury5, John Robert4, William Hix3,
Richard R.2, ??1) was born September 26, 1868 in Alabama, and died November
09, 1934. She married William James Brunson February 17, 1889 in Rosser,
Sumter Co., Alabama (Source: HARRELL, Leta Watts , Editor, "WATTS Crossing,"
Relatively Searching , 103 Township Rd. E, Hamilton, KS 66853: Oct 1996, Vol.
7, #1, p. 16.).

Children of Eunice Watts and William Brunson are:
106i.Maria7 Brunson, born February 10, 1890 in Near Cuba, Sumter Co., AL;
died January 06, 1966 in Mobile, Mobile, AL.
107ii.Ethel Brunson, born February 28, 1893 in Pascagoula, Jackson, MS;
died August 04, 1973 in Mobile, Mobile Co., AL.
108iii.Clyde Windom Brunson, born May 23, 1895 in Pascagoula, Jackson Co.,
Mississippi; died December 20, 1951.
109iv.Eunice Hazel Brunson, born December 13, 1910.

91. Rosa Maria6 Watts (Jesse Asbury5, John Robert4, William Hix3, Richard
R.2, ??1) was born June 20, 1880, and died June 15, 1968. She married Robert
Sanders Mason November 30, 1905.
More About Robert Sanders Mason: Fact 1: Not sure middle name is Sanders

Children of Rosa Watts and Robert Mason are:
+110i.Robert Watts7 Mason, born September 29, 1906.
111ii.Edwin Thornton Mason, born February 24, 1908; died June 1960.

92. Jesse Asbury6 Watts II (Jesse Asbury5, John Robert4, William Hix3,
Richard R.2, ??1) was born August 31, 1883, and died September 04, 1939. He
married Sallie M. Smith August 15, 1912.

Children of Jesse Watts and Sallie Smith are:
+112i.Jesse Asbury7 Watts , Jr., born November 19, 1913.
113ii.Sarah Virginia Watts, born September 17, 1915.
114iii.William Henry Watts, born May 05, 1918.
115iv.Mamie Eugene Watts, born October 18, 1920. She married Raymond
Houston Shirley February 18, 1942 in Meridian, MS.
116v.Lois Elizabeth Watts, born December 22, 1923; died August 18, 1972.

***94. Willie Clara6 Watts (Josiah Carter5, John Robert4, William Hix3,
Richard R.2, ??1) was born July 11, 1886 in York, Sumter Co., Alabama, and
died November 13, 1982 in Pascagoula, Jackson Co., Mississippi. She married
Frederick Knox Martin , Sr. January 10, 1907 in Mobile, Mobile Co., Alabama,
son of William Martin and Nancy Sumrall.
More About Willie Clara Watts: Fact 1: 1982, Buried at Jackson Co. Memorial
Park, Pascagoula, Mississippi, Fact 2: Southern Baptist, Fact 3: 1913, Moved
from Hammond, Louisiana to Pascagoula, Mississippi - Remained until death
Fact 4: Known as "Marty" by Bessie Clara (Martin) Robertson's family
More About Frederick Knox Martin , Sr.: Fact 1: Buried at Vancleave #1
Cemetery, Vancleave, Jackson Co., MS Fact 2: Known as Fred Fact 3: 1907,
Clara and Fred Lived in Iota, Louisiana when they were first married. Fact 4:
Worked as a L & N Telegraph Operator (Louisville & Nashville Rail Road).

Children of Willie Watts and Frederick Martin are:
117i.Frederick Knox7 Martin , Jr., born January 12, 1908 in Laural, Jones,
Mississippi; died November 26, 1990 in Grand Bay, Mobile Co., Alabama.
More About Frederick Knox Martin , Jr.: Fact 1: Buried at Jackson Co. Memorial
Park, Pascagoula, Mississippi Fact 2: Age at death 82 yrs, 10 mos, 14 days
Fact 3: Never Married
Fact 4: Born at 10 A. M. Sunday at Grandparent's home Fact 5: Merchant Marine
during WW II
+118ii.Bessie Clara Martin, born August 20, 1909 in Laurel, Jones Co.,
Mississippi; died November 13, 1996 in Pascagoula, Jackson Co., Mississippi.
(NRH Note: My Mother)
+119iii.Joe Watts Martin , Sr., born August 25, 1911 in Waveland,
Mississippi.
+120iv.Lee Roy Martin, born May 02, 1913 in Jackson, Hines Co.,
Mississippi; died May 16, 1986 in Pascagoula, Jackson Co., Mississippi.
121v.Claude Cecil Martin, born September 09, 1918 in Hammond, Tangipahoa
Parish, Louisiana. He married Delois Willoughby June 06, 1942.
More About Claude Cecil Martin: Fact 2: Living 23 April 1998 Fact 3: Pilot
in WW II. Flew out of England. Fact 4: Shot down and was a prisoner of war
in Germany

95. Sarah Elizabeth6 Watts "Sallie" (Josiah Carter5, John Robert4, William
Hix3, Richard R.2, ??1) was born January 04, 1889, and died November 11, 1984
in Jackson, Hines Co., MS. She married William Irvin Thornton December 24,
1908.

Children of Sarah Watts and William Thornton are:
122i.Watts Irvin7 Thornton.
123ii.Edith Thornton. Twin
124iii.Ethel Thornton. Twin

96. William Joseph6 Watts "Joe" (Josiah Carter5, John Robert4, William Hix3,
Richard R.2, ??1) was born January 25, 1891, and died September 25, 1945 in
Pascagoula, Jackson Co., MS. He married Anna Delia Clarke May 08, 1910 in
?Laurel, Jones Co., MS.

Children of William Watts and Anna Clarke are:
125i.Jules7 Watts.
126ii.Evelyn Watts.
127iii.Mildred Watts. Fact 2: Died in early childhood

97. Lonnie Leuba6 Watts (Josiah Carter5, John Robert4, William Hix3, Richard
R.2, ??1) was born January 17, 1894, and died April 11, 1964 in Pascagoula,
Jackson Co., Mississippi. He married Emma Ida Davidson April 26, 1915 in
?Pascagoula, Jackson Co., Mississippi.

Children of Lonnie Watts and Emma Davidson are:
+128i.Lonnie Leuba7 Watts , Jr., born in Pascagoula, Jackson Co., MS; died
in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.
129ii.Alton John Davidson Watts.

105. Clarence Lee6 Watts (John Park5, William Thomas4, William Hix3, Richard
R.2, ??1) was born February 08, 1886 in Deposit, AL, and died 1963. He
married Inez Elizabeth Looney 1915.

Children of Clarence Watts and Inez Looney are:
130i.William Park7 Watts.
131ii.Clarence Lee Watts , Jr..
132iii.Anna Margaret Watts.
133iv.Elizabeth Echols Watts.
134v.Jane Keller Watts.

Generation No. 6

110. Robert Watts7 Mason (Rosa Maria6 Watts, Jesse Asbury5, John Robert4,
William Hix3, Richard R.2, ??1) was born September 29, 1906. He married
Minnie Mae Smith June 06, 1931 in Fayette, Alabama.

Children of Robert Mason and Minnie Smith are:
+135i.Robert Watts8 Mason , Jr., born January 05, 1934.
+136ii.Donald Brooks Mason, born January 24, 1939.

112. Jesse Asbury7 Watts , Jr. (Jesse Asbury6, Jesse Asbury5, John Robert4,
William Hix3, Richard R.2, ??1) was born November 19, 1913. He married
Bernice Nelson January 13, 1942 in Mobile, Mobile Co., AL.

Children of Jesse Watts and Bernice Nelson are:
+137i.Sally Ann8 Watts.
+138ii.Jesse Asbury Watts III.

***118. Bessie Clara7 Martin (Willie Clara6 Watts, Josiah Carter5, John
Robert4, William Hix3, Richard R.2, ??1) was born August 20, 1909 in Laurel,
Jones Co., Mississippi, and died November 13, 1996 in Pascagoula, Jackson Co.,
Mississippi. She married Roscoe Arthur Robertson July 12, 1934 in Hammond,
Tangipahoa, Louisiana, son of Arthur James Robertson and Golda Julia Tucker.
Notes for Bessie Clara Martin:
When Bessie was 13 she stood up in class and told everyone to leave Roscoe
ROBERTSON along, because she was going to marry him one day. (Hammond, LA)
They were married about 10 years later. They were married for 62 years. That
is 75 years with one person.
Roscoe graduated in Electrical Eng. from Louisiana State University (LSU) and
Bessie Graduated Soula Business College in New Orleans, LA. When Roscoe sold
their house in Pascagoula, MS shortly after Bessie died 1996, they had been in
that house for almost 50 years. They moved to Pascagoula, MS in 1937 (59
years) More About Bessie Clara Martin: Fact 1: 1996, Buried at Jackson
County Memorial, Pascagoula, Jackson Co., MS Fact 2: 5 ft. 6 in tall, dark
brown hair, brown eyes
More About Roscoe Arthur Robertson: Fact 1: 1997, Living Fact 2: 6ft 1in
tall, gray hair, blue eyes

Children of Bessie Martin and Roscoe Robertson are:
+139i.Patricia Joy8 Robertson,
+140ii.Barbara Claire Robertson,
141iii.Fred Martin Robertson, born June 03, 1941 in Pascagoula, Jackson
Co., Mississippi; died June 03, 1941 in Pascagoula, Jackson Co., Mississippi.
Lived only 7 hours - heart defect "Blue Baby"
No marker at grave. Buried at Greenwood Cemetery, Pascagoula MS
Uncle John Robert WATT and wife Josie Louisiana DEPRE are buried in the same
plot.
Name and Date are on Mother's grave marker at Jackson Co. Memorial Gardens
Pascagoula, MS
+***142iv.Nancy Sumrall Robertson (NRH Note: This is ME)
143v.Arthur James Robertson, born October 27, 1943 in Pascagoula, Jackson
Co., Mississippi; died October 27, 1943 in Pascagoula, Jackson Co.,
Mississippi. Notes for Arthur James Robertson:
Lived only 2 1/2 hours - heart defect "Blue Baby" No marker at grave. Buried
at Greenwood Cemetery, Pascagoula MS Uncle John Robert WATT and wife Josie
Louisiana DEPRE are buried in the same plot. Name and Date are on Mother's
grave marker at Jackson Co. Memorial Gardens Pascagoula, MS
144vi.Linda Sue Robertson,. She married Cordell Dale Murray More About
Linda Sue Robertson:

119. Joe Watts7 Martin , Sr. (Willie Clara6 Watts, Josiah Carter5, John
Robert4, William Hix3, Richard R.2, ??1) He married Rose Emma Pugh 1934,
daughter of John Pugh and Molly <Pugh>. Fact 2: April 23, 1998, Living Fact
3: Born at 1 P.M.

Children of Joe Martin and Rose Pugh are:
145i.Charles L8 Martin. He married Jeanie F..
+146ii.Joanne Martin.
147iii.Roselyn Martin. She married Frank W. Richard.
148iv.Marilyn Martin.
149v.Maureen K Martin.
150vi.Joe Watts Martin , Jr.. He married Kay ?? <Martin>.
151vii.James H. Martin. He married Rita ?? <Martin>.

120. Lee Roy7 Martin (Willie Clara6 Watts, Josiah Carter5, John Robert4,
William Hix3, Richard R.2, ??1) was born May 02, 1913 in Jackson, Hines Co.,
Mississippi (Source: Personal Knowledge of Willie Clara (WATTS) MARTIN -
mother.), and died May 16, 1986 in Pascagoula, Jackson Co., Mississippi
(Source: Personal Knowledge of Bessie Clara (MARTIN) ROBERTSON - Sister.). He
married Annie Elizabeth Hobdy. More About Lee Roy Martin: Fact 2: Died of
Cancer Fact 3: Born at 10 P.M.
More About Annie Elizabeth Hobdy: Fact 2: Died of Cancer

Children of Lee Martin and Annie Hobdy are:
152i.John8 Martin.
153ii.Robert Martin.
154iii.Mary Ann Martin.

128. Lonnie Leuba7 Watts , Jr. (Lonnie Leuba6, Josiah Carter5, John Robert4,
William Hix3, Richard R.2, ??1) was born in Pascagoula, Jackson Co., MS, and
died in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA. He married Nora Johnson.

Children of Lonnie Watts and Nora Johnson are:
155i.Joe Alton8 Watts.
156ii.Daryl Watts.
157iii.Walter Watts.
158iv.Wanda Watts.

Generation No. 7

135. Robert Watts8 Mason , Jr. (Robert Watts7, Rosa Maria6 Watts, Jesse
Asbury5, John Robert4, William Hix3, Richard R.2, ??1) was born January 05,
1934. He married (1) Carol Dauberberger Christiansen May 30, 1959. He
married (2) Claire Wooten Crawford October 18, 1975.

Children of Robert Mason and Carol Christiansen are:
159i.Robert Watts9 Mason III, born September 18, 1960.
160ii.John Fox Mason, born January 03, 1964.

136. Donald Brooks8 Mason (Robert Watts7, Rosa Maria6 Watts, Jesse Asbury5,
John Robert4, William Hix3, Richard R.2, ??1) was born January 24, 1939. He
married Charlotte Dohrman June 02, 1962.

Children of Donald Mason and Charlotte Dohrman are:
161i.Nan Marueen9 Mason, born August 27, 1965.
162ii.Lisa Marie Mason, born March 12, 1967.
163iii.Aaron Brooks Mason, born June 16, 1970.

137. Sally Ann8 Watts (Jesse Asbury7, Jesse Asbury6, Jesse Asbury5, John
Robert4, William Hix3, Richard R.2, ??1). She married Tom Stanton.

Children of Sally Watts and Tom Stanton are:
164i.Chris9 Stanton.
165ii.Michelle Stanton.

138. Jesse Asbury8 Watts III (Jesse Asbury7, Jesse Asbury6, Jesse Asbury5,
John Robert4, William Hix3, Richard R.2, ??1). He married Barbara Reinsmith.

Children of Jesse Watts and Barbara Reinsmith are:
166i.Deborah Ann9 Watts.
167ii.Roy Watts.

139. Patricia Joy8 Robertson (Bessie Clara7 Martin, Willie Clara6 Watts,
Josiah Carter5, John Robert4, William Hix3, Richard R.2, ??1) She married
Ralph Verdo Callender

Child of Patricia Robertson and Ralph Callender is:
+168i.Robert Earl9 Callender

140. Barbara Claire8 Robertson (Bessie Clara7 Martin, Willie Clara6 Watts,
Josiah Carter5, John Robert4, William Hix3, Richard R.2, ??1) She married
Roger Alphonse Danley , Sr.

Children of Barbara Robertson and Roger Danley are:
169i.Barbara Ellen9 Danley She married Robert Charles Barber
170ii.James Arthur Danley - Twin
171iii.Linda Elain Danley - Twin Married

***142. Nancy Sumrall8 Robertson (Bessie Clara7 Martin, Willie Clara6 Watts,
Josiah Carter5, John Robert4, William Hix3, Richard R.2, ??1). She married
John Luther Harvey

Children of Nancy Robertson and John Harvey are:
172i.Elizabeth Ann9 Harvey She married Wendell Eric Uptagrafft Madison
Co., Alabama.
+173ii.Judi Lynn Harvey

146. Joanne8 Martin (Joe Watts7, Willie Clara6 Watts, Josiah Carter5, John
Robert4, William Hix3, Richard R.2, ??1). She married L. Walker Foster.

Child of Joanne Martin and L. Foster is:
174i.Katherine Elizabeth9 Foster.

Generation No. 8

168. Robert Earl9 Callender (Patricia Joy8 Robertson, Bessie Clara7 Martin,
Willie Clara6 Watts, Josiah Carter5, John Robert4, William Hix3, Richard R.2,
??1) (Source: Personal Knowledge of Patricia Joy (Robertson) CALLENDER.). He
married Cindy White

Child of Robert Callender and Cindy White is:
175i.Brandi Marie10 Callender,

***173. Judi Lynn9 Harvey (Nancy Sumrall8 Robertson, Bessie Clara7 Martin,
Willie Clara6 Watts, Josiah Carter5, John Robert4, William Hix3, Richard R.2,
??1) She married James Brent Fike

Child of Judi Harvey and James Fike is:
176i.John Tyler Fike

(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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