Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Tombstone Tuesday - James H. Watson

James H. Watson
Mar. 6, 1857
July 4, 1894
God gave. He took. He will restore.
He doeth all things well.

Buried Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Crittenden County, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 8 May 2017.

James H. Watson married Mary S. Clark 1 December 1878 Crittenden County.[1] James Watson was age 22 and Mary S. Clark was age 16. At the time of the 1880 census, they were living with his parents, William C. and Elizabeth Watson, in Salem Pct., Livingston County. They had a  daughter, Nora J., who was born in September 1879. [2]

James H. Watson was fatally shot following a dispute with a neighbor on the 4th of  July 1894.

[1] Brenda Joyce Jerome, Crittenden County, Kentucky Births, Death, Etc. Vol. II, (Evansville, IN: Evansville Bindery, 1993) 36.
[2] 1880 Salem, Livingston County, Kentucky census, page 343D, E.D. 81, image 130, Ancestry.com, online, accessed 30 June 2017.

Published 26 September 2017, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog, http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/

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