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Robert Watson

Robert Watson

Male 1819 - 1882  (63 years)

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  • Name Robert Watson 
    Born 24 Mar 1819  Megslee, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Christened 29 Mar 1819  Muirkirk, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1841  Newarthill, Leicestershire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Emigration 24 Sep 1848  Liverpool, England to New Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Left Liverpool, England on 24 Sep 1848 on the ship Sailor Prince. Landed in New Orleans on 20 Nov 1848. 
    Residence 1850  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1860  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1870  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 1880  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Died 11 Oct 1882  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried C_3_5_1E, Salt Lake City Cemetary, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I7955  Watson Clan Tree
    Last Modified 26 May 2014 

    Father Ancestors Robert Watson,   b. 16 Jul 1779, Dalframe, Muirkirk, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1835, Sorn, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Ancestors Mary Miller,   b. 25 Mar 1795, Muirkirk, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1888, Sorn, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 28 Mar 1813  Old Cumnock, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11, 12
    _UID 087A06140BCC4C4880F549B067A65C09E7EE 
    Family ID F108  Group Sheet

    Family Ancestors Mary Cowan,   b. 6 May 1820, Newarthill, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1891, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 12 Jan 1840  Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 14
    _UID 476DC684F7239D49B7E81A3C76F00C3CA1F7 
    _UID 6BCEDD5D04C80C4DB84AAB5AC1A481E76CE9 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Agnes Watson,   b. 1840, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1902, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     2. Robert Watson,   b. 3 Jul 1842, Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1906, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    +3. James Cowan Watson,   b. 4 Sep 1844, Newardhill, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1906, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     4. John Watson,   b. 27 Nov 1847, Newarthill, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1853  (Age 6 years)
     5. Euphemia Watson,   b. 31 Oct 1849, St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1850, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    +6. Alexander Watson,   b. 13 Sep 1851, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1870, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)
     7. William Watson,   b. 18 Jul 1853, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1853, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +8. Hugh Watson,   b. 20 Jul 1854, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1910, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
    Married: 1x9. Mary Elizabeth Watson,   b. 10 Aug 1857, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1933, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Married: 1x10. Janet Watson,   b. 30 Aut 1859, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1917, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     11. John Watson,   b. 1862, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1902, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
    +12. William Richard Watson,   b. 12 Jul 1862, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1918, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2011 
    Family ID F53  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1841 - Newarthill, Leicestershire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Robert Watson (1820-1882) Grave Site
    Robert Watson (1820-1882) Grave Site
    Plot: C_3_5_1E
    1860 - United States Census - Utah Territory - Great Salt Lake - Great Salt Lake City - Ward 6 - Page 111
    1860 - United States Census - Utah Territory - Great Salt Lake - Great Salt Lake City - Ward 6 - Page 111
    1850 - United States Census - Utah Territory - Great Salt Lake - Great Salt Lake County - Page 58
    1850 - United States Census - Utah Territory - Great Salt Lake - Great Salt Lake County - Page 58
    Robert Watson and Mary Cowan Marriage Record
    Robert Watson and Mary Cowan Marriage Record
    Robert Watson 1819-1882 - Birth Record
    Robert Watson 1819-1882 - Birth Record
    Robert Watson & Mary Millar - Marriage Record - Sorn
    Robert Watson & Mary Millar - Marriage Record - Sorn
    This is the marriage record from Robert's home town. Note Mary's name ends in "ar". The "ar" ending only shows in records based in Sorn, where the Old Cumnock records show it as "er". For all genealogical purposes, Mary's last name should be listed as "Miller".
    Robert Watson & Mary Miller - Marriage Record - Old Cumnock
    Robert Watson & Mary Miller - Marriage Record - Old Cumnock
    This is the marriage record from Mary's town. Note her name ends in "er". The "ar" ending only shows in records based in Sorn. For all genealogical purposes, Mary's last name should be listed as "Miller".

    Headstones
    Robert Watson (1820-1882)
    Robert Watson (1820-1882)
    Plot: Salt Lake City
    Salt Lake County
    Utah, USA
    Plot: C-3-5-1E

  • Sources 
    1. [S20] Utah Deaths and Burials, beta.familysearch.org (Reliability: 3).
      Name Robert Watson
      Gender Male
      Burial Date
      Burial Place
      Death Date 11 Oct 1882
      Death Place Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
      Age
      Birth Date 24 Mar 1819
      Birthplace Megslee, Ayre, Scotland
      Occupation
      Race
      Marital Status
      Spouse's Name
      Father's Name Robert Watson
      Father's Birthplace
      Mother's Name Mary Watson
      Mother's Birthplace
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number B54933-7
      System Origin Utah-EASy
      Source Film Number 26553
      Reference Number Pg. 276 # 11028

    2. [S26] Scotland Births, (beta.familysearch.com) (Reliability: 3).
      Name Robert Watson
      Gender Male
      Baptism/Christening Date 29 Mar 1819
      Baptism/Christening Place MUIRKIRK,AYR,SCOTLAND
      Birth Date 24 Mar 1819
      Birthplace
      Death Date
      Name Note
      Race
      Father's Name Robert Watson
      Father's Birthplace
      Father's Age
      Mother's Name Mary Millar
      Mother's Birthplace
      Mother's Age
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number C11607-4
      System Origin Scotland-ODM
      Source Film Number 1041400
      Reference Number

    3. [S237] 1841 England, Wales & Scotland Census (Reliability: 3).
      First name(s) ROBT
      Last name WATSON
      Gender Male
      Age 20
      Birth year 1821
      Birth Place SCOTLAND
      Birth county Lanarkshire
      House Number -
      House name VILLAGE OF NEWARTHILL
      Street VILLAGE OF NEWARTHILL
      Parish or township BOTHWELL
      City or borough -
      Town -
      County Lanarkshire
      Country SCOTLAND
      Occupation COAL M
      Registration district -
      Archive reference -
      Schedule 47
      Piece number -
      Page number -
      Folio number -
      Record set 1841 England, Wales & Scotland Census
      Category Census, Land & Substitutes
      Record collection Census
      Collections from United Kingdom

      © brightsolid online publishing ltd

    4. [S37] Mormon Migration, http://lib.byu.edu/mormonmigration/index.php (Reliability: 3).
      Robert WATSON
      Standardized: Robert Watson
      Born:
      1820
      Origin:
      Unknown
      Occupation:
      Laborer
      Voyage:
      Liverpool to New Orleans
      24 Sep 1848 – 20 Nov 1848
      Voyage Accounts:
      Accounts for this voyage
      Ship:
      Sailor Prince
      Family Members

      Mary WATSON — age 27 (b. 1821)
      Agnes WATSON — age 8 (b. 1840)
      Robert WATSON — age 6 (b. 1842)
      James WATSON — age 4 (b. 1844)
      Alexander WATSON — age 13 (b. 1835)
      John WATSON — age infant (b. 1848)

      Notes
      No notes.


    5. [S67] 1850 United States Census (Reliability: 2).
      Name: Robert Watson
      Age: 30
      Birth Year: abt 1820
      Birthplace: Scotland
      Home in 1850: Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory
      Gender: Male
      Family Number: 420
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Robert Watson 30
      Mary Watson 30
      Agnes Watson 10
      Robert Watson 8
      James Watson 6
      John Watson 3
      Alexander Watson 16

    6. [S107] 1860 United States Census (Reliability: 2).
      Name: Robert Watson
      Age in 1860: 40
      Birth Year: abt 1820
      Birthplace: Scotland
      Home in 1860: Great Salt Lake City Ward 6, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory
      Gender: Male
      Post Office: Great Salt Lake City
      Value of real estate: View image
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Robert Watson 40
      Mary Watson 39
      Robert Watson 17
      James Watson 15
      Alex Watson 8
      Hugh Watson 6
      Mary Watson 3
      Janet Watson 1

    7. [S35] 1870 United States Census (Reliability: 2).
      Name: Robert Watson
      Age in 1870: 50
      Birth Year: abt 1820
      Birthplace: Scotland
      Home in 1870: Salt Lake City Ward 6, Salt Lake, Utah Territory
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Post Office: Salt Lake City
      Value of real estate: View image
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Robert Watson 50
      Mary Watson 49
      Alexander Watson 19
      Hughey Watson 16
      Mary Watson 14
      Janet Watson 12
      John Watson 10
      William R Watson 8
      William Watson 11
      Alexander Watson 9
      Margaret Watson 7

    8. [S7] 1880 United States Census (Reliability: 2).
      Name: Robert Watson
      Age: 61
      Birth Year: abt 1819
      Birthplace: Scotland
      Home in 1880: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
      Marital Status: Married
      Spouse's Name: Mary Watson
      Father's Birthplace: Scotland
      Mother's Birthplace: Scotland
      Neighbors: View others on page
      Cannot read/write:

      Blind:

      Deaf and dumb:

      Otherwise disabled:

      Idiotic or insane:

      View image
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Robert Watson 61
      Mary Watson 59
      John Watson 18
      William R. Watson 16

    9. [S89] Utah Burials Index (Reliability: 3).
      Burial Information: WATSON, ROBERT

      Birth: 3/24/1819
      Death: 10/11/1882
      Burial: 10/11/1882
      Place of Birth: MEGOLEE,SCOTLAND
      Place of Death: SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH
      Cause of Death:
      Grave Location: Salt Lake City Cemetery , C_3_5_1E
      Source:
      Comments:

    10. [S28] Sorn Marriages, Transcribed by Bonnie Suchan [suchan@sk.sympatico.ca], (http://www.ayrshireroots.com/Towns/Sorn/Sorn%20Marriages.htm) (Reliability: 2).
      Sorn Parish Records Film #1041467
      Marriages were intermixed with births until Oct 1796. No entries Oct 1796-Dec 1805
      Proclamations only 1806-1816
      Marriages again recorded after Jan 1817
      Marriages Parish Last Proclaimed

      ...

      1813

      William BAIRD / Agnes GOLDIE Sorn 3 Jan 1813

      Andrew STRACHAN / Jean SHAW Sorn 21 Feb 1813

      George DUNCAN Sorn/ Jean SMITH Mauchline 21 Mar 1813

      Robert WATSON Sorn/ Mary MILLAR Old Cumnock 28 Mar 1813

      ...



    11. [S26] Scotland Births, (beta.familysearch.com) (Reliability: 3).
      Name: Robert Watson
      Gender: Male
      Baptism/Christening Date: 29 Mar 1819
      Baptism/Christening Place: MUIRKIRK,AYR,SCOTLAND
      Birth Date: 24 Mar 1819
      Birthplace:
      Death Date:
      Name Note:
      Race:
      Father's Name: Robert Watson
      Father's Birthplace:
      Father's Age:
      Mother's Name: Mary Millar
      Mother's Birthplace:
      Mother's Age:
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C11607-4
      System Origin: Scotland-ODM
      Source Film Number: 1041400
      Reference Number:

    12. [S72] Marriage Certificate (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S27] Scotland Marriages (Reliability: 2).
      Groom's Name Robert Watson
      Groom's Birth Date
      Groom's Birthplace
      Groom's Age
      Bride's Name Mary Cowan
      Bride's Birth Date
      Bride's Birthplace
      Bride's Age
      Marriage Date 12 Jan 1840
      Marriage Place Bothwell,Lanark,Scotland
      Groom's Father's Name
      Groom's Mother's Name
      Bride's Father's Name
      Bride's Mother's Name
      Groom's Race
      Groom's Marital Status
      Groom's Previous Wife's Name
      Bride's Race
      Bride's Marital Status
      Bride's Previous Husband's Name
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number M11625-4
      System Origin Scotland-ODM
      Source Film Number 1042965
      Reference Number
      Family Record shows Newarthill, Lanark, Scotland

    14. [S20] Utah Deaths and Burials, beta.familysearch.org (Reliability: 3).
      Name: Jas. C. Watson
      Gender: Male
      Burial Date: Nov 1906
      Burial Place:
      Death Date: 13 Nov 1906
      Death Place: Salt Lake City, S.L., Utah
      Age: 62
      Birth Date: 1844
      Birthplace: Scotland
      Occupation:
      Race: White
      Marital Status: Married
      Spouse's Name:
      Father's Name: Robt. Watson
      Father's Birthplace: Scotland
      Mother's Name: M. Cowan
      Mother's Birthplace: Scotland
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B54928-7
      System Origin: Utah-EASy
      Source Film Number: 26554
      Reference Number: p327 dth #12418