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From: Joe Edwards< >
Subject: HENRY & SARAH WATSON (Kentucky & Indiana)
Date: Mon, 4 Nov 1996 11:53:16 -0800


Looking for ANCESTORS and DESCENDANTS of:

HENRY WATSON and SARAH (last name unknown), who resided in NELSON COUNTY,
Kentucky between 1778 and 1810/15. Moved to HARRISON COUNTY, INDIAN
between 1810 & 1815. Died Harrison County, Indiana

Known children are:
WILLIAM WATSON married 12 Aug 1790 to REBECCA GOODIN, resided in Harrison
County Indiana and eventually moved to Vermilion County, Illinois, some
Children remained in harrison County, aropund Central;

JAMES WATSON married 17 Aug 1796 to NANCY COFFMAN. Stayed in Nelson
County, Kentucky;

REBECCA WATSON married 14 Dec 1891 to WILLIAM CANNADY/KENNEDY. Resided in
Harrison County, and eventually moved to Vermilion County, Illinois;

HENRY WATSON JR. Married (1st) 17 Jan 1798 to NANCY BRIDGEWATER and (2nd)
9 Sep 1803 to MARY ANN RHODES; and

ABRAHAM WATSON married 15 Sep 1803 to ELLY RHODES; all marriages in NELSON
COUNTY, Kentucky. All but JAMES WATSON moved to HARRISON COUNTY, INDIANA
about 1810-15.

James is supposedly the first person legally hung in Nelson County. This
was for the murder of his son-in-law Michael Coffman and another man named
George Washington Courtney.

THANKS FOR ANY HELP GIVEN.

JOE EDWARDS 160 Pine Canyon Road Salinas, CA 93908-8743
(408) 455-1385

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