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James Arthur Watson

Male 1846 - 1900


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  • Name  James Arthur Watson  [1, 2
    Born  15 Aug 1846  Floyd, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Residence  1860  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Military  1862 - 1865  [2
    Civil War Veteran, Fife Major Company F 189 Volunteer NY 
    • Arthur James Watson enlisted in the military Sept 3 1862. Mustered Sept 8 1862 with the rank of Fifer.
      Promoted Fife Major Nov 1864.
      Discharged July 1865.
      (Twn Clerks Register of men who served in the Civil War) [2]
    1882xxxx - Civil War Veterans in Front of Getman Hotel
    1882xxxx - Civil War Veterans in Front of Getman Hotel
    Occupation  Glass Worker, Blower  [2
    Died  15 Apr 1900  [2, 3
    Buried  Cleveland Village Cemetery, North Street, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    20081013 - Headstone, James Arthur Watson
    20081013 - Headstone, James Arthur Watson
    Cleveland Village Cemetery
    Person ID  I1188  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified  3 Apr 2019 

    Father  James Watson,   b. 1823, Herkimer, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1903 
    Mother  Candice A. French 
    Married  Y  [4
    • According to the 1875 census, James Watson is widowed. [4]
    Family ID  F188  Group Sheet

    Family  Margaret Best,   b. 18 Jun 1848, Sankt Ingbert, Bayern, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Y  [1
    Children 
     1. Everett Watson,   b. Mar 1868, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1944
    >2. Fredrick Watson,   b. Jun 1871, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Minnie Watson,   b. 10 Mar 1872, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1936, Utica, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. William Watson,   b. Abt 1876, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Earnest Watson,   b. Abt 1879, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
    >6. Arthur W. Watson, Jr.,   b. 8 Apr 1888, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1962
     7. Harry Watson,   b. 1891
    Last Modified  2 Apr 2017 
    Family ID  F301  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S21] 1880 United States Federal Census, 29 (Reliability: 2), 16 Jun 1880.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED: #231; ED Date: 06/16/1880; SD: #8; Sheet No: 29; Line No: 1-7


    2. [S84] Personal Correspondence, 1 (Reliability: 1), 21 Feb 2019.
      Fr: Keith Schmidt
      Re: Proposed Change - Arthur Watson (I1188)

    3. [S19] Find A Grave, findagrave.com., https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSsr=921&GScid=2221626&GRid=29753756& (Reliability: 1), 12 Sep 2008.
      James Arthur Watson

    4. [S61] 1875 New York State Census, 13 (Reliability: 2), 5 Jun 1875.
      State: New York; County: Oswego; Town: Constantia; Village: Cleveland; ED No.: 1; ED Date: 06/05/1875; Page: 13; Lines: 12