Thomas Watson

M, #1989, b. 1854, d. 25 April 1887
Father*William Watson b. 1822, d. 17 Dec 1895
Mother*Margaret (?) Watson b. 1822, d. 26 Apr 1863
     Thomas Watson was born in 1854 at Claireville, York Co., Ontario, Canada. He appeared on the census of 1861 in the household of William Watson at Vaughan Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada. He was listed as: Thomas Watson, born Upper Canada, Church of England, age 8, male, single, male family member. He appeared on the census of 1871 in the household of William Watson at Vaughan Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada. He was recorded as: Watson, Thos, male, age 17, born in Ontario, Primitive Methodist, of English origin, farmer, single, attended school. He and Martha Mills, daughter of John Mills and Eliza (?) Mills, were married by Reverend P. Nicols on Wednesday, 15 January 1879 at Knox Church, Vaughan Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada. He was 25, born and living in Clairville, bachelor, farmer, Methodist. She was 21, living in Clairville, born Coleraine, Presbyterian. Robert Gardhouse and Elizabeth Carr witnessed the marriage. He appeared as household head on the census of 1881 at Toronto Gore, Peel Co., Ontario, Canada. He is listed as: Watson, Thomas, male, age 27, born Ontario, Primitive Methodist, of English origin, farm labourer, married. Martha Watson and Ida May Watson also appeared in the household.
     Thomas died on Monday, 25 April 1887 at Etobicoke Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada, at age 33 years due to pneumonia, duration of 12 days. There is no date of death on the registration and no age listed. States he was a farm labourer. Dr. W. K. Ross was the attending physician.

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Martha Mills b. Jan 1857
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