William Watson

M, #261, b. 1822, d. 17 December 1895
Father*James Watson b. 1782, d. 31 Jan 1845
Mother*Elizabeth Donsley b. 1785
     William Watson was born in 1822 at Yorkshire Co., England. He and Margaret (?) Watson were married. He appeared as household head on the census of 1851 at Vaughan Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada. He was recorded as: William Watson, farmer, born England, Church of England, age 30, male. Margaret (?) Watson, John Watson, Mary Ann Watson, Elizabeth Watson, James Watson, Elizer Mitchel, Elizabeth Watson and James Watson also appeared in the household. He appeared as household head on the census of 1861 at Vaughan Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada. He was listed as: William Watson, farmer, born England, Church of England, age 39, male, married, male family member, brick 2 storey house, one family dwelling within. Margaret (?) Watson, John Watson, Mary Ann Watson, Elizabeth Watson, James Watson, Thomas Watson, Sarah Jane Watson and Elizabeth Watson also appeared in the household. He and Isabella Shuttleworth, daughter of James Kerr and Janet Kerr, were married by Reverend Dr. John Jennings on Monday, 1 January 1866 at York Co., Ontario, Canada. Robert Mills and Janet Kerr witnessed the marriage. He appeared as household head on the census of 1871 at Vaughan Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada. He was recorded as: Watson, Wm, male, age 48, born in England, Primitive Methodist, of English origin, farmer, married. Isabella Watson, John Watson, Elizabeth Watson, Thomas Watson, Sarah Jane Watson, Margaret Ellen Watson, Jessie Margaret Shuttleworth, Annie Alice Watson and William Albert Watson also appeared in the household. He appeared as household head on the census of 1881 at Vaughan Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada. He was listed as: Watson, William, male, age 58, born England, Church of England, of English origin, farmer, married. Isabella Watson, Margaret Ellen Watson, Jessie Margaret Shuttleworth, Annie Alice Watson, William Albert Watson and Isabella Victoria Watson also appeared in the household. He was listed as the informant of the death of Mable Watson, Friday, 10 October 1890 Vaughan Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada. He appeared as household head on the census of 8 April 1891 at Vaughan Twp., York Co., Ontario, Canada. He was recorded as: Watson, William, male, age 68, married, head, born England, both parents born England, Church of England, farmer, employer of one, able to read and write. Isabella Watson, Annie Alice Watson, William Albert Watson and Isabella Victoria Watson also appeared in the household.
     William died on Tuesday, 17 December 1895 at Brampton, Peel Co., Ontario, Canada, at age 73 years of appoplexie (sic), sudden. George William Broddy was listed as the informant. Dr. C. Y. Moore was the attending physician.

Family 1

Margaret (?) Watson b. 1822, d. 26 Apr 1863
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Family 2

Isabella Kerr b. 1837, d. 15 Apr 1900
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