I have a John Watts Jr. Born in 1786. The Son of Robert Watts (1743-1814) and Mary Alexander-Watts (1749-1831)Of The New York Area. Robert Watts is The Son of John Watts Sr. (bef.1705-1775) and Anne DeLancey-Watts (1711-1771).
This or another "John Watts" was an indian trader- merchant, having business ties to "The Cherokee Nation", and was associated with a part Cherokee-Anglo leader named "William Emory or Emery? More on this later.
Mary Alexander-Watts was The Daughter of Maj.Gen.William "Lord Sterling" Alexander (1726-1783) and Sarah "Lady Sterling" Livingston-Alexander of American Revolution Fame. Mary's Sister/Brother-in-Law was Philip Kearney II(1733-1778) and Susana Watts-Kearny (1746-?).
Philip and Susanna Watts-Kearny are the parents of Maj.Gen. Stephan Watts Kearny (1794-1848) and Mary Radford-Kearny (1812-?) of Mexican-American War Fame. They are also the parents of John Watts Kearny (1778-1852) and Anna Watts-Kearny, Daughter of Robert Watts and Mary Alexander-Watts.
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