Watson Kirkham, b 1802/1805 Scotland, Im -USn 1833/1841
I am searching or any information on Watson Kirkham. Listed below is all that I have found for the name: Watson Kirkham
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12 Sept 1827: a Warson Kirkham leaves the Cremocks for New York This man was a stone Cutter The ship was the Camellias. In the original, it looks like the name coould have been Watson or Warson.)
1833: Listed as arriving in Philadelphia Pennsylvania
12 March 1841: applied for a US Passport and it was granted
26 August 1841: Arrived in Philadelphia, PA from Liverpool, England on the ship Monongahela, 36 years old this would make his birth year1805
1846 – 1848 Mexican War Watson Kirkham served in a volunteer in the Indiana Mounted Rifles
1850 Census: Watson Kirkum lists his birthplace as Scotland
1850 Census: lists his occupation as butcher
10 October 1850 - He married Sarah Watkins in Cass, County, Indiana
1850: Daughter Ellen G “Ellie” was born
1856: Daughter Mary was born
1857: Died, year is on his grave marker, but no month or day.
I would appreciate any information anyone might have on Watson, or how to go about looking for more than I have
Paula, his great-great grand daughter through his daughter Ellie.