Timothy Watrous is the most distant ancestor in this line.There are many Timothy Watrous' around his time which was about 1785 until his death in Muskingum County, Ohio in 1818.Timothy was from Colchester, Connecticut and migrated in 1817 to Ohio.His wife, Mary Rowley, was the daughter of Colchester residents Jesse Rowley and Bathsheba.
We have put together a research document which is updated, following all of the known descendants of Timothy to the present which includes three sons.We hope that by making this document available, we will come in contact with descendants of sons William and Samuel.
The three lines from Timothy Watrous are:William W. Watrous to Rachel Palmer and then to Harriet Janet Rose.William was born in 1807 in Connecticut.Several generations of his descendants are in our document.Samuel Watrous was born in 1809 in Connecticut.He married Julia Ann Palmer.Several generations of his descendants are in our document.
The third son is our direct line.He is Jerome Timothy Watrous born 1818 in Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio who died in 1904 in Terre Haute, Henderson, Illinois.Still looking for descendants of his daughter Caroline Watrous by his first wife Olvia Burke Muse.Caroline and her husband Martin Schillinger were from Moline, Rock Island, Illinois.The second wife of Jerome Watrous was Mary June Reynolds.This is our line and is complete.
If you are interested in our information, please let me know how you might connect to these lines.