George Menown Watt is not related to James Watt, who perfected the steam engine.However, his ancestor, also named James Watt, received 2 medals.Does anyone know who has either of them now?
R.S. Dill in the History of Geene Co., OH, 1881, says:Hugh Watt, (son of Hugh Watt), was the youngest brother of the famous Scotch chemist, James Watt, of Glasgow, Scotland, and who was the discoverer of the composition of water, for which the Univ. of Glasgow awarded him a medal, which his nephew George Watt now has."George Watt lived in Cedarville, Greene Co., OH, near Xenia.