Watson of Columbiana County, Ohio Updated April 14, 2002
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I am looking for information on Matthew and Isabella Watson, who came to America in 1812 on the Brig Rising States. The departed from Ireland and landed in Philadelphia. Their children are as follows: Andrew (1792) James (1793) John (1796) Mary (1800)Matthew Jr. (1804) and Sarah (1809). I am trying to locate anyone who may decend from any of Matthew's children or information on relative in Ireland. I descend from James (1793)who married Mary Potter. James had the following children:William, James, Andrew, Nancy, Sarah and Elizabeth. William is my 3 great grandfather. He had three children James Matthew, Malinda and Revilio. Revilio is my 2 great grandfather. He married Mattie Mountz. They had one son Lester Henry. Lester married Lena Knecht. They had one son Wesley Omar. My Watson's were mostly from Augusta Twp., Carroll Co. and East and West Twps., Columbiana Co., OH. Please email me with any information you may have.