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* The Thomas Clayton Watson Home Page*

Updated February 20, 2002


My name is Thomas Clayton Watson, son of Charlie Watson and Maudie "Cook" Watson. My Grandmother on my mothers side of the family was Catherine Sparks.

If your Name is Watson, Brown, Sparks, Cook, Greathouse, Grubb, Taylor, Williams, Larabee,, Hager, Wilcox, Jayne, Pridamore, McKenzie, Morris, Evans, Ross, or you find yourself linked to these lines you are welcome to search through my FTM data base for free. If you find any mistakes or have additional information please let me know via my
e-mail address,

Many people today are searching for their roots. For what ever reason you are searching yours we have put together this little biographic sketch on my family.

James Harvey COOK found his way into Eastern Kentucky Region, from where I do not know. He was married twice, had 7 children by each wife, 2 girls and 4 boys by each. They first started out as farmers as most did in that region at that time, but later on all his boys and the husbands of the 4 girls became
*Coal Miners*. They later moved to West Virginia in and around Wayne, Logan and Mingo Counties. Some moved back to Pike County Kentucky in the early 1900's because I was born there in 1929.

My Grandfather on the Watson side was Allen Alvie Watson m. Rhoda Viola Brown of Butler Co. PA He was killed by a passenger train in Hunington,WV sept 23, 1897 marriage certificate stated he was born in Greenbrier, Co. VA that is about all I know on this family.

If you have any information on any of these Families please let me know. I'm still searching .

Thomas Clayton Watson
Rt 1 Box 341
Lake City, Florida 32055-9740
A-United States

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  • James COOK, 1st wife "Millie" (21 KB)
    1st wife Emily Permelia "Millie" Burton, Jim & Millie had 7 children Rebecca E. "Becky", Mahala Jane "Hallie", William P. "Bill", James Samuel "Sam", Elijah F. "Frank", Calvin "Cal", Andrew "Andy".
  • James COOK & 2nd wife "Kate" (32 KB)
    2nd wife Catherine "Kate" Sparks, Jim & Kate had 7 children, 4 boys & 2 girls same as he had with 1st wife. Daniel "DAN", Richard "Dick", Mandy Melvina "Vinnie", Maudie Alice "Maudie", Thomas J."Tom", Henry Cyrus "Henpeck", Greenville "Green".
  • Maudie & Charlie WATSON (33 KB)
    To this union was born 6 children 3 boys & 3 girls, two girls died at birth and one at 16 years. Allen Alvie, Malvie, Catherine, Paul Clarence, Thomas Clayton, Phylis Gean. All 3 boys served in WWII,1 in the Marine Corps, 2 in The Navy.
  • Watson family (36 KB)
    abt. 1952
  • Thomas Clayton Watson & wife Adele (13 KB)
    Son Of Charlie & Maudie Watson

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