//Descendants of John W Watwood. // George Watwood Born about 1760 to 1765 in Botetourt County Va. George was in Chesterfield Co. Va.on 1800 1810 Federal Census. His son was James Wesley Watwood Married Lydia ?.
 James Wesley Watwood Born 1790 in Botetourt County Va. James Wesley Watwood was in Dekalb County Ga. 1830 Census. James Wesley and Lydia were on 1840 Census Randolph Co. Al. James Died 1845 Lydia Died about 1855 in Randolph Co. Al. John W Watwood Sr Born about 1829 was Son of James Wesley and Lydia Watwood.
James Wesley had 4 sons and 2 Daughters that came to Al. he may have had some that remained in Ga. The Records are as follow on John W Watwood Sr. John Came to New Market Madison County Al.in 1860s.
John W Watwood was Married 3 times. 1st Carilyn Poore Married 1855 in Talladega Co Al. They Had 4 Children 1- John W Watwood Jr. born 1858. Al. went to Mars Hill Lafayette Co Ar. died there 1915. 2- Melissia Arcane Watwood born 1860 Al. Married John Moore in Lincoln Co. Tn 1881. 3- George Washington Watwood Born 1863 Madison Co. Al. Married Mary Emma Gray 1899 In Huntaville Al Madison Co. He remained in Madison County Al. 4- James W Watwood born Maysville or New market Al. 1868 James went to White Co. Ar. He Married Rosalee Maiden Name Unknown. James Died about 1906. Records indicate Rosa Married Sidney Lawton after James Watwoods death . John Watwood Sr.s 2nd Marriage was to Martha E Andrews in 1868 in Madison Co Al. John W Watwood and Martha E Andrews Children were. 1- Alford Watwood born 1871 Maysville Madison Co. Al. he went to Marshall Co Ms. Married Lizzie Unknown Alford and Lizzie later moved to Shilby Co. Tn. Alford died in Shelby Co Tn. 1917. Him and Lizziehad no Children that is recorded . They raised part of James W Watwoods Family per Census Records that I can find. Lizzie Watwood appeared on 1920 1930 Federal Census in Shelby Co. Tn. with James W Watwoods Children in the Household. 2- Felix M Watwood born Maysville Madison Co Al. 1873 He went to Marshall Co Ms. then to Woodruff Co. Ar.
Martha E Andrews Watwood must have died before 1880 records on 1880 Census were as follows Name was mis spelled. But I researched the Census and Found spelling Watworth. as you will note in a lot of records Watwood was spelled many different ways. he was also listed on 1870 Madison Co. Census as John Wattwood. 1880 Federal Census Maysville Al Madison County.
John Watworth age 50 born Sc. or Ga. James son age 12 born Al. Alford son age 9 born Al. Felix son age 7 born Al. John W Watwood Sr Married 3rd time Wifes Name unknown it is not clear as to where he was Married the 3rd time Shelby Co. Tn. or Marshall Ms. He then went to Woodruff or White Co. Ar. It is not clear if John died in Ar. or if he returned to Al. there are no records of his death here in Al. Him and 3rd Wife had 1 son that I have records on he was Walter Newman Watwood born June 16 1882 in Ms. or Ar. He went to Benton Franklin Co. iL. John W Watwood Sr. was my Great Grandfather. George Washington Watwood was my Grandfather. George L Watwood born 1902 was my Father.
John W Watwood Sr.b . 1829 1 - John W Watwood Jr. son b 1858 2- Melissia Arcane Watwood Daughter b 1860 3- George Washington Watwood son b 1863 4- James W Watwood son b 1868 5- Alford Watwood son b 1871 6- Felix Montgomery Watwood son b 1873 7- Walter Newman Watwood son b 1882.
John W Watwood Sr and his Brothers and Sisters that I have Records on are as follow. 1-Mary Jane Watwood born 1814 Ga. or Sc. Married M Daniel Spears 1835 Died in Dutton Al, 1890. 2- James Wesley Watwood Sr or 2Nd born 1826 Sc. or Ga. Married Susan J Davis 1845 -1846 Randolph Co Al.Died aug 1920. 3- John W Watwood Sr. barn 1829 Married Carolyn Poore 1855. 4- PLeasant Watwood born 1830 Married Prudence Story 1850 in Randolph Co. Al. Died 1863 in Mobile Al. in Civil War. 5-Sarah Ann Watwood born 1831 Sc. or Ga.Married Robert Parker about 1845 in Randolph Co. Al. 5- Hugh Watwood born 1838 in Ga. Married Mary Todd in 1858 Randolph Co. Al. died in 1863 in Murphysboro Tn. in Civil War. I have Records on Most of John and his Brothers and Sisters. contact me by email that is on this site I will share Information and Records. Hershel W Watwood