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Re: John S. Watts, Jackson Co., MO Volunteer
Posted by: Alfred Moch (ID *****1225) Date: December 12, 2006 at 15:04:26
In Reply to: Re: John S. Watts, Jackson Co., MO Volunteer by Marian Franklin of 553

Hello Marian;

I have a John Watts Jr. Born in 1786. The Son of Robert Watts (1743-1814) and Mary Alexander-Watts (1749-1831)Of The New York Area.
Robert Watts is The Son of John Watts Sr. (bef.1705-1775) and Anne DeLancey-Watts (1711-1771).

This or another "John Watts" was an indian trader- merchant, having business ties to "The Cherokee Nation", and was associated with a part Cherokee-Anglo leader named "William Emory or Emery? More on this later.

Mary Alexander-Watts was The Daughter of Maj.Gen.William "Lord Sterling" Alexander (1726-1783) and Sarah "Lady Sterling" Livingston-Alexander of American Revolution Fame. Mary's Sister/Brother-in-Law was Philip Kearney II(1733-1778) and Susana Watts-Kearny (1746-?).

Philip and Susanna Watts-Kearny are the parents of Maj.Gen. Stephan Watts Kearny (1794-1848) and Mary Radford-Kearny (1812-?) of Mexican-American War Fame.
They are also the parents of John Watts Kearny (1778-1852) and Anna Watts-Kearny, Daughter of Robert Watts and Mary Alexander-Watts.

If this information is correct, please contact me for additional family history information.


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