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Rev. John Henry WATTS

Male 1828 - 1910  (82 years)


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  • Name John Henry WATTS  [1
    Prefix Rev. 
    Born 24 Sep 1828  Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 4 Nov 1828  Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Nov 1910  Walkerton, Bruce, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • John Henry WATTS, male, Canadian, died 12 November 1910; born 26 September 1828, 82 years and 18 days; born Halifax, Nova Scotia; died at Walkerton, Ontario. Methodist minister. Father - Theophilus WATTS, born Devonshire, England; mother - Ann Dorothy CROSBY, born Nova Scotia. Informant - Elizabeth WATTS, Walkerton. Registered 16 November 1910. Medical certificate states he died of arteriosclerosis and apoplexy (2 days).

      His death (Rev. J. H. WATTS) was announced in the Acton Free Press, (Acton, Ontario) on 17 November 1910.
    Buried Walkerton Protestant Cemetery, Walkerton, Bruce, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • He was buried at the Protestant Cemetery, Walkerton.
    Person ID I4233  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 16 May 2020 

    Father Theophilus WATTS,   b. Abt 1799, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1832, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years) 
    Mother Ann Dorothy CROSSKILL,   b. Abt 1800, Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 16 Jul 1823  St. Paul's Anglican Church, Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Theophilus WATTS signed a marriage bond on 14 July 1823 between himself, a Bachelor, and Ann Dorothy CROSSKILL, Spinster, stating their intention to marry. (Bond) They married two days later on 16 July 1823 at St. Paul's Anglican Church in Halifax, Nova Scotia. (Index) [1, 5, 6]
    Documents
    Marriage bond: Watts & Crosskill
    Marriage bond: Watts & Crosskill
    The marriage bond was taken out on 14 July 1823; they married 16 July 1823 at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
    Histories
    THEOPHILUS WATTS: WHO DID HE MARRY? SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT
    THEOPHILUS WATTS: WHO DID HE MARRY? SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT
    Family ID F1430  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth NOSWORTHY,   b. 25 Jan 1837, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1932, Walkerton, Bruce, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Married 27 Jun 1853  Dorchester Twp., Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • John H. WATTS, Dorchester, to Elizabeth NORSWORTHY, Dorchester. Witnesses: Charles COUNTER and Charles NORSWORTHY. Rev. George Turner, Methodist Church. [7]
    Address 1871  St. Vincent Twp., Grey, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Address 1881  West Garafraxa, Wellington, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Address 1891  Artemesia Twp., Grey, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Address 1901  Walkerton, Bruce, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Address 1909  Walkerton, Bruce, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Children 
     1. Rev. Frederick Walton WATTS,   b. 28 Mar 1854, London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1883, Oshawa, Durham, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
     2. Henrietta Eliza WATTS,   b. 15 Jan 1856, Ingersoll, Oxford, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1938  (Age 82 years)
     3. Mary Evangeline WATTS,   b. 18 Mar 1858, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1944, Stirling, Hastings, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     4. Symantha Elizabeth WATTS,   b. 5 Apr 1860, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1942  (Age 82 years)
     5. Dorotha Ann WATTS,   b. Abt 1862, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 13 Oct 1922  (Age ~ 60 years)
     6. Rev. Theophilus John WATTS,   b. 10 Jul 1864, Listowell, Perth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1939, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     7. Frances Jane Adelaide Alberta Beatrice WATTS,   b. 12 Jul 1869, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1944, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     8. Avis Wilhelmina WATTS,   b. 19 Mar 1871, Meaford, Grey, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1932, Brussels, Huron, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     9. William Henry WATTS,   b. 1 Jun 1873, Markham, York, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1950, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     10. Gertrude Estella WATTS,   b. 12 Feb 1874, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1967, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     11. Charles Albert Carmen WATTS,   b. 2 Sep 1878, Haldimand Twp., Northumberland, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Ida May WATTS,   b. 13 Sep 1880, West Garafraxa, Wellington, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1958  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 21 Nov 2013 
    Family ID F1195  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Death record: Rev. John Henry Watts
    Death record: Rev. John Henry Watts
    Rev. John Henry Watts died 12 November 1910.

  • Sources 
    1. [S676] Personal communication.

    2. [S77] Civil Death Registration.

    3. [S217] Newspaper.

    4. [S216] Cemetery Transcripts.

    5. [S767] Marriage Bond.

    6. [S772] Index: Religious Marriages in Halifax, 1768-1841, from Primary Sources, Terrence M. Punch, (Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1991; publication # 16).

    7. [S317] Ontario Archives.

    8. [S154] Census of Canada, 1871, (2 April 1871).

    9. [S135] Census of Canada, 1881, (4 April 1881).

    10. [S1079] Census of Canada, 1891.

    11. [S53] Census of Canada, 1901, (31 March 1901).

    12. [S305] Biography: NORSWORTHY, James C. Norsworthy, (15 March 1909, McIntosh, Florida; rec'd from Mike NORSWORTHY, direct descendant of William George NORSWORTHY, July 2005.).