Clara, My Watson line goes back to 1700's in Virginia. Late 1700's and early 1800 it is in Ky, Indiana. My g,g,g,g,grandmother was Nancy Emily Watson who married John Watson. Other names you might search are Dodge, Pulliam, Look in Posey Co. Indiana, Watson's and Dodge's seemed to move back and forth there. Here is some additional info on the Watson Line.
William Henson Watson b: 8-5-1805 Lexington, Fayette Co. Ky his first wife was Jane Pulliam 2nd wife Matilda Elkins abt 1836. Children of William and Matilda Drury Pulliam Watson Jr., b: 7-30-1842 Edinburg, IN; Matilda "Mattie" Jane Watson 8-18-1847 Linn Co. MO.; Hugh Watson; Nancy Emily Watson; Sarah Watson; Rachel Watson; David Watson.
Additional info: Sarah "Sally" Dodge married Willis Elkins Mar 5, 1822 Posey Co. Indiana.
If you have Family Tree Maker on Line you can get a complete print out on "Descendants of William A. Watson"
Hope this helps. Kirby Dodge Brouillard in Oregon