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DAVIS-WATSON marriage 1807

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DAVIS & WATSON, Pr. Geo. Co., MD

Posted: 17 Mar 2005 3:47PM GMT
Classification: Query
Your Cornelius obviously fits into the extended WATSON family of Prince George's County because there was an earlier Cornelius, not a common name. See below.

Index to Probate Records of Pr. Geo. Co., MD, WATSON:

James, 17 Mar. 1777; 17 Sept. & 12 Nov. 1793; 8 Dec. 1789; accounts, 28 Apr. 1795 by Henry T. COMPTON.
Lucy, 14 July 1808.
Robert, 27 May & 4 Aug. 1830
Walter, 21 & 25 Apr. 1810, inventory 21 July 1810 by Geo. WATSON.
William, 30 Nov. 1726; 20 July 1743; (Jr.) 1 May 1802; (Sr.) 21 Jan. & 21 July 1802; accts by Jas. WATSON, 14 Je. 1803; accts. 11 Je. 1805 by Leonard WATSON.
WATTSON, Wm. inventory 22 Nov. 1743 by Eliza. WATTSON.
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MD Calendar of Wills (only goes to 1777):

William WATSON, Pr. Geo., 22 Jan. 1722, 30 N 1726. To wf. Jane & sons William & James. Overseers son-in-law John THOMAS & John GEORGE. Wit. John SPENCER, Eliz. [SHEARNEAD] SPENCER, & Peter BRIGHTWELL.

William WATSON, Pr. Geo., 20 Jan. 1743, 20 July 1743. To son Wm., land belonging to testator by bond given him by his bro. James. To wf. Eliz., exx., dw. pl. for life, then to son Benj. Wit. Geo. GIBBONS, Henry LEE, John DAVIS. {Note the DAVIS connection already. See below for WATSON - DAVIS marriage, preceding your Cornelius & Eliz.}

James WATSON, Pr. Geo., 15 July 1769, 17 Mar. 1777. To son Wm., pt/o "Wood Come." To son James, remainder of "Watson's Forest." To sons John & Isack, exs., pt/o "Colebrook{?}" & lands in the neck "Bood Come by Chance" & "Standles Chance." To daus. Eliz., Jane, & Sarah, parts of "Trenant," "Woodburn," & "Colebrook." To grandson Alexander OLIVER, land at the Horse Head. To dau. Jine (Jane), 30 a. where she now lives during widowhood. Wit. Benj. WAILS, Timothy MAHEW, Wm. WATSON, Jr.
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Pr. Geo. Co., MD, Indexes of Church Registers, Queen Anne Parish, WATSON, David & Sarah, had Mary, b. 24 F 1730, & George, b. 27 July 1739.

Pr. Geo. Parish: WATSON, Henry & Lucy, had Nancy, b. 8 Oct. 1732; John, b. 22 Mar. 1734; Henry, b. 24 Feb. 1735/6; & Mary, b. 28 Je. 1742[?]
Samuel & Sarah, had Sarah, b. 28 Je. 1763, & Peregreen, b. 16 S 1765.
King Geo. Parish, WATSON, Francis & Osley, had Robert, bpt. 31 July 1763.
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BRUMBAUGH's MD Records, Pr. Geo. Co. Marriage Licenses, 1777 - 1801:

WATSON: Ann, 6 N 1794, Thos. VAUGHAN
Ann, 20 Je. 1795, Samuel Taylor WILSON
Catherine, 29 Aug. 1781, Thos. FORSTER
Cornelius, 28 Dec. 1791, Susannah LAMAR
Eliza, 24 Oct. 1777, Josephus ADAMS
Elizabeth, 1 July 1795, Thos. POWER
Isaac, 21 Mar. 1786, Mary MAYHEW
James, 17 Jan. 1781, Sarah WATSON
James, 25 D 1799, Mary BEAVIN
Jane, 13 Jan. 1790, James LEACH
John, 28 F 1789, Susannah KING
Leonard, 7 Jan. 1792, Sarah COOKSEY
Levin, 11 Oct. 1785, Jane RALLINGS
Rebecca, 5 Jan. 1782, John S. LINCH
Richard, 19 F 1781, Ann Eustatia STEWART
Susanna, 27 D 1779, Elijah ELLIS
Susanna, 15 N 1780, Leonard KING
Thomas, 11 F 1784, Catherine NUTWELL
Verlinda, 12 Apr. 1792, John RAWLINGS
Walter, 8 Oct. 1779, Rachel STONE
Walter, 23 D 1783, Ann NAYLOR
Wm., 18 Oct. 1781, Eliza WELLS
Wm., 20 July 1784, Elizabeth RIGHT
Wm., 19 D 1793, Rebecca CHENEY.

DAVIS: Ann, 1 Oct. 1777, John TALBOTT
Ann, 18 Jan. 1793, Samuel AUSTIN
Beno, 12 F 1800, Benj. ANDERSON
Eleanor, 9 D 1783, Zacha THOMPSON
Eleanor, 28 Oct. 1796, Levin WAILES
Elizabeth, 22 Oct. 1781, Moses ORME
Henry, 23 Oct. 1790, Mary Norman MORRIS
Jemima, 15 D 1785, Walter BUTTELOR
John, 20 Oct. 1779, Mary BRYANT
Jonathan, 26 D 1787, Sarah WATSON
Joshua, 24 D 1793, Elizabeth BONIFANT
Minty, 8 Jan. 1789, Henery SWANN
Sarah, 14 Jan. 1789, Walter WHITE
Sophia, 26 F 1778, Wm. GREEN
Thomas, 8 Mar. 1791,Sarah COLLINS.

Do you have the names of the children of your Cornelius WATSON to see whether they might have been named for any of the above? Good Luck!
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jblair127 25 Feb 2005 6:45AM GMT 
MarilynRoth58 17 Mar 2005 10:47PM GMT 
Mary Watson 18 Mar 2005 12:31AM GMT 
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Mary Watson 19 Mar 2005 2:03AM GMT 
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