Born in Newton, Dale CO. AL, USA 15 Sept 1862- died in Paonia Colorado, USA on 23 Sept 1939. WHO WERE HIS MYSTERY PARENTS ? He was orphaned around 1864...lived in AL/FL area with relatives...ran away to TX at age 9...married 24 Sept 1874 in Cuero, Dewitt Co. TX to Sminthie Ellen Matlock. Census records show a William J. Watford & Jane in Newton, Dale Co. AL in 1860. He must have been a son of Ezekial & Gadsey Mixon Watford. ENG>SC>AL-FL may be the family migration route. William J. Watford may have died in Savannah GA in 1864 as a CSA vet. Need proof or a direction to look. THANKS FOR YOUR TIME!