WNC History Timeline

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www.childers-shepherd.org, 17 Jul 2012
William R. Watts + Sarah Ann Hunter    William Henry Guthrie + Rebecca Jane
Revis
         
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Benjamin Richard Watts      +        Sarah Elizabeth Guthrie
     1875    -    1954              1894          1870 - 1951
Madison Co NC     Tulsa OK             Bunc Co NC         NC       Bunc Co NC               

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                      Lester Tilson Watts (Hester Lela Mae Black), 1895 - 1965
                      
Ossie Mae "Mamie" Watts (William Montreville Black), 1897 - 1995
                      Bunyon Clarance Watts, 1900 - 1981
                      Roy Alvia Watts (Bonnie Hyder), 1902 - 1992
                      Merla Watts, 1908 - after 1930

Notes: In 1905, the family lived in Weir, Cherokee Co, Kansas.

  Benjamin Richard Watts           +            Mary E.
     1875    -    1954                after 1929       
Madison Co NC     Tulsa OK                            OK                                        


Sources: US Census, Bunc Co NC, 1910, 1920;
      US Census, Madison Co NC, 1880, 1900;
      Kansas State Census, 1905;
Janice Black re Benjamin Richard Watts' grave, via FindAGrave.com;
Ancestry.com's Bostron family tree; Hunters of Buncombe and Madison NC family tree;
Benjamin Watts, prob 1890's.
L-R: Benjamin, Roy,
Clarance, and Lester.
Roy, Mamie, Lester, Merla, and Clarance.
All photos from Janice Black via
FindAGrave.com