Settlers of Highlands East

John Wesley Watson

John Wesley Watson[1]

Male 1872 - 1942  (70 years)

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  • Name John Wesley Watson 
    Born 27 Jun 1872  Reach, Ontario, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Oct 1942  Tory Hill, Monmouth, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Buried 21 Oct 1942  South Wilberforce Cemetery, Monmouth, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Person ID I3488  Settlers of Highlands East
    Last Modified 17 Mar 2019 

    Father Peter Watson 
    Mother Martha Smart 
    Married 9 Mar 1864  Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1511  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Louisa Dorthy Scheffenburgh,   b. 24 Aug 1874,   d. 10 May 1956, Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Children 
     1. Leta May Watson,   b. 25 Sep 1899, Snowdon, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1995  (Age 95 years)
    +2. Wesley Loyd Watson,   b. 18 Sep 1903, Snowdon, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1968  (Age 65 years)
     3. Gordon Clifford Watson,   b. 7 May 1906, Snowdon, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Bertha Irene Watson,   b. 20 Jan 1909, Monmouth, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Watson,   b. 8 Sep 1911, Monmouth, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Dorthy Alma Watson,   b. 25 Jul 1912, Tory Hill, Monmouth, Haliburton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 2 Jul 2016 
    Family ID F865  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    John & Louisa (Sharpenburg) Watson settled in Tory Hill in 1909.
    John & Louisa (Sharpenburg) Watson settled in Tory Hill in 1909.
    John served as section foreman at Howland Junction, Irondale and Gooderham

    Headstones
    John & Louisa Watson tombstone
    John & Louisa Watson tombstone

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] Census of Canada, 1911, 1911, Ontario/Victoria-Haliburton/38 Monmouth Township.page 14, family 155.

    2. [S7] Haliburton Highlands Genealogy Group cemetery database.

    3. [S18] Ontario Canada Births, MS 929., certificate #901796 GS film number 1871358-72.

    4. [S21] Ontario Canada Deaths, MS 935., Reg# 18847-42.