Watts, Jacob 1 2 3

Birth Name Watts, Jacob
Gender male
Age at Death 90 years, 9 months, 12 days


The Shelton Letter has his birthplace as Scotland.


Son of Thomas and Esther Watts

Will probated in Orange Co. VA 27 Aug 1821, Will Book #5 p. 394

Jacob and Elizabeth had 10 known children

1. Mildred Watts Bruce
2. William Fleming Watts
3. John Watts
4. David Watts
5. Fielding Watts
6. Frances Watts Edmondson, Smith
7. Mary Watts Rhodes
8. Agnes Watts Huckstep
9. Nancy Watts Austin
10. Elijah Durrett Watts

Gravesite Details It is most likely he is buried with his wife in the Wakefield Cemetery in Earlysville, VA. There is a row of stones behind that of his wife that are unreadable


From https://www.werelate.org/wiki/Person:Jacob_Watts_(1):

Name Rev. Jacob Watts
Gender Male
Birth? 9 Jul 1730 Virginia
Marriage Bef 1753 to Elizabeth Durrett
Death? 14 Apr 1821

1. Ancestry.com. Public Member Trees.

Chidren of the Rev. Jacob Watts and Elizabeth Durrett were
Mildred "Millie" Watts born 26 Mar 1753 Albemarle County, VA married Benjamin Bruce moved to Clark County, KY
William Watts born married Elizabeth Beasley father James
John Watts born 24 Jan 1756 married Lucy Dalton
Elijah Durrett Watts born abt 1765 in VA married Catherine Long
Fielding Watts born 11 Mar 1766 in Albemarle County, VA moved to Clark County, KY married Elizabeth (Betty) Wills
Frances "Franky" Watts born abt 1767 Albemarle County, VA married Joseph Edmonson 2. Mr. Smith
Nancy Ann Watts born abt 1769 in VA married Henry Austin Jr
Agnes "Aggie" Watts born abt 1772 in VA married John Huckstep
David Winston Watts born 20 Apr 1761 in VA married Ruth Twyman
Mary "Polly Watts born abt 1772 in VA married Hezekiah Rhodes




Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 9 July 1730 Spotsylvania Co., Virginia, United States of America    
Death 21 April 1821 Albemarle Co., Virginia, United States of America    


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Watts, Edward Thomas3 July 169010 March 1749
Mother Wilkins, Esther16901772
         Watts, Jacob 9 July 1730 21 April 1821


Family of Watts, Jacob and Durrett, Elizabeth

Married Wife Durrett, Elizabeth ( * 1740 + before 1795 )
Name Birth Date Death Date
Watts, John1759October 1828