Greene Family

Watson Gardiner Family

John Watson

John Watson was born in England in 1646 and died March 11, 1729 in North Kingstown.   

He married Dorcas Gardiner before November 7, 1673. 

Other Events in the Life of Samuel Watson

Other Spouses: Rebeccas Gardiner (Dorcas' sister), Rebecca Wells

An early settler of Kingstown where his first appeared in records in 1672.  He was active in public life serving as memberof the Town Council, constable, conservator of the peace and a deputy of the General Court.  He acquired 50 acres of land from John Porter, on the Pettaquamscutt Purchasers.

Occupation:  Taylor and farmer.

Dorcas Gardiner

Dorcas Gardiner, daughter of George and Herodias Gardiner, died before November 7, 1673. 

Children of John Watson and Dorcas Gardiner

John Watson, Jr. was born July 22, 1676.  He married Hannah Champlin, Abigail Eldred and Sarah Mowrey.

Samuel Watson was born in 1686 in Kingstown, Rhode Island and died February 25, 1779 in North Kingstown.

WilliamWatson married Mary Slocum.

Frances Watson died about 1728.  She married Daniel Brown, son of Reverand Chad Brown, the first settled minister of the First Baptist Church of Providence. 

Ann Watson married Peter Wells.

Herodias Watson was born in 1688.   She married John Sheldon in 1706.

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