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Elizabeth Key Watts

Birthplace: Jackson Co., Georgia, United States
Death: Died in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States
Cause of death: yellow fever
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Benjamin Watts and Elizabeth Tandy Key
Wife of Rev. Orceneth Fisher
Mother of Mary Sophronia Fisher; Electa Chase Fisher; Rev. Orceneth Asbury Fisher; James Armstrong Fisher; Sarah Elizabeth Fisher and 3 others

Managed by: Harrison Victor Baldwin
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About Elizabeth Key Watts

Elizabeth Key Watts, dau. of Rev. Benjamin Watts and Elizabeth Tandy Key (both from Virginia), was b. in Jackson County, Georgia on Jan. 12,1804; she m. on Sept. 23,1825, in St Clair Co., Illinois, with REV. ORCENETH FISHER, son of Dr. David Fisher and Britannia Chase. Orceneth was b. in Chester, Windsor Co.,Vermont on Nov. 5,1803. Before 1821 he moved to Indiana Territory, where he joined the Methodist Church; for which he became a pinoneer minister. He was assigned to various Illinois circuits. For health reasons, he visited Texas in 1839; they moved there in 1841. She d. in Houston, Texas of yellow fever on Nov. 19,1847 (ch. dau. Susan died about same time, son James d. shortly after from same cause.) Burial locations unknown. Children, all but Anna (born in Texas), born in Illinois.

Children were: Mary Sophronia (7/6/1827), Electa Chase (4/9/1829; m. Harvey H. Allen; m. Hancock), Orceneth Asbury (7/4/1831), James Armstrong (4/29/1833), Sarah Elizabeth (2/16/1836), Sterling (4/1/1838), Susan Adeline (7/2/1840), and Anna Augusta/or Elizabeth (3/17/1842).

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Elizabeth Key Watts's Timeline

January 12, 1804
Jackson Co., Georgia, United States
July 6, 1827
Age 23
Franklin Co., Illinois, United States
April 9, 1829
Age 25
Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United States
July 4, 1831
Age 27
Nashville, Washington, Illinois, United States
April 29, 1833
Age 29
Washington Co., Illinois, United States
February 16, 1836
Age 32
Washington Co., Illinois, United States
April 1, 1838
Age 34
Clinton Co., Illinois, United States
July 2, 1840
Age 36
Sangamon Co., Illinois, United States
March 17, 1842
Age 38
Washington Co., Texas, United States