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About Hugh Watson

Hugh Watson, son of Robert Watson and Mary Cowan, was born 20 July 1854 at Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States. He had four plural wives and 22 children. Member 7th quorum seventies; missionary to Scotland two years; elder; high priest; counselor to President McKenzie. Member state legislature; city councilman. Transfer man. Died April 10, 1910.

Marriages and Children

  1. Sarah J. Williams (daughter of Evan V. Williams and Sarah Jane Jeremy of Wales), who was born 1852, married in Salt Lake City:
    1. Hettie Ann, married George Bowers
    2. Hugh Cowan
    3. Robert, died aged 10
    4. Sarah, died aged 4
    5. Mary, married Christopher Covitt
    6. Evan born
    7. Nugent W
  2. Mary H. Chapuis, daughter of Louis Chapuis and Johanna A. Bertoch born 11 December 1826 Piedmont, Italy, and came to Utah 24 October 1854, William A. Empey company), was born 2 January 1862:
    1. Sarah J. born September 3, 1887, married Gustave E. Johnson
    2. Louis R. born February 5, 1890
    3. Hugh W. born February 22, 1894
    4. Alma C. born June 14, 1896
    5. Helene born September 2, 1899
    6. John W. born April 27, 1901, died infant
    7. Daniel B. born October 10, 1902
    8. Elizabeth A. born May 16, 1908
  3. Esther H. Davey (daughter of Charles Davey and Louisa Maddox, of England, pioneers 16 September 1859, Edward Stevenson company), was born August 1, 1864:
    1. Louisa M. born June 17, 1889, married George Kendall
    2. Jessie T. born February 18, 1892
    3. Robert H. born January 2, 1895
    4. Katherine born April 17, 1897
    5. Norma born January 13, 1900
    6. Elva H. born June 8, 1903
    7. Isabel F. born November 15, 1905
  4. Elizabeth A. Chapuis, daughter of Louis Chapuis and Johanna A. Bertoch, who was born 12 December 1864, married in Salt Lake City - no children.
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Hugh Watson's Timeline

1854
July 20, 1854
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Territory, United States
1887
September 3, 1887
Age 33
1889
June 17, 1889
Age 34
1890
February 5, 1890
Age 35
1892
February 18, 1892
Age 37
1894
February 22, 1894
Age 39