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Julia Ellen Watts-Gray Van Hesteren
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Birth: Aug. 11, 1915
Grand Rapids
Kent County
Michigan, USA
Death: Mar. 10, 1976
Grand Rapids
Kent County
Michigan, USA

Julia Ellen Watts dt/o Richard E. Watts and Nellie M. Lynch, Thompson, Griffin, Watts, See.
When her father Richard E. Wattis died 4 Mar. 1921 Kentwood, Kent Co., MI., she was taken in and raised by her uncle by marriage Frederick A. (Van Antwerp) Gray and 1/2 Aunt Hattie (Foster) Gray. Her Aunt Hattie was her father's 1/2 sister.
See Find A Grave.com:
Frederick A (Van Antwerp) Gray #83844118
Hattie (Foster) Gray #83836953

Julia Ellen Watts-Gray married 1/h Frank G. Metz Jr. 28
Dec. 1935 Kent Co., MI.(divorced). No children from this marriage.
Julia Ellen Metz married 2/h John A. Van Hesteren 4 Jun 1947 Kent Co., MI. They had one child: Joyce Van Hesteren
Weinmann. 
 
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 Parents:
  Richard Ernest Watts (1889 - 1921)
  Nellie M Lynch See (1893 - 1958)
 
 Siblings:
  Forrest Dudley Thompson (1911 - 1950)**
  Julia Ellen Watts-Gray Van Hesteren (1915 - 1976)
  Clifford W Watts (1918 - 1926)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Oakhill Cemetery
Grand Rapids
Kent County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Block 10, Lot 12, Space 5
 
Created by: Diane L. Webb
Record added: Feb 19, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 105497080
Julia Ellen <i>Watts-Gray</i> Van Hesteren
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Julia Ellen <i>Watts-Gray</i> Van Hesteren
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