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Benjamin Watrous
Birth: Jun. 11, 1831
Springfield
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Feb. 10, 1914
Stockton
San Joaquin County
California, USA

Benjamin Watrous arrived in California on 6 August 1850 and mined for gold in the Mother Lode, first residing in Chinese Camp. In 1863 he returned to Massachusetts to marry Ellen Maria Goff. In 1870 they moved to Stockton to a home that Benjamin had built at 432 South Union Street & lived there the balance of his life. He was a livestock broker and owned land throughout the Central Valley, including in the Rosedale Colony area in the south Central Valley. 
 
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 Parents:
  Jeremiah Waterhouse (1798 - 1855)
  Sarah Lanphear Waterhouse (1799 - 1833)
 
 Spouse:
  Ellen Maria Goff Watrous (1846 - 1893)*
 
 Children:
  Willie Watrous (1865 - 1866)*
  Frederick Watrous (1867 - 1938)*
  Emma Jane Watrous Woodhull (1869 - 1954)*
  Alice Maria Watrous Borden (1872 - 1950)*
  Benjamin Franklin Watrous (1875 - 1950)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah Maria Watrous Calkins (1823 - 1894)*
  Leonard J Waters (1828 - 1901)*
  Benjamin Watrous (1831 - 1914)
  Minerva A Watrous Smith (1835 - 1859)**
  Truman Watrous (1838 - 1910)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Stockton Rural Cemetery
Stockton
San Joaquin County
California, USA
 
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Record added: Dec 24, 2008
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Numbers 6:24-26King James Version (KJV)24 The Lord bless thee, and keep thee:25 The Lord make his face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee:26 The Lord lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace.
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