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John Champness Watson
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Birth: unknown
Virginia, USA
Death: Apr., 1864
De Soto Parish
Louisiana, USA

John Champness Watson was born about 1836 in Virginia. His family migrated to Tennessee and then to Freestone Co., TX arriving there in 1850. John graduated from Baylor University at Independence, TX in 1861. John C. Watson never married. He served as a Lieutenant in Co. D, 10 Texas Infantry CSA. He died in the Battle of Pleasant Hill. According to his brother, Charles Louis Watson, he was "buried near Mr. Lanier's gate." His sword, which his brother brought home belongs to descendants of his brother Alexander Tazewell Watson. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Watson (____ - 1859)
  Martha D Echols Watson (____ - 1876)
 
 Siblings:
  John Champness Watson (____ - 1864)
  William Terry Watson (1824 - 1919)*
  Elizabeth Jane Susan Watson Ward (1826 - ____)*
  Wilmoth Watson (1835 - 1919)*
  Charles Lewis Watson (1841 - 1926)*
  Alexander (Taz) Tazwell Watson (1845 - 1918)*
  Henry Clay Watson (1848 - 1885)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Unmarked Grave - This memorial is created in his memory although it is unknown if he is buried in this cemetery or just in an unknown location in DeSoto Parish.
 
Burial:
Keatchie Confederate Cemetery
Keatchie
De Soto Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Eric Wood
Originally Created by: Michael Edd Bonner
Record added: May 15, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90170368
John Champness Watson
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- Veteran's family
 Added: Aug. 8, 2013

- sniksnak
 Added: Jul. 10, 2012
 
 
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