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Dr William Willard Wilson Watters
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Birth: Mar. 17, 1809
Harford County
Maryland, USA
Death: Mar. 20, 1883

Source: History of Muscatine County IA, Biographical Section, 1879, page 688--
DR. W. W. WATTERS, far., Sec. 1; P. O. Atalissa; owns 200 acres in his home farm and 90 acres in Cedar County, valued at $11,000; born March 17, 1809, in Harford County, MD.; with his father Wm. Watters, moved to Belmont County, OH in the fall of 1822; in the spring of 1834, commenced the study of medicine at Somerton in same county, and graduated at Cincinnati Medical College in 1839. Married Miss Teresa D.Gregg March 15, 1840; she was born January 21, 1821, in Belmont County, OH; followed the practice of his profession till he emigrated to Muscatine County, in the spring of 1851, and entered from Government his home farm, since which time he has devoted his time to farming; his children are---Hanson B., Wm. G., Mary W., Henry Q., Walter P., Emma I., and Sarah W.; all live near him except his son Wm. G., who is in CA, his sons Hanson B. and Wm. G. served their country in the late rebellion. Politics, Republican
-----------------------------------------------------------Dr. William Wilson WATTERS and Teressa D. (Gregg ) Watters were natives of MD and OH. Dr. William W. Watters came with his family to Muscatine county, IA, in April, 1851, and here purchased farm land in what is now known as Goshen township. He was a physician by profession and successfully practiced medicine in OH for a number of years before going to this IA but did not practice there except in a friendly way. He passed away in Muscatine County, IA on the 20th of March, 1884. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Watters (1767 - 1846)
  Sarah Wilson Watters (1776 - 1860)
 
 Spouse:
  Teressa D. Gregg Watters (1821 - 1886)*
 
 Children:
  Hanson Bertram Watters (1840 - 1920)*
  Mary Elizabeth Watters (1842 - 1915)*
  Louisa S. Watters (1846 - 1878)*
  Henry Quincy Watters (1852 - 1930)*
  Walter Pliny Watters (1854 - 1929)*
  Sarah W Watters (1858 - 1915)*
  Emma Iretta Watters Lawrence (1862 - 1904)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Willard Wilson Watters (1809 - 1883)
  Henry Alfred Watters (1818 - 1904)*
  George Godfrey Watters (1820 - 1889)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Timberlake Cemetery
Atalissa
Muscatine County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Michelle
Record added: May 11, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69679846
Dr William Willard Wilson Watters
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Dr William Willard Wilson Watters
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Dr William Willard Wilson Watters
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