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Frances "Fannie" Gribble Watson
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Birth: 1805
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Aug. 13, 1876
Murray County
Georgia, USA

Why Fannie died and was buried near Cisco (in Murray County), Georgia is unknown. It is theorized that she may have gone to live with her eldest daughter, Catherine, after her husband died. Catherine and her husband, John Moore, lived in Murray County.

One family story was that George Watson (Fannie's husband) was supposed to be buried at Doogan Mountain next to his wife, but that weather and road conditions made travel to Murray County from Fannin County impossible at the time of his death. Therefore, he was buried at the Hipps Chapel Cemetery near Blue Ridge (Fannin County), instead. This story does not make much sense, given Fannie's date of death, since George died in 1872 and Fannie was alive until 1876 (according to family Bible records held by descendants of John Moore and Catherine (Watson) Moore). Perhaps the story got mixed up a bit and it was Fannie who was supposed to be buried at Hipps Chapel Cemetery next to her husband, but road conditions prevented the trip, though weather does not seem a logical factor, since Fannie died in August.

Family links: 
  John Gribble (1770 - 1808)
  Margaret Black Gribble Monteith (1767 - 1854)
  George William Watson (1800 - 1872)*
  Catherine Watson Moore (1826 - 1899)*
  Thomas Ausburn Watson (1832 - 1906)*
  Coleman Watson (1839 - 1924)*
  Tynie Ann Watson Beavers (1843 - 1881)*
  Lucius Hailon Watson (1844 - 1924)*
  Rufus Marion Watson (1844 - 1919)*
  Piety J. Watson Davenport (1850 - 1905)*
  James Gribble (1786 - 1875)*
  Sarah Gribble Monteith (1793 - 1870)*
  John G Gribble (1799 - 1869)*
  Jane Gribble Buchanan (1799 - 1889)*
  Ezekiel Gribble (1803 - 1889)*
  Frances "Fannie" Gribble Watson (1805 - 1876)
  Margaret Gribble Frizzell (1807 - ____)*
*Calculated relationship
Hopewell Baptist Church Cemetery
Murray County
Georgia, USA
Created by: Eliza
Record added: Apr 20, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26166155
Frances Fannie <i>Gribble</i> Watson
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