Martha <I>Sanders</I> Watson

Martha Sanders Watson

Death Feb 1830 (aged 18)
Burial Hendersonville, Sumner County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 6757609 · View Source
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Martha was the wife Thomas Ten. Watson and the daughter of James Sanders & Mary Ann Mitchie Smith. Martha died 1 week after childbirth, which was probably the birth of her daughter, Martha, who was named after her mother.

The following petition was shared with the manager of this memorial; this petition confirms that Martha Watson, the wife of Thomas Watson, died before 1837.

Minute Books, Wilson Co., TN. Petition made Nov. 11, 1836, Rob. L. Caruthers, atty heard in Wilson Co., TN court in the March term 1837.
James Sanders heirs petition for sale of land.
To the honorable Samuel Anderson, one of the judges of the circuit court of the state of Tennessee.
Your petitioners [:] Joseph Wyns and his wife Polly, Nathaniel Sanders and his wife Harriet, Charles G. Sanders, Eliza Houston, George W. Allen, James A. Blackamond and his wife Martha, Rob L. Caruthers and his wife Sally, Martha Watson, James Hoggatt and his wife Mary Ann, Ann Sanders, Emily Sanders, Aleatha Sanders, Margaret Sanders.
would state to your honor that they are the legal heirs of James Sanders who has recently departed this life intestate [.] The said Polly, Harriett, Chas G., Sally, Mary Ann, Ann, Emily, Aletha, Margaret are the only living children of the said James Sanders. The said Eliza Houston, Geo W. Allen, Martha Blackamone [Blackmore] are the children of John Alen [sic] and Leitha Allen now dead the later a daughter of the said James. The said James A. Blackamone [Blackmore] is guardian for Margaret and Letitia Allen and
the said George W. Allen is guardian for James [Campbell-a possible middle name?] and Franklin Allen all minor heirs of John Allen.
The said Martha Watson [,] a minor who petitions by her [father?] and next friend Thomas Watson, is the only child of Martha Watson now decd [,] also a daughter of the said James Sanders.
The said Ann, Emily, Aletha and Margaret are also minors and petition by their friend Robt. L. Caruthers.

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"To the Memory
Martha Watson
consort of
Dr. Thom. Ten.[?] Watson
was born on the 15th of March 1811
and departed this life on the
5th of February 1830
Her life is her best eulogy it being a
practical illustration of ___ amiable
domestic qualities that dignify the
woman adorn the wife and endear the
daughter. This last sad tribute is
paid by one who tho lonely and dis-
consolate for the loss of his affectionate
wife is cheered by the reflection that
so much worth in heaven must
find a place."

Photographed Oct 2009




  • Maintained by: Diane Gravlee
  • Originally Created by: grave hunter
  • Added: 6 Sep 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6757609
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Martha Sanders Watson (15 Mar 1811–Feb 1830), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6757609, citing Sanders Cemetery, Hendersonville, Sumner County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Diane Gravlee (contributor 47083760) .