Person:William Watts (16)

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William Watts
b.Est 1618 England
d.Bef 1668 England
m. Bef 1618
  1. William WattsEst 1618 - Bef 1668
  2. Captain Thomas WattsEst 1620 - 1683
  3. Elizabeth WattsEst 1622 - Est 1702
  4. Eleanor WattsEst 1625 - 1703
Facts and Events
Name[1][2][3] William Watts
Gender Male
Birth[1] Est 1618 England
Death[1][2][3] Bef 1668 England
Estate Inventory[4] 2 May 1668 £13-10-00. Taken by Richard Butler, Nicholas Olmsted, Paul Peck.
Probate[4] 7 May 1668 Administration to brother Sergeant Thomas Watts.
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 The Watts Line, in Holman, Mary Lovering; Winifred Lovering Holman; and Helen Pendleton Winston Pillsbury. Ancestry of Colonel John Harrington Stevens and his wife, Frances Helen Miller: Compiled for Helen Pendleton (Winston) Pillsbury. (Concord, New Hampshire: Rumford Press, 1948)
    336.

    "William (Watts)2, b. about 1618, d. before 1668, England, prob. by 1666, as his step-mother does not mention him in her will. He had some property in the colony and his brother Sgt. Thomas Watts was made his adm.; his inventory mentions a legacy of 40s., now in the hands of his brother, Thomas, given him by his mother."

  2. 2.0 2.1 William Watts, in Barbour, Lucius Barnes. Families of Early Hartford, Connecticut. (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1977)
    643-44.

    "William Watts s of Richard & Elizabeth. Hartford 1639; one of those who received land 'by courtesie of the town'; his home lot adjoined his father's on the south; was granted two acres of land at Hockanum 1641; he m in Hartford but returned to England and died there before 1668."

  3. 3.0 3.1 William Watts, in Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England: Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register. (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1860-1862)
    4:439.

    "William (Watts), Hartford, is by Porter rank. among first sett. yet not orig. prop. bef. 1641, was s. of Richard, certain. not among freem. 1669; but he had gone home, and d. bef. 1668, in Eng.

  4. 4.0 4.1 Watts, William, in England, in Manwaring, Charles W. A Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records. (Hartford, Conn.: R. S. Peck & Co., 1904-06)
    1:248.

    "Probate Records. Vol. III, 1663 to 1677. Page 52.

    Watts, William, in England. Invt £13-10-00. Taken 2 May, 1668, by Richard Butler, Nicholas Olmsted, Paul Peck, of some Lands in Custody of Thomas Watts, being 3 acres of wood land and half an acre house lott, £11; some tools, 10 shillings; also a legacy from his Mother now in the hands of his brother Thomas Watts, 40 shillings. Per James Ensign.

    Court Record, Page 77—7 May, 1668: Invt. exhibited. Adms. to Sergt. Thomas Watts."