Littleberry Watson & a couple of Thaxtons – Mecklenburg co., VA

From Marriage Records 1811-1853 Mecklenburg County Virginia, comp. Preswould Chapter, DAR, South Hill, Virginia, 1962. [Differences between this book and Mecklenburg County Marriages, 1765-1863, John Vogt & T. William Kethley, Jr., Iberian Pub. Co., Athens, Ga., 1989 are noted in brackets.]

Richard D. Bugg – Amanda Sarah Watson
M.B. 05 Nov 1845. Surety: John V. Crute. [John T. Crute] Consent: Littleberry Watson, father of Amanda.

George F. Griffin – Mary D. Watson
M.B. 10 Nov 1840. Surety: Boswell T. Crute. Consent: Littleberry Watson, father of Mary

Littleberry Watson – Sarah Tunstall
M.B. 09 Dec 1843. Surety: Richard D. Bugg
Consent: John B. Tunstall, father of Sarah

Benjamin G. Watson – Elizabeth R. Barnes
M.B. 04 Nov 1845. Surety: Dabney Farrar

Note: James S Bugg to Mary Ann Hudgins 27 Dec 1847 bond; consent of Richard D. Bugg, guardian of James.

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Cemetery and Tombstone Records of Mecklenburg County Virginia, comp. Munsey Adams and Margaret Moore, Munsey Moore Publications, Chase City, Va., 1987:

Union Chapel Baptist Church:

Clyde Thaxton 17 Nov 1912 – 02 Aug 1974

Oakwood Cemetery, South Hill, Virginia

Frances Hudson Thaxton, 15 Apr 1909 – 05 Feb 1965
Next to Joel B Hudson 04 Dec 1866 – 10 Oct 1937 and Irene B Hudson 03 Sep 1883 – 13 May 1958.

Rehoboth United Methodist Church, formerly called Poplar Spring Church, Boydton, Virginia:

Richard Dabney Bugg – 14 Apr 1817 – 06 Jan 1884
Emma Love w/o Richard D. Bugg 28 Jun 1829 – 29 Sep 1899
William Dabney Bugg, 05 Jun 1850 – 13 May 1914
several other Buggs

Bettie Bugg Watson w/o Benjamin S Watson 08 Apr 1831 – 15 Nov 1888

Zion Methodist Church, Union Level, Virginia

WATSON
Benjamin A 05 Jun 1901 – 20 Dec 1946
Elizabeth W. 25 Jul 1900 – 12 Oct 1969
Mary Bell 03 Jul 1938 – 01 Jun 1940
Lillian Wood 15 Jul 1881 – 04 Jun 1962
Benjamin Lee 20 Oct 1865 – 13 Feb 1945
Benjamin Lee, Jr. 31 Oct 1913 – 07 Nov 1913

Mary E. Watson, w/o D. F. Watson – mother 06 Jun 1860 – 07 Jan 1929
Dabney F. Watson – father 24 Nov 1849 – 13 Oct 1919

Watson, Tucker and Family Davis Cemetery, just off highway 4 at the home of Cherie Woody. Cemetery is on slight bluff just off hwy. 4 approximately 100 yards above the house. Graves are enclosed within a pipe rail fence.

[Note: This is a complete listing of all reported graves; some may not be related to our Watsons.]

WATSON
Richard Henry Watson 11 Dec 1902 – 10 Mar 1947
John Henry “In loving memory; my darling” s/o Dr. J. A. & M. L. Watson 02 Mar 1870 – 17 Mar 1911 “Tis but the casket lies here, the gem that filled it sparkles yet in heaven.”
Maria L. w/o Dr. John A. Watson 06 May 1845 – 23 Dec 1912
“Erected by her little grandson – J. A. & R. H. Watson”
J. A., Dr., “My husband” born 23 Nov 1838; died 13 Aug 1877
J. Archer – Virginia Hosp. Apprentice 2 Class U.S.N.R.F. 24 Jan 1941
Cornelia 08 Jan 1903 – 31 Oct 1945
A.M.W. (?) 21 Dec 1868 aged 7 months

Ann B. Tucker 12 Aug 1839 – 25 Aug 1920

Bertha Ogburn Davis 01 Nov 1876 – 04 Feb 1951

Littleberry Watson CSA 1861
Ann Lee Watson 1841-1914
Samuel J Watson 1824 – 1891 (both on same stone)
Littleberry Watson 1867 – 1935
Grace Lee Watson 1869 – 1938

Several graves marked with field rocks

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Littleberry Watson will proved 19 Dec 1964 (drafted 08 Feb 1862, with a technical codicil in 1863). Names six living children: Benjamin S. Watson, Samuel J. Watson, James A. Watson, John A. Watson, Mary D. Griffin (Samuel to be her trustee), Hannah E. Watson. Loans certain property to children during their lifetimes, balance of estate is to go to beloved wife Mary Ann Watson during her lifetime or widowhood. Also mentions deceased daughter Amanda S. Bugg, who has received everything he intends to give her and no portion should be allocated to her or her heirs, and deceased son Littleberry Watson, Jr.

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One response to “Littleberry Watson & a couple of Thaxtons – Mecklenburg co., VA

  1. Michael Lucas

    What County is Littleberry Watson Buried in?

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