'Watson03'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Watson of Aithernie, Watson of Burton-on-Trent, Watson of St. Andrews
[We think it unlikely that there was any connection between the families shown below. They share the page for our convenience.]

James Watson, Provost of St. Andrews (d 1657)
1. Alexander Watson (a 1666, dsp, baillie of St. Andrews)
2. David Watson (d 1674)
  A. James Watson, 1st of Aithernie, Fife (d 1697)
  m. (1664) Jean Scott (dau of (Sir William) Scott of Elie)
  i. Alexander or David Watson of Aithernie
  m. (mcrt 17.10.1692) Margaret Lindsay (d 12.1723, dau of David Lindsay of Edzell, sister of David)
  ii. Margaret Watson
  m. (1698) John Lamont of Newton
  iii. Helen Watson probably of this generation
  m. Christopher Seton, 5th of Cariston (b c1645, d 1718)
  iv.+ other issue - Jean (b 1678), Mary (b 1685), Eupham (b 1686)



Henry Watson of Burton-on-Trent (b 1581, d 27.04.1635, tanner)
m. Anne Wardle (b c1588, d 03.10.1657)
1. Henry Watson of Burton-on-Trent possibly the Henry who married ...
  m. Anne Bulkeley (dau of Alexander Bulkeley of Stapenhill, sister of Thomas)
2. Daniel Watson of Burton-on-Trent (b c1617, d by 30.06.1689, Recorder of Newcastle-under-Lyme, MP)
  m. Rebecca Villiers (dau of Edward Villiers of Hanbury)
  A. Daniel Watson 'of Burton-on-Trent' (b c1657, d(sp?) 13.07.1737) who married ...
  m. (22.05.1693) Mary Gresley (b 1657, dau of Sir Thomas Gresley, Bart)
  B. Edward Watson (b c1658, a 1663, dvp?)
  C. Dorothy Watson (b c1661, bur 08.01.1698-9)
  m. William Burslem (alderman of Newcastle-under-Lyme)
  i. Thomas Burslem (b 20.02.1685-6)
  D. Elizabeth Watson (b after 03.1663?)
  m. Isaac Hawkins of Burton

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (originally uploaded into WZmisc11 on 18.07.17) : 'East Neuk of Fife' (Walter Wood, 2nd edition, 1877, p43+)
(2) For lower section : Visitation (Dugdale (Grazebrook 1885), Staffordshire, 1663, 'Watson of Burton-on-Trent'), HoP ("Daniel Watson")
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