John WATTS
(-1530)
Joan
(-Aft 1547)
William WATTS
(-1572)
Margaret
(-1566)
John WATTS
(1540-1620)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Elizabeth GIBBON

John WATTS 2

  • Born: 1540 3
  • Marriage: Elizabeth GIBBON on 12 Feb 1565 in St George, Benenden, Kent 1
  • Buried: 25 Dec 1620, St George, Benenden, Kent 1
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bullet  Notes:

The only son, John was sole executor and main beneficiary in his father's will. He married Elizabeth Gibbons (qv) in 1565, and had six children, five daughters and one son William (qv). The Watts family in common with many other clothier families was strongly nonconformist, and two of John's children, Rose and William, got into trouble with with the Church authorities for various ecclesiastic misdemenours.

Additional source:
Haslewood, F. (1889) Parish of Benenden, privately printed, p221. SoG ref KE/M 35

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John married Elizabeth GIBBON, daughter of Jarvis GIBBON and Unknown, on 12 Feb 1565 in St George, Benenden, Kent.1 (Elizabeth GIBBON was buried on 25 Jun 1601 in St George, Benenden, Kent 1.)

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Sources


1 Church Register, Transcript of Benenden, SoG ref KE/R 49.

2 Church Register, Transcript of Benenden, SoG ref KE/R 49 (baptism of son William).

3 Inference, Transcript of Benenden, SoG ref KE/R 49 (burial).


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