Michael Ross Watson

Michael Ross Watson
August 25, 1837 – June 30, 1901

Alternate Spelling:  Michael R. Watson
1860 Residence: Robeson County, NC

Military Record
August 30, 1861-Enlisted in Robeson County, NC
40th North Carolina Regiment, Company E
also known as 3rd North Carolina Artillery, Company E
Rank: Private
Present or accounted for through December 1864
January 15, 1865-Captured at Fort Fisher, NC
Confined at Point Lookout, MD
June 6, 1865-Released after taking Oath of Allegiance

Parents
Michael Watson 1803-1880 (Marion County, SC)
Smithey Ham 1803-1870 (Wayne County, NC)

Siblings
Eliza Jane Watson 1827-1902
Christiana E. Watson 1829-1901
William Cross Watson 1831-1901        20th NC, Co C
Susan L. Watson 1835-1886
Absalom Watson 1836-1862          20th NC Co C
Samuel D. Watson 1839-1864          51st NC, Co F

Wife
Martha Ann Scott 1853-1915 (Marion County, SC)

Children
Glenn Franklin Watson 1878-1927
Algemer Watson 1881-
Novascosia Watson 1883-1950
Theodosia Watson 1885-1968
Yeota Watson 1887-
Cammady Watson 1890
Fannie Watson 1894

Burial
Watson Cemetery
NC 904 Highway
Robeson County

Michael Ross Watson Grave

Michael Ross Watson Grave

Marietta, NC