Bible Records of William Russell Watson Family

Bible Records of William Russell Watson Family

The following records are taken from the Bible of William Russell Watson (10 June 1852 TN - 6 October 1924 TN) and Josephine Ellen Kyle Watson (17 May 1862 TN - 23 March 1934 TN) in Hooker’s Bend (Right), Tennessee.  Both W. R. and Josephine Watson are buried in Oakland Methodist Church Cemetery, Hooker’s Bend, Tennessee.

Jones Brothers & Co. Superfine Edition, New Devotional & Practical Pictoral Family Bible, Jones Brothers & Company, Memphis.  1879.




J. L. Watson and Margaret Russell married November 12, 1835.

M. B. Kyle and Elvirah McLemore married February 14, 1861.

W. R. Watson and J. E. Kyle married July 19, 1877.

W. M. Watson and Leona Blankenship married July 18, 1902.

S. M. Watson and Etta Williams married July 19, 1905.

J. P. Bain and Lorena Watson married November 18, 1908




James L. Watson was born Oct 5, 1814.

Margaret Watson was born April 24, 1815.

M. B. Kyle was born

Elvirah Kyle was born July 24, 1834.

William Russell Watson was born June 10, 1852.

J. E. Watson was born May 17, 1862.

W. M. Watson son of W. R. & J. E. Kyle Watson was born January 21, 1880.

J. A. Watson was born Dec 19, 1881.

S. M. Watson was born November 24, 1883.

Laura Watson was born January 26, 1886.

Vestie Watson was born March 9, 1889.

Mary Russell Watson was born April 4, 1892.




J. A. Watson son of W. R. & J. E. Watson died November 1, 1882.

Laura Watson d. December 1, 1888.

Elvirah Kyle died August 7, 1894

James L. Watson died December 11, 1893.

W. M. Watson died February 2, 1905.

Lorena Bain died February 15, 1909.


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The Old Watson Cemetery located in Hardin County, Tennessee
Oakland Methodist Church and Cemetery
Portageville, Missouri Cemetery



 Those were the days.... School Photos
Hardin County Schools - Teachers - 1935


Most Wanted    The Illusive Hughes Family
                                            Silas and Amanda Hughes  

And then there was Uncle Jack!

Uncle Jack - the Outlaw and Lawman

       Reenactment of the Shooting of Jack Watson

                                Uncle Jack's Monument Unveiled                             


                Act to Create Mt. Etna

         West Tennessee Photos
               From the Private Collection of Richmond Powers   

                Family Photo Album

                Photo Memories of Trumann, AR & Hooker's Bend, TN
                from the album of  Pauline Allen Watson 1930's and 1940's

More memories of Pauline Allen Watson
taken from her scrapbook kept in the Early Thirties

Saltillo Community Fair Book - 1941


Biographies and Family tales          Newspaper Articles

Old Letters                Contacts          Favorite Quotes and other Musings

Pinson, Madison County, Tennessee

The Families of Hookers Bend

  Reflections of the Past
The Book Press
Drinking from the Saucer
Return to Hardin County
Grandma's Apron
If You Could See Your Ancestors

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