Biography of Harvey C. Watson
Wayne County, NY Biographies





Watson, Harvey C., was born on the old homestead, November 4, 1860. His father, Levi, was also born on the Watson homestead, February 28, 1835. The grandfather, Stephen G., was a native of Bucks county, Pa. The family were of English and Dutch extraction, came to the town of Galen and purchased a farm in 1824, and which is still in the family. Levi Watson married at the age of twenty two Mary, daughter of Daniel Chase, and they have two children: our subject and Sarah Watson. He was a prominent farmer, and died in 1890, aged fifty years, leaving a wife and children to take up his many plans and carry them to completion. Harvey C. married at twenty five years of age Julia E., daughter of Henry Backman, and they have three children: Raymond, Ella and Ruth. The family is one of the oldest in the county, and for the past seventy five years have been identified in advancing its best interests.

From:
Landmarks of Wayne County, New York
Edited by: Hon. George W. Cowles
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1895


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