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Selected Families and Individuals


John Thomas Watts

The Watts and Neatherlands moved to Ouachita in 1811, from Wilkinson County, Mississippi. I believe they were in Wilkinson County from 1805 to 1811. They came from South Carolina. - John and Marjorie Watts Mustard

The latter children would have been born on the land that John received as a Mexican land grant in Feb 1835. He received one league and one labor, 4428.40 acres and 177 acres, beginning just about one mile west of Moscow, Polk County, TX. There is a Watts-Jones cemetery 1.4 miles west, that is on this land, and some are buried there, William L, Mary Ann, and probably John and Polly but their graves cannot be identified. Mary Ann married Samuel Bethel Jones, hence the Watts-Jones name on the cemetery. - John and Marjorie Watts Mustard

Research needed, no known connection:
Bear Creek Church Cemetery, Wilcox, Alabama
John S. Watts Co I 3rd Ala Cal

Benjamin Franklin Watts

Research needed, no known connection:
Bear Creek Church Cemetery, Wilcox, Alabama
BF Watts Jr. Nov. 4, 1867 - Feb. 26, 1937
William H Son of BF & Mary M Watts Aug. 4, 1869 - Oct. 18, 1915
E B Watts Son of BF & Mary M Watts Aug. 22, 1873 - July 18, 1910
Mary M Watts Wife of BF Watts May 22, 1838 - July 4, 1910
BF Watts Feb. 23, 1833 - Oct. 27, 1916
Lula Daughter of BF and Mary M Watts Aug. 15, 1878 - Feb. 2, 1910
Flora M. Watts Oct. 31, 1871 - Feb. 26, 1937

Cicero Watts

Grave site not identified.

James Boliver Watts

Research needed:
Bear Creek Church Cemetery, Wilcox, Alabama
James David Watts Feb. 11, 1844 - Dec. 6, 1937

Rev. Pliny M. Watts

Submitted by John Watts: Jo Watts, married Leslie Watts, grandson of John and Polly's youngest son Pliny, who was a itinerate Baptist minister, and is buried in Limestone County, Texas.

Samuel Bethel Jones

Watts-Jones Cemetery is located 1.4 miles West of Moscow, Polk County, Texas.

1870 US Census, Texas, Polk, Livingston, SD21, page 86.

Mary Ann Watts

Mary Ann Watts was born in 1831, Ouachita, AR, and she married Samuel Bethel Jones, b: Oct 1825. This is from the headstone for them in the Watts-Jones cemetery, 1.4 miles West of Moscow, Polk County, Texas. - John Mustard and Marjorie Watts Mustard Email:

Luther Antonette Jones

Research needed: to establish positive connection to these parents.

James M. Neatherlin Sr.

In 1850, Angelina County Texas, James M. Neatherlin lived in the household of his parents.
1860 Freestone County Texas, first marriage located in Anderson County Texas.

Texas Civil War Soldiers - CSA
Neatherlin, James M. TX 26th Cavalry Regiment B

1900 Medina County Texas granted land in Angelina County Texas 5/3/1860, 320 acres. Publication by Gena Walls states: death date/place. James M. was first buried in a private cemetery owned by his daughter-in-law, Mary Lutz. When the property was sold, he was moved to Big Foot and buried in the same grave as his mother. Apparently no marker.

Sarah M. Boykin

1880 United States Census for Precinct 3, Frio, Texas
Family History Library Film 1255304, NA Film Number T9-1304 , Page Number 628D
Name Relation Marital Gender Race Age Birth Occupation Father Mother
J. M. NEATHERLIN Self M Male W 43 MS Farmer LA GA
Susan S. NEATHERLIN Wife M Female W 38 TX House Keeping MS MS

James M. Neatherlin Jr.

Research needed to make connection:
Texas Adjutant General Service Records, 1836-1935
SP State Police, 1870-71 Neatherlin, J. M. SP call number: 401-47