From Family History Book
Family History Book: Watson
- This is my paternal surname, so is the Y-DNA root for my immediate birth family. My father did have his Y-DNA tested at FamilyTreeDNA years ago, but the password and source data was lost. Oddly, although this lineage ought to be the easiest to trace via DNA, that has not proven to be the case from a genealogy point of view because of missing documentation. Ironically, the other least-documented line is my mtDNA family, where the earliest known ancestor is only five generations ago (Jane Starling Hutchinson Cattell). Go figure.
Our Direct Lineage
First Generation: John Aaron Watson (?)
Second Generation: Charles M Watson
Third Generation: Thomas Alexander Watson, Sr.
Fourth Generation: Herschel Ambrose Watson, Sr.
Fifth Generation: John Brooks Watson
Children of Charles M Watson & Mattie Smith
Children of Thomas A Watson, Sr.& Ida Cora Alexander
Children of Herschel A Watson, Sr.
- with Vada Lue Kidd