George Ernest Alexander Watt

M, b. 2 August 1917, d. 3 January 1988

Eleanor Watters

  • Eleanor Watters married Henry Bosanko on 25 December 1834 in Crowan, Cornwall, England.

Children of Eleanor Watters and Henry Bosanko

Alice Louisa Watts

F, b. 6 February 1881

Allen Kent Watts

M, b. 12 January 1911, d. 30 October 1970

Byron Jabez (Jabe) Watts

M, b. 14 November 1893, d. 15 September 1937
  • Byron Jabez (Jabe) Watts was born on 14 November 1893 in Derby, Tasmania. He was the son of Jabez WATTS and Emily Ada ROGERS.
  • He enlisted in the AIF on 1 May 1918 in Wynyard. He was a 24 year old labourer. He gave his birth place as Moorleah, and his next of kin as his father Jabez. Shortly after arriving in England he contracted influenza. He became seriously ill and almost died before being returned to Australia as medically unfit in March 1919.
  • At the age of 26 years, 10 months and 29 days, Byron Jabez (Jabe) Watts married Aleada Mary Burgess, daughter of Edwin Burgess and Harriet Ramskill, on 13 October 1920 in Launceston, Tasmania.
  • Byron Jabez (Jabe) Watts died on 15 September 1937 in Spencer Hospital, Wynyard, Tasmania, at age 43. The Advocate reported:- "WATTS.-On Wednesday, September 15, at the Spencer Hospital, Wynyard, Byron Jabe, dearly beloved husband of Aleada Watts, Wynyard, aged 43 years. (Late 12th Battalion, A.I.F.) Rest at last."
  • On 20 September 1937 Byron Jabez (Jabe) Watts's obituary appeared in The Advocate. It read:- "Late Mr. Byron Jabe Watts
    The death of the late Mr. Byron Jabe Watts, at the Spencer Hospital, Wynyard, in the early hours of Wednesday morning following an accident the
    previous evening, was a great shock to his many relatives and friends. He was born in Derby, and was the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Watts. He went
    to the Table Cape district, where he resided until his enlistment in the Great War. He was invalided home in 1919. He married Aleada, fifth daughter
    of Mrs. and the late Mr. E. Burgess, and leaves a widow and six children, two boys, Colin and Ray, and four daughters, Nellie, Joan, Enid and Pamela. The funeral, which took place in the Wynyard cemetery on Friday afternoon, was attended by a large number of relatives, friends and comrades of the 12th and 40th Battalions, including the president (Mr. E. S. Hart) and
    secretary (Mr. A. J. Hutchison), of the Wynyard sub-branch of tho
    R.S.S.I.L.A. and Mr. J. H. Chamberlain, M.H.A., Ulverstone.
    A service was conducted at St. Stephen's' Church, and also at the graveside by Bev. J. AV. Bethune, who paid homage to the departed citizen and soldier.
    Tho casket, which was draped with the Union Jack, was borne to the church and graveside by Messrs. L. C. Flint and J. Moore (12tlh Battalion), and S. Bock and C. A. Maddox (40th Battalion). Members of the R.S.S.I.L.A. formed into line at the entrance to the church and cemetery. The "Last Post" was sounded by Mr. A. E. Frimley, at the conclusion of the service.
    The chief mourners were the widow, father (Mr. J. Watts, Wynyard), brothers, William, Frederick and Hector (Wynyard), and Gordon (Ulverstone), sister,
    Mrs. D. Eeece, uncles, Messrs. William Watts (Bulla), F. Bogers
    (Queenstown), and F. Watts (Moorleah) and other relatives. Among the many beautiful floral tributes was one from members of thoe Wynyard sub-branch of
    the R.S.S.I.L.A."
  • He was buried in Wynyard Cemetery. The Advocate reported:- "WATTS.-The funeral of the late Byron Jabe Watts will leave St. Stephen's Church, Wynyard, TO-MORROW (Friday), after a service commencing at 3 p.m., for the New Public Cemetery, Wynyard.-L. H. Porter, Under-taker (phone 134 Wynyard).

    Members of the Wynyard Sub-Branch R.S.S.I.L.A are requested to attend the funeral of their late comrade, Byron Watts, leaving St. Stephen's Church TO-MORROW (Friday), after a service at 3 p.m.-A. J. Hutchison, Secretary."

Children of Byron Jabez (Jabe) Watts and Aleada Mary Burgess

Caroline Selina Watts

F, b. 18 July 1866, d. 20 August 1940

Children of Caroline Selina Watts and Edward Joseph John Metcalf

Charles Thomas Watts

M, b. 10 October 1875, d. 10 January 1942
  • Charles Thomas Watts was born on 10 October 1875 in Deloraine, Tasmania.
  • He was the son of William Kent Watts and Maria Burgess.
  • At the age of 22 years, 6 months and 1 day, Charles Thomas Watts married Lillias Ruth Purton, daughter of William Purton and Elizabeth ELmere, on 11 April 1898 in Deloraine, Tasmania. They had a total of seven children.
  • Charles Thomas Watts died on 10 January 1942 in Devonport, Tasmania, at age 66.
  • He was buried in Deloraine Cemetery.

Children of Charles Thomas Watts and Lillias Ruth Purton

Colin Watts

M, b. 11 March 1923, d. 31 January 1974

Cyril Willliam Watts

M, b. 1904, d. 1963

Doris Watts

F, b. 15 January 1899, d. 29 September 1973

Elizabeth Ann Watts

F, b. 23 October 1868, d. 28 August 1948
  • Elizabeth Ann Watts was born on 23 October 1868 in Deloraine, Tasmania.
  • She was the daughter of William Kent Watts and Maria Burgess.
  • At the age of 22 years, 2 months and 8 days, Elizabeth Ann Watts married William Harkness on 31 December 1890 in Mersey, Tasmania.
  • On 14 January 1916,her husband, William Harkness died.
  • Elizabeth Ann Watts died on 28 August 1948 at age 79.
  • She was buried in Latrobe, Tasmania.

Children of Elizabeth Ann Watts and William Harkness

Emma Watts

F, b. 7 February 1862, d. 3 April 1890

Ernest Alfred Watts

M, b. 9 September 1883, d. 16 August 1932
  • Ernest Alfred Watts was born on 9 September 1883 in Deloraine, Tasmania.
  • He was the son of William Kent Watts and Maria Burgess.
  • At the age of 26 years, 7 months and 18 days, Ernest Alfred Watts married Ella Violet Hainsworth on 27 April 1910 in Latrobe, Tasmania.
  • Ernest Alfred Watts died on 16 August 1932 in Deloraine, Tasmania, at age 48.
  • He was buried in Deloraine Cemetery.

Child of Ernest Alfred Watts and Ella Violet Hainsworth

Flora Margaret Watts

F, b. circa 1916, d. 6 July 1943

Francis Edwin Watts

M, b. 15 July 1873, d. 1 June 1945
  • Francis Edwin Watts was born on 15 July 1873 in Deloraine, Tasmania.
  • He was the son of William Kent Watts and Maria Burgess.
  • At the age of 30 years, 11 months and 3 days, Francis Edwin Watts married Ellen Agnes Irene Allen on 18 June 1904 in Latrobe, Tasmania.
  • Francis Edwin Watts died on 1 June 1945 in Latrobe, Tasmania, at age 71.
  • He was buried in Deloraine Cemetery.

Children of Francis Edwin Watts and Ellen Agnes Irene Allen

Freda Alice Watts

F, b. 13 April 1905, d. 1971

George Edward Kent Watts

M, b. 19 June 1885, d. 16 August 1936
  • George Edward Kent Watts was born on 19 June 1885 in Deloraine, Tasmania.
  • He was the son of William Kent Watts and Maria Burgess.
  • George Edward Kent Watts enlisted in the Military on 9 October 1917 in Latrobe, Tasmania. His service number was 20741, a private in the General Reinforcements AAMC. He gave his brother Charles WATTS of St Mary's, Latrobe as his next of kin. He was 5'&1/2" and weighed 150 pound, had a dark complexion, dark eyes, and dark hair and was a carpenter. He embarked from Adelaide on the SS "Gaika" on 6 August 1918. He returned to Australia on 19 October 1919.
  • George Edward Kent Watts married Emily Sarah Gaffney circa 1920.
  • George Edward Kent Watts died on 16 August 1936 in Railway Hotel, Deloraine, Tasmania, at age 51.

Gordon Francis Watts

M, b. 10 November 1906, d. 20 July 1945

James William Watts

M, b. 12 February 1871, d. 7 September 1940
  • James William Watts was born on 12 February 1871 in Deloraine, Tasmania.
  • He was the son of William Kent Watts and Maria Burgess.
  • At the age of 27 years, 8 months and 14 days, James William Watts married Evelyn Elizabeth Cameron on 26 October 1898 in Deloraine, Tasmania.
  • James William Watts died on 7 September 1940 in Devon Hospital, Latrobe, Tasmania, at age 69.

Children of James William Watts and Evelyn Elizabeth Cameron

Lillian Joyce Watts

F, b. 5 August 1913, d. 26 October 1935

Maria Ann Watts

F, b. 7 July 1864, d. 17 September 1882
  • Maria Ann Watts was born on 7 July 1864 in Deloraine, Tasmania.
  • She was the daughter of William Kent Watts and Maria Burgess.
  • Maria Ann Watts died on 17 September 1882 in Deloraine, Tasmania, at age 18.

Nellie Watts

F, b. 12 March 1922, d. 5 August 1989

Robert John Watts

M, b. August 1921, d. 8 January 1922

Sarah Watts

F, b. circa 1838, d. 9 February 1878
  • Sarah Watts was born circa 1838.
  • Sarah Watts married George Henry Sasse on 17 November 1865 in St Georges, Camberwell, England.
  • Sarah Watts died on 9 February 1878 in Tendring, Essex, England.
  • She immigrated on 6 July 1886 to Gravesend, England, with Ernst Wilhelm August Hornke and Margaretta Dorothea Wilkens. Ernst and Margaretta travelled on the "SS Duke of Westminster", 2024 tons under the command of Master W. Turner. With them were their two daughters Emma and Anna. They may have been travelling with another family the Hennings.

Selma Watts

F, b. 9 March 1901, d. 12 May 1962

William Francis Watts

M, b. 1899

William Kent Watts

M, b. 31 May 1838, d. 30 May 1905
  • William Kent Watts was born on 31 May 1838 in Sydney, New South Wales. He was the son of William Rose WATTS and Caroline MATTHEWS.
  • At the age of 22 years, 10 months and 15 days, William Kent Watts married Maria Burgess, daughter of George Burgess and Ann Haines, on 16 April 1861 in Deloraine, Tasmania. They had 10 children.
  • On 19 September 1890,his wife, Maria Burgess died in Deloraine, Tasmania, at age 46.
  • William Kent Watts died on 30 May 1905 in Deloraine, Tasmania, at age 66.
  • He was buried on 31 May 1905 in Deloraine Cemetery.

Children of William Kent Watts and Maria Burgess

Leslie Alfred Way

M, b. 9 June 1897, d. 23 September 1979
  • Leslie Alfred Way was born on 9 June 1897 in New Zealand. He was the son of Elizabeth Ann and Alfred James WAY.
  • At the age of 26 years, 9 months and 17 days, Leslie Alfred Way married Eunice Mildred Holdaway, daughter of John Frederick Ernest Holdaway and Mary Ann Emma Kirby, on 26 March 1924 in New Zealand. They had four chldren.
  • On 21 June 1978,his wife, Eunice Mildred Holdaway died in New Zealand at age 79.
  • Leslie Alfred Way died on 23 September 1979 in New Zealand at age 82.

Lucy (Maude) Weary

F, b. 1880, d. 1973
  • Lucy (Maude) Weary was born in 1880 in Richmond River District, New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of William Weary and Annie Verena Scharer.
  • At the age of 25 years, Lucy (Maude) Weary married Sydney French, son of John French and Elizabeth Ann Bailey, on 3 March 1905 in Casino, New South Wales, Australia.
  • On 1 January 1907 the family was involved in a coach mishap on the Tenterfield-Casino road. The Warwick Examiner reported on 5th January :- "The Tenterfield-to-Casino mail-coach overturned on Tuesday night, the horses being frightened by a cow that was lying in the roadway. The pas sengers were the Rev.D. D. Carruthers, Mr. and Mrs. French and their infant daughter. Mr. Carruthurs had his finger crushed, and was otherwise knocked about. Mr. French sustained injuries to the head, and was badly bruised. Mrs. French had her shoulder dislocated, and was badly shaken. The little girl had a marvellous escape."
    An alternate version was given by the Goulburn Herald:- "The Tenterfield Casino mail coach met with a serious accident on the Casino side of the Sandilands Range. A white cow lying under a tree on the road frightened the two front horses, with the result that the coach was overturned down an embankment. The Rev. D. D. Carruthers of Kyogle was badly shaken. Mr. and Mrs. S. French were severely hurt. The former had an elbow dislocated, and Mrs. French had a lacerated wound on the head. Their infant child was under the coach but was found to be unhurt Mr. M'Ward brought the passengers to Casino; abd Dr. Stevens attended the sufferers. The driver showed presence of mind in securing both horses."
  • In 1950,her husband, Sydney French died in Chatswood, Sydney, New South Wales.
  • Lucy (Maude) Weary died in 1973 in St Leonards, New South Wales.

Children of Lucy (Maude) Weary and Sydney French

William Weary

M, b. circa 1850

Child of William Weary and Annie Verena Scharer