The Watson Cemetery  watcem.psd (1134728 bytes)

 

From Tonya:

This is the Watson family enclosure in the Ridge Spring Cemetery, Ridge
Springs, Saluda County, South Carolina.

Below is a listing of who all is buried there;

In memory of Martha, a loyal patriot widow of Capt. Michael Watson of
Revolutionary Fame.

In memory of Elizabeth, wife of Artimus Watson.  Born 11/29/1809, Died
in 1821.

In memory of Lucretia D., wife of Artemus Watson.  Born 2/6/1807, Died
1/20/1837.

In memory of Artemus Watson, Born 3/1/1801, Died 9/14/1841.

Elizabeth Mary Hutchison, wife of Stanmore Watson.  Born 2/17/1820, Died
6/15/1901.

Sacred in the memory of Mrs. Sarah Raiford, wife of John D. Raiford,
daughter of Elijah and Chloe Watson.  Born 3/1/1810.  Died 9/21/1856.

Benjamin Boatwright, eldest son of Benjamin Boatwright and Ida
Nicholson.  Born in Edgefield County, SC 1/14/1881, died 5/21/1955.

Henrietta Moore Boatwright, wife of Benjamin Boatwright, daughter of
James Boatwright and Agnes Strohecker.  Born in Edgefield County, SC
8/5/1880, died 8/14/1965.

Little Walter

E. J. Watson 6/29/1869 - 10/27/1917.  Woodmen of the World plaque here.

Joel Phillip Sweaney - 3/1842 - 10/22/1911 (CSA)

Col. Michael Watson died 2/1811

Mrs. Chloe Watson - 1/11/1788 - 1/15/1866

Elijah Watson - Youngest son of Elijah and Chloe Watson.  Died
12/16/1889.  Aged 77 years, 11 months, 15 days.

Jane Elizabeth Watson, daughter of Robert Briggs.  Wife of Elijah
Watson.  Born 4/5/1818, died 6/25/1897.

Tilman Watson (CSA) - Son of Elijah and Elizabeth Jane Watson.  Born
3/7/1839, died 9/23/1893.

Roderick McIver Watson - 9/10/1882 - 12/2/1945.  Husband of Anne
Spigener Watson.

Anne Spigener Watson - 12/4/1879 - 9/1/1927.  Wife of Roderick Watson.

Cornelia Davis Watson - 11/14/1866 - 12/12/1949

Sarah Pressley Watson, daughter of Col. R. B. and Lucy McIver Watson.
Born 3/21/1885 in Ridge Spring, SC and died 5/19/1959 in Paris, France.

Little Eloise died 8/25/1874 - Age 14 years.

Sacred to the memory of Elijah Watson, Sen. who was born the 18th of
May, 1775 and departed this life the 20th day of May, 1811.  Aged 66
years and 2 days.

Stanmore Watson (CSA) - 1843-1907.  Private Co. B, Hampton Region.
Sarah English Jenkins, his wife - 1848-1922

Mrs. Ann C. Meyers, wife of Robert C. Meyers who was born 4/26/1825 and
died 11/17/1847.  A mysterious providence very suddenly removed this
wife and mother of their small children from the responsibilities of
time to the awards of eternity therefore be ye also ready for such hour
as ye think not the son of man cometh.

Died on the 8th of March, 1864, Our Darling Little Johnnie.

Rebecca H., wife of James Boatwright.  Born 6/27/1834 and died 10/1866.

Our darling little Sophia, died 2/3/1867.  Aged 1 month.

Capt. James Boatwright (CSA).  Born in Columbia, SC 1/18/1836, died
9/19/1896.

Abnes Louise Strohegker, wife of James Boatwright, 1845-1919.  Daughter
of Henrietta Moore and John L. Strohegker.

Emile Phillips Boatwright - 2/29/1876 - 3/25/1918.

"Father" - Rev. Artemas Briggs Watson (CSA) - 12/16/1846 - 11/2/1912.
Member of SC Conference.

Little Mary

Little Nellie

Amelia Bonneau Watson, wife of Artemas Briggs Watson,
5/5/1861-9/27/1928.

John C. Watson, Jr. - 11/9/1869-4/18/1892
Myra Lewis Watson - 11/21/1878-9/11/1911

Willie Bates Watson - 1/8/1882 - 10/30/1882

Keitt Wanamaker Watson - Born in Edgefield County 5/29/1870, died near
Columbia 7/1908.

Daisy Bonneau, daughter of Rev. Artemas & Amelia Watson 1897-1969.

Mary Elizabeth Carwile - 9/2/1871-10/22/1921

Zach Carwile - 11/26/1869 - 7/10/1919

Chloe Ann Carwile - 5/14/1847 - 11/17/1930

William Edward Carwile - 1/31/1847 - 6/9/1878

Stanmore Watson Carwile - 7/15/1875 - 12/17/1932

Frank Trenholm Carwile - 2/26/1868 - 12/10/1937

Horace Matier Watson - 10/3/1882 - 2/22/1964

William Wallace Watson - 6/16/1883 - 7/19/1928

Jo Mauldin Watson, son of Michael Weniberly & Mary King - 2/7/1886 -
6/11/1964.

Michael Watson - 11/26/1851 - 6/6/1920
Mary King Watson - 11/22/1848 - 4/18/1924

Pansy Watson Foster, daughter of Michael and Mary King Watson - 5/2/1892
- 9/15/1989.

Infant Watson - Daughter of Michael and Mary Watson.

Carrie Briggs Watson - Daughter of Michael and Mary Watson, 6/18/1878.
1 year, 8 days old.

Seaborn E. Watson, son of Elijah and Elizabeth Watson - 6/8/1837 -
11/21/1864.

Bess Watson Timmerman - 11/6/1890 - 6/23/1975
Lucy McIver Timmerman - 12/1/1901 - 12/24/1995

Bessie Watson, wife of P. N. Timmerman, daughter of R. B. and Lucy M.
Watson, 3/26/1865 - 10/9/1908.

Charlotte Elizabeth Thomas - 7/20/1882

Elizabeth Jane Thomas, daughter of Elijah and Elizabeth Watson, wife of
Frank M. Thomas 3/24/1864 - 10/11/1887.

Henry B. Watson, son of Elijah and Elizabeth Watson 10/6/1844 -
1/7/1896.

Seaborn W. Thomas, son of Frank and Elizabeth J. Thoams,
10/26/1877-8/4/1899.

Ida Nicholson, wife of Benjamin Boatwright, daughter of Shemuel
Nicholson and Susan Adams 10/31/1855 - 5/25/1928.

Elijah Boatwright died 11/21/1894 - Aged 60 years.

Sallie Lou, daughter of Ida Nicholson and Benjamin Boatwright.
11/24/1883 - 7/19/1898.

Benjamin Boatwright - 7/23/1836 - 8/29/1899.

Maidelle Boatwright McLean, daughter of Ida Nicholson and Benj.
Boatwright. 9/19/1892 - 2/19/1963.

John N. Boatwright - 6/19/1877 - 7/18/1892

Sumpter Boatwright - 4/11/1844 - 2/16/1891
Addie Nicholson (wife) 4/15/1845 - 7/22/1919

Sophia Boatwright 5/2/1814 - 10/8/1890

Burrell T. Boatwright - 2/21/1809 - 9/23/1888

Faust Boatwright - 7/30/1841 - 8/25/1892

Little Bessie, daughter of S&A Boatwright 3/1/1870 - 7/1/1870.

John O. Nicholson - 12/11/1865 - 10/10/1871

Infant son of Benj. and H. M. Boatwright, died 12/3/1916.  38 hours.

Our beautiful little baby "Sophietta", Only Sleeping.

Lewellya Threewitts Boatwright 7/21/1874 - 11/15/1957

Bertha Dunn Boatwright - 8/12/1893 - 12/21/1985

William Edward Carwile - 4/8/1873 - 11/4/1951
Annie L. - 9/27/1867 - 9/25/1956

Richard Eugene Carwile - 8/13/1877 - 5/1/1948

R. Blair Watson - 2/9/1874 - 2/15/1949

Reubie J. Watson - 8/15/1879 - 8/24/1948

James Michael Watson - 4/16/1849 - 8/12/1904, Aged 55 years.
Mamie Eloise Watson - 6/23/1851 - 12/26/1927 - Aged 76 years.

James Daniel Watson - 1/29/1825 - 2/11/1886
Myra Lewis Watson - 1/15/1828 - 2/28/1888

Richard Furman, son of D. M. & K. S. Watson 12/3/1882 - 11/13/1908

Katie McIver, daughter of Rev. J. H. & Katie M. Edwards 2/16/1888 -
12/4/1910.

Robert Briggs Watson - 5/19/1836 - 11/23/1929
Lucy McIver Watson - 6/18/1841 - 3/23/1916

William Watson - 10/31/1876 - 8/22/1931

Joseph Jenkins Watson, MD - 7/2/1872 - 10/15/1924

Wm. Watson - 6/9/1840 - 10/2/1875

Our darling little Willie, aged 7 months.

Beulah Alma Watson, wife of Horace Matier Watkins - 12/13/1886 -
4/29/1960.

Frank T. Watson - 1875-1947 (Artemas Briggs and Angeline W.)
Angie E. Watson - 1876 - 1960 - (John R. & Sallie E.)

Cora L., daughter of John R. and Sallie Padgett Watson - 12/19/1871 -
6/19/1949.

John R. Watson - 2/3/1849 - 9/3/1908
Sallie H. Watson - 4/16/1856 - 7/30/1893

John Richard Watson, son of John and Sallie - 4/11/1892 - 8/22/1892

Joseph Henry Watson - 4/19/1890 - 7/14/1939
Mary Frontis Watson - 3/18/1890 - 5/13/1967

Manchester Boyington Watson, son of John R. and Sallie Padgett Watson.
8/27/1884 - 4/4/1958.
Ruby Frontis Watson - 1/25/1885 - 10/6/1979.

Manchester Boyington Watson, son - 9/7/1921 - 12/3/1944.  First Lt. in
14th Air Force, WWII, China, Burma, India.

Artemas Harold Watson - 9/4/1902 - 5/28/1978

Ann L. Jefferies - 9/26/1906 - 4/26/1993

Elizabeth Nicholson Watson, wife of Joseph C. Watson - 10/31/1859 -
12/15/1939.
Joseph Calhoun Watson - 9/25/1850 - 1/9/1896.

Leroy Nicholson Watson - 4/3/1892 - 10/5/1925.