Joseph Lockier Watts
(Abt 1796-1853)
Jane James
(Abt 1803-)
Jane Watts
(1838-1925)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Edward Trenley Birch

Jane Watts 1 2

  • Born: 22 Nov 1838, Cainscross, Gloucestershire, England 2 3 4 5
  • Marriage (1): Edward Trenley Birch on 18 Sep 1865 in St Mary De Crypt, Gloucester, Gloucester, ENG 1
  • Died: 11 May 1925, Seattle, King, WA at age 86 2 4
  • Crem.: 13 May 1925, Seattle: Lake View Cemetery, King, WA 2 4

   FamilySearch ID: L1HR-PTP.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1851 in Stonehouse, GLS, England, GBR. 6 The 1851 census recorded Joseph Watts, stationer, 56, born in Wooton Under Edge, Gloucestershire, living with wife Jane, 48, born in Stroud, Gloucestershire, and daughter Jane, 12, born in Stonehouse, Gloucestershire.

2. Census in 1871 in Gloucester, , GLS, ENG. 5 The 1871 census recorded Edward T. Brich [sic - transcription error], 32, born in Uxbridge, Middlesex, living in Gloucester with wife Jane, 32, born in Cainseron, Gloucestershire; and her mother, Jane Walts [sic], 68, born in Stroud, Gloucestershire.

3. Census in 1881 in Tattenhall, , CHS, ENG. 3 The 1881 census recorded Loiusa J. Birch, 13, single, scholar, born in Gloucester, living with her mother, Jane Birch, 42, born in Cainscross, Gloucestershire, and "father" Henry Woodley, 82, born in London. Jane operated a boarding school where they also lived at 150 Rock Lane. One of the students in the school was 12-year-old Annie Edmunds, who after her father died in 1875 in Iowa was sent by her mother back to her birthplace to be schooled. Annie's brother John Edmunds in 1884 returned to bring sisters Annie and Susie back to America, and in 1892 he returns to England to marry Lily. Lily and her mother Janeimmigrate to America. in the 1900 census in Seattle, Washington, Lily has left husband John and is living in Annie's household headed by Annie's husband, Frank Beecher Wiestling Jr.

4. She immigrated on 2 Jun 1895 to Tacoma, Pierce, WA. 7

5. Newspaper: Tacoma Daily Ledger: Mrs. Birch of Staffordshire, England, has come to Tacoma to reside. She will make her home with her daughter, Mrs. John VanOgle., 14 Jul 1895, Tacoma, Pierce, WA. 8

6. She was naturalized in 1896 in Tacoma, Pierce, WA. 7

7. Newspaper: Tacoma Daily Ledger: Real Estate: Louisa J. VanOgle to Jane Birch, lots 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7, block 7, Cedar Croft., 30 Jun 1896, Tacoma, Pierce, WA. 9

8. Cause of Death: mitral regurgitation, cerebral hemorrhage, contributory diabetes, 11 May 1925, Seattle, King, WA. 4

9. Residence: 818 17th Ave., Seattle, WA on 11 May 1925 in Seattle, King, WA. 4


Jane married Edward Trenley Birch, son of John Birch and Mary Ann, on 18 Sep 1865 in St Mary De Crypt, Gloucester, Gloucester, ENG.1 (Edward Trenley Birch was born in 1830 in Uxbridge, , MDX, ENG 5 and died on 27 Jul 1871 in Gloucester, , GLS, ENG 10.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, England Marriages, 1538–1973, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NJLM-C48 Edward Frenly Birch and Jane Watts, 18 Sep 1865; citing St Mary De Crypt, Gloucester, Gloucester, England, reference Item 11 p 40 FHL microfilm 991,287.

2 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/38393686.

3 Ancestry.com, 1881 England Census (Census Returns of England and Wales, 1881. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives, 1881.).), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q272-L7GS Louisa J Birch in household of Jane Birch, Tattenhall, Cheshire, England citing p. 30, Piece/Folio 3552/111, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,775,030.

4 FamilySearch.org, Washington Death Certificates, 1907-1960, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N3GY-R5K Jane Birch, 11 May 1925; citing Seattle, King, Washington, reference cn 1289, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Olympia; FHL microfilm 2,022,257.

5 Ancestry.com, 1871 England Census (Census Returns of England and Wales, 1871. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK.), Class: RG10; Piece: 2615; Folio: 26; Page: 4; GSU roll: 835314 Edward T Brich.

6 Ancestry.com, 1851 England Census (Census Returns of England and Wales, 1851. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1851. Data imaged from the National Archives, London, England.), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:SG2Q-XND Joseph Watts, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, England; p. 23.

7 FamilySearch.org, Washington, Western District, Naturalization Records, 1853-1957, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QGPL-MJ3Y Jane Birch, 1896.

8 Tacoma Daily Ledger (Tacoma, WA), 14 Jul 1895, page 15.

9 Tacoma Daily Ledger (Tacoma, WA), 30 Jun 1896, page 4.

10 Ancestry.com, England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, Edward Trenley Birch, page 309.



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