no image
Privacy Level: Open (White)

William Watts (abt. 1715 - bef. 1752)

William Watts
Born about in Irelandmap [uncertain]
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 23 Oct 1737 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died before before about age 37 in Mainemap [uncertain]
Problems/Questions Profile manager: Aubrey Wilson private message [send private message]
Profile last modified | Created 15 Sep 2009
This page has been accessed 480 times.


William was born about 1715 probably in Ireland or Scotland, and was part of the Scotch-Irish emigration of 1719.[1][2]

William married Margaret (McLellan) Gilchrist (bef.1720-bef.1800) 23 October 1737 in Falmouth, Maine. [3]

William died before 1752, as his widow remarried that year.


  1. Eaton, Cyrus. Annals of the Town of Warren, in Knox County, Maine: With the Early History of St. George's, Broad Bay, and the Neighboring Settlements on the Waldo Patent. United States: Masters & Livermore, 1877. Page 639
  2. Essex Institute Historical Collections [Historical Collections of the Essex Institute]; Volume 67; Pub: 1859; Page 313
  3. "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 22 July 2021), William Watt and Margarott Mickalen, 23 Oct 1737; citing Falmouth, Cumberland, Maine, United States, multiple sources, Maine; FHL microfilm.
  • Maine State Archives; Cultural Building, 84 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0084; Pre 1892 Delayed Returns; Roll Number: 101. Maine, Marriage Records, 1713-1922 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2010.

Is William your ancestor? Please don't go away!
 star icon Login to collaborate or comment, or
 star icon contact private message the profile manager, or
 star icon ask our community of genealogists a question.
Sponsored Search by

DNA Connections
It may be possible to confirm family relationships. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share some percentage of DNA with William: Have you taken a test? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Ancestry DNA.

Comments: 1

Leave a message for others who see this profile.
There are no comments yet.
Login to post a comment.
Woods-456 and Watts-2 do not represent the same person because: Not connected, rejected matches clean up
posted by Tony Woods

This week's featured connections are from the War of the Roses: William is 18 degrees from Margaret England, 16 degrees from Edmund Beaufort, 16 degrees from Margaret Stanley, 17 degrees from John Butler, 17 degrees from Henry VI of England, 16 degrees from Louis XI de France, 15 degrees from Isabel of Clarence, 16 degrees from Edward IV of York, 18 degrees from Thomas Fitzgerald, 16 degrees from Richard III of England, 15 degrees from Henry Stafford and 16 degrees from Perkin Warbeck on our single family tree. Login to see how you relate to 33 million family members.

W  >  Watts  >  William Watts