In 1753, Thomas Watts was running an ordinary 12 miles north of where Delaplane now stands. It was kept by Thomas Watts who was granted a license by the Prince William Court 1753 for one year, no other record of license by Fauquier Court but the house remained a local land mark.
Thomas Watts was named as the administrator of his father's estate September 23, 1754 and gave surety. Evidently he was then of age. He was the only child of Francis Watts named in his will. Whether there were others is , for absence of the names is not in any sense proof.
Deed book 1759-63 pa. 58 3/28/1760 Thomas Watts fail to appear as witness for John Moffett fined 125 lbs tobacco unless he appears at next court and shows reasonable cause.
Thomas Wood surveyed in 1761 a road from Watts to head of Goose Creek and from Thomas Watts to the top of Ridge on Manassas Road. (from Fauquier During the Propreetorship by H.C. Groone, 1927 pa. 206)
Minute Book pa. 22 8-1766 Thomas Watts was fined for not appearing as a witness
Minute Book pa. 262 4-27-1767 Thomas Watts appointed surveyor from Bartous old mill path to Goose Creek.
Shawnee Heritage XI U-Z by Don Greene 277. Watts, Thomas aka Thomas Francis Watts-Francis Watts 1/16th Shawano-Chalaka-Chickahominey-Patawomeck-Metis born 1720 VA-died 1769-VA- son of Francis Watts/1683 VA - 1754 VA & Ann unknown/1689 VA- after 1720, husband 1741 VA of Lydia Thornton/1723 VA - after 1769 daughter of Francis Thornton/1682 Stafford VA and Mary Taliaferro/1686 Essex, VA, father with Lydia Thornton of Francis Watts/1742 Fauquier VA - 1787 Fauquier VA - (Sarah Foley/1734 VA - after 1793), child/43,
Watts-720 created through the import of LaBach Family TreeApril28_2011.ged on 05 May 2011.
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