Elizabeth Fordyce Watson Obituary

Mrs. Elizabeth Watson

Mrs. Elizabeth Fordyce Watson, wife of George H. Watson, deceased, died at the home of her son, in New Freeport, Pa., Monday morning, November 25, at 5:15, aged 79 years, 3 months and 9 days, after being in failing health for three years. She was a daughter of Jacob and Martha Reinhart Fordyce, and was born in Center township, August 16, 1839. She was married to George H. Watson, September 20, 1861. She was converted at the age of 17 years and became a member of the M. P. church. Thirty years ago she transferred her membership to the New Freeport Baptist church, where she had been a faithful member. He husband and one son have preceded her. She is survived by one sister, Mrs. Nancy Cole, of Oak Forest, and two children, J. Perry Watson and Mrs. R. G. Potter, both of New Freeport. She also leaves thirteen grandchildren and five great grandchildren. The funeral was held in New Freeport Baptist church Tuesday afternoon, conducted by the Rev. H. Hamilton, of Windy Gap. Interment in New Freeport cemetery.

Waynesburg Republican, December 5, 1918 (Greene County, PA)

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