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1861 St Mary’s County Volunteer Companies including Roderick Dhu Watson Sr.

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1/5/1861: Volunteer Companies. Two new military companies are about to be formed in St. Mary’s county, Md., in view of the present crisis. One of them is to consist of mounted horsemen,
with J. Edwin Coad as captain, and Henry J. Carroll as first lieutenant. The following persons have joined the company: George Thomas, J. Edwin Coad, Thomas A. Lynch, H. I. Carroll, W. Bennett Bean, J. William Thomas, John L. Hebb, H. J. Hebb, R. D. Watson, J. A. Greenwell, Henry A. Wise, J. A. Wise, Wm. R. Coad, G. D. Duke, O. A. T. Combs, W. A. H. Hammett, S. G. M. Burroughs, Thomas Dent, William J. Norris, John S. Guyther. (Baltimore Sun, 1/5/1861).
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January 1861 Military Meeting News. Militia; Carroll, Henry J.; Bean, W. Bennett; Thomas, George; Coad, J. Edwin; Hebb, John L.; Maryland – Secession; Lynch, Thomas A.; Thomas, J. William; Hebb, John L.; Hebb, Henry J.; Watson, Roderick D.; Greenwell, Joseph A.; Wise, Henry A.; Wise, James A.; Coad, William R.; Duke, George D.; Combs, O. A. T.; Hammett, W. A. H.; Burroughs, S. G. M.; Dent, Thomas; Norris, William J.; Guyther, John S. (St. Mary’s Beacon).


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May 28, 2013 at 1:01 am

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  1. At this time RD Watson was living in Great Mills, St. Mary’s County Maryland with his wife Mary Zorah Posey. The property may have come from the estate of her father Isaiah Posey. Rodericks brother Thomas Stirling Watson died at this property.

    Thomas S. Watson =
    Died at the residence of his brother R.D. Watson,
    Esq., in St. Mary’s County, on the ninth of October,
    ult., T. Sterling Watson, in the nineteenth year of
    his age. (RD lived at Great Mills).


    May 28, 2013 at 1:08 am

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