Tombstone Tuesday~ Watson & Middler

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

                                                            
Used With Permission

The Kirkyard of Tarves

 Stone 352 ( Flat)
 In memory of Charles Watson late farmer in Cairnbrogie d. 18 Sept 1801 aged 64. Also Jean Middler his spouse d. 24 Feb 1806 aged 68. Also their son Charles Watson d. 18 Mar 1850 ages 81. Isabel Milne his spouse d. 31 July 1861 aged 86. James Watson their son d. Cairnbrogie 6 Sept 1872 aged 59. Also his son George d. 20 Apr 1882 aged 17 also his Grandson Robert Tough d. 19 Oct. 1884 aged 6. Also Isabella Wright wife of the above James Watson d. 1 May 1887 aged 63. Also Duncan Watson d. at Broadward 10 Apr. 1844 aged 32 and his father James Watson late farmer in Broadward d. 12 Sept 1856 and his spouse Margaret Paterson d. 2 Sept. 1863 aged 83. James Watson, Burnside, Schivies(sic) d. 16 Oct 1883 aged 78. Helen Gordon his wife d. 24 Jan. 1890 aged 71.

Stone 351 (Standing)
In Loving memory of John Watson South Burnside, Schiyas d. 25 Feb 1898 aged 43; his wife Helen Mitchell d. 20 Dec 1930 aged 75. Also their daughter Margaret M. Watson d. 24 May 1967. And their sons John, South Burnside,Schiyas 1889-1957; James Alexander, Glasgow, 1890-1971; Henry Gordon, New Jersey 1897-1977.

The flat stone  left of the Standing Gravestone is the grave of my 5th Great Grandparents, Charles Watson and Jean Middler, their Son James and his wife Margaret Paterson my 4th Great Grandparents. The Standing Stone is the grave of my 1st Cousin 4xs Removed and his family, his parents were James Watson and Helen Gordon.

When I started typing this post the other day, I didn't have a photo to go with it so I thought I would find one of the Kirkyard to add, you can imagine my delight,shock and Joy as I scrolled through the pictures Google Search had found for Tarves Kirkyard and noticed this one for my family~
 

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