An American Family History

Sarah Watts Davis

It was common for bequests to include wearing apparel.

Sarah Watts Davis and her twin, Mary Watts Schull, were born on December 8, 1693 in Lower Dublin Township, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. Her parents were the Reverend John Watts and Sarah Eaton.

Old Style Calendar
Before 1752 the year began on Lady Day, March 25th,. Dates between January 1st and March 24th were at the end of the year. Old Style (O.S.) and New Style (N.S.) are used to indicate whether the year has been adjusted. Often both dates are used.
Children of John Watts
and Sarah Eaton
  • Silas Watts
  • Elizabeth Watts Yerkes
  • John Watts, Jr.
  • Mary Watts Shull
  • Sarah Watts Davis
  • Deborah Watts Engle
  • Stephen Watts
  • Estate inventories give us a glance into the home life of Colonial Americans.