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John Fanning Watson

John Fanning Watson, American banker, historian.

Background

  • Watson, John Fanning was born on June 13, 1779 in Batsto, New Jersey, United States. Son of William and Lucy (Fanning) Watson.

  • Works

    • Author: Select Reviews of Literature and Spirit of the Foreign Magazines, 1809. Annals of Philadelphia, 1830. Historic Tales of Olden Time Concerning the Early Settlement and Advancement of New York City and State, 1832.

      Historic Tales of Olden Time Concerning the Early Settlement and Progress of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania, 1833. Annals and Occurrences of New York City and State, 1846.

    Connections

    • Married Phebe Crowell, 1812, 7 children.
    • father: William Watson
    • mother: Lucy (Fanning) Watson
    • spouse: Phebe Crowell
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    Born June 13, 1779
    Died December 23, 1860
    (aged 81)
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