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John Fanning Watson

banker , historian

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