Backus Family History

A Genealogical History of the Backus Family and it's Branches

Robert Harris Watrous

Male 1922 - 2008  (85 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Robert Harris Watrous was born on 13 Jun 1922 in Corry, Erie, Pennsylvania (son of Harris Elmer Watrous and Ines Mae Young); died on 19 Jan 2008 in Corry, Erie, Pennsylvania; was buried on 22 Jan 2008 in Pine Grove Cemetery, Corry, Erie, Pennsylvania.

    Robert married Norma Jean Marsh on 11 May 1951 in Corry, Erie, Pennsylvania. Norma was born on 11 May 1929 in Corry, Erie, Pennsylvania; died on 2 Jun 1997 in Corry, Erie, Pennsylvania; was buried on 5 Jun 1997 in Pine Grove Cemetery, Corry, Erie, Pennsylvania. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Harris Elmer Watrous was born on 3 Jul 1883 in Corry, Erie, Pennsylvania (son of George Edmund Watrous and Annie H. Bathurst); died on 25 Oct 1965 in Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania; was buried on 29 Oct 1965 in Pine Grove Cemetery, Corry, Erie, Pennsylvania.

    Harris married Ines Mae Young on 25 Mar 1908 in Erie County, Pennsylvania. Ines was born on 21 Aug 1887 in Garland, Warren, Pennsylvania; died in Nov 1971 in Corry, Erie, Pennsylvania; was buried in Nov 1971 in Pine Grove Cemetery, Corry, Erie, Pennsylvania. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Ines Mae Young was born on 21 Aug 1887 in Garland, Warren, Pennsylvania; died in Nov 1971 in Corry, Erie, Pennsylvania; was buried in Nov 1971 in Pine Grove Cemetery, Corry, Erie, Pennsylvania.
    Children:
    1. Anna Bonnell Watrous was born on 11 Jan 1909 in Corry, Erie, Pennsylvania; died on 26 Oct 2011 in Jamestown, Chautauqua, New York; was buried on 29 Oct 2011 in Sunset Hill Cemetery, Lakewood, Chautauqua, New York.
    2. Ida Marie Watrous was born on 29 Aug 1910 in Corry, Erie, Pennsylvania; died in Feb 1994 in Corry, Erie, Pennsylvania; was buried in Feb 1994 in Pine Grove Cemetery, Corry, Erie, Pennsylvania.
    3. Shirley Allene Watrous was born on 8 Mar 1914 in Corry, Erie, Pennsylvania; died on 11 Apr 2010 in Jamestown, Chautauqua, New York; was buried on 14 Apr 2010 in Sunset Hill Cemetery, Lakewood, Chautauqua, New York.
    4. Lyle Edwin Watrous was born on 27 Oct 1916 in Corry, Erie, Pennsylvania; died on 17 Jan 1991 in Corry, Erie, Pennsylvania; was buried on 20 Jan 1991 in Pine Grove Cemetery, Corry, Erie, Pennsylvania.
    5. 1. Robert Harris Watrous was born on 13 Jun 1922 in Corry, Erie, Pennsylvania; died on 19 Jan 2008 in Corry, Erie, Pennsylvania; was buried on 22 Jan 2008 in Pine Grove Cemetery, Corry, Erie, Pennsylvania.
    6. Living


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  George Edmund Watrous was born on 21 Nov 1841 in Freetown, Cortland, New York (son of George Washington Watrous and Jemima Travis); died on 14 Nov 1925 in Corry, Erie, Pennsylvania; was buried on 16 Nov 1925 in Pine Grove Cemetery, Corry, Erie, Pennsylvania.

    George married Annie H. Bathurst on 26 May 1881. Annie was born on 15 May 1861 in Cortland County, New York; died on 7 Apr 1908 in Corry, Erie, Pennsylvania; was buried on 10 Apr 1908 in Pine Grove Cemetery, Corry, Erie, Pennsylvania. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Annie H. Bathurst was born on 15 May 1861 in Cortland County, New York; died on 7 Apr 1908 in Corry, Erie, Pennsylvania; was buried on 10 Apr 1908 in Pine Grove Cemetery, Corry, Erie, Pennsylvania.
    Children:
    1. Alfred Leo Watrous was born on 10 Mar 1882 in Wayne Twp, Erie, Pennsylvania; died on 3 Mar 1974 in Palm Beach Gardens, Palm Beach, Florida; was buried on 6 Mar 1974 in Pine Grove Cemetery, Corry, Erie, Pennsylvania.
    2. 2. Harris Elmer Watrous was born on 3 Jul 1883 in Corry, Erie, Pennsylvania; died on 25 Oct 1965 in Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania; was buried on 29 Oct 1965 in Pine Grove Cemetery, Corry, Erie, Pennsylvania.
    3. Florence I. Watrous was born on 26 Oct 1884 in Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania; died on 23 Mar 1987 in Jamestown, Chautauqua, New York; was buried on 26 Mar 1987 in Sunset Hill Cemetery, Lakewood, Chautauqua, New York.
    4. Bessie Irene Watrous was born in Oct 1887 in Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania; died about 1962.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  George Washington WatrousGeorge Washington Watrous was born on 18 Sep 1815 in Freetown, Cortland, New York (son of Austin Watrous, Jr. and Sally Backus); died on 22 Aug 1897 in Corry, Erie, Pennsylvania; was buried on 24 Aug 1897 in Pine Grove Cemetery, Corry, Erie, Pennsylvania.

    George married Jemima Travis on 1 Oct 1837 in Freetown, Cortland, New York. Jemima was born about 1820 in New York; died on 13 Feb 1843 in Freetown, Cortland, New York; was buried on 14 Feb 1843 in Freetown Cemetery, Freetown, Cortland, New York. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Jemima Travis was born about 1820 in New York; died on 13 Feb 1843 in Freetown, Cortland, New York; was buried on 14 Feb 1843 in Freetown Cemetery, Freetown, Cortland, New York.
    Children:
    1. Edgar Watrous was born on Yes, date unknown; died on Yes, date unknown.
    2. Edwin George Watrous was born on Yes, date unknown; died on Yes, date unknown.
    3. Lucinda Watrous was born on 12 Aug 1838 in Freetown, Cortland, New York; died on 26 Apr 1926 in Bradford, McKean, Pennsylvania; was buried on 28 Apr 1926 in Old Foster / Lewis Run Cemetery, Lewis Run, McKean, Pennsylvania.
    4. Austin Watrous was born on 14 Dec 1839 in Freetown, Cortland, New York; died on 23 Feb 1912 in Custer City, McKean, Pennsylvania; was buried on 27 Feb 1912 in Degolia Cemetery, Degolia, McKean, Pennsylvania.
    5. 4. George Edmund Watrous was born on 21 Nov 1841 in Freetown, Cortland, New York; died on 14 Nov 1925 in Corry, Erie, Pennsylvania; was buried on 16 Nov 1925 in Pine Grove Cemetery, Corry, Erie, Pennsylvania.
    6. Jermina Watrous was born on 8 Feb 1843 in Freetown, Cortland, New York; died on Yes, date unknown.



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