George Wattus

b. 31 Jul 1805, d. 27 Nov 1878
Father*William Wattus b. about 1765
Mother*Sarah Miller b. about 1774
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     George Wattus was baptised on 31 Jul 1805 in Sandhurst, Kent. (Also indexed as the modern spelling: Waters.)
George Wattus was also known as Wadhurst (Marriage Index - Sussex.)

George Wattus married Mary Boots, daughter of Thomas Boots and Hannah Tree, on 31 Jul 1828 in Salehurst, East Sussex.
He and Mary Wattus emigrated on 24 Jun 1838 from Gravesend, Kent, on board the "Maitland", arriving in Sydney on 6 Nov 1838 under the "assisted immigration" program.

George Wattus married Mary Boyd on 16 Feb 1852 in Raymond Terrace, New South Wales.

George Wattus died on 27 Nov 1878 in Raymond Terrace, New South Wales, at the age of 73 and the cause of his death was recorded as asthma and old age.
He was buried on 28 Nov 1878 at Pioneer Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth Avenue in Raymond Terrace, New South Wales.

Family 1

Mary Boots b. 4 Dec 1806, d. 6 Nov 1847
Children

Family 2

Mary Boyd b. 18 Mar 1814, d. 2 May 1899
Children

Thomas Boots

b. 14 Feb 1779, d. 2 Sep 1864
Father*Bartholomew Boots b. 25 Apr 1736, d. about 15 Sep 1806
Mother*Elizabeth Allen b. about 1745, d. about 4 Sep 1782
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      Thomas Boots was born in 1779 in Salehurst, East Sussex. He was baptised on 14 Feb 1779 at the Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin in Salehurst, East Sussex.

Thomas Boots married Hannah Tree, daughter of William Tree and Martha French, on 21 Jun 1800 in Beckley, East Sussex. Thomas Boots and Hannah Tree were members of the Wesleyan Methodist Society at Robertsbridge, and attended chapel in Fair Lane. Thomas Boots was a farm labourer and carpenter in and around Salehurst.
He emigrated in 1828 to North America, on board the "Electra" with some of their children: Josiah (17), William (15), Jane (13), Martha (10), John (6), Daniel (4) and George (2), arriving in New York on 7 Jul 1828. In later years, their other living children also migrated, but James and Mary went to Australia rather than follow other family members to the United States.

Thomas Boots and Hannah Boots immigrated on 7 Jul 1828 to New York City, New York, on board the "Electra."
Thomas and Hannah lived at Gulf Bridge Road in West Monroe, Constantia, a 13 Aug 1828 on a farm of 25 acres, purchased from New York merchant Stephen B. Munn, according to Oswego County records. Thomas Boots was naturalised as a US Citizen Oswego County Court, Oswego, New York, 21 Feb 1839 and granted certificate #158.

Thomas Boots died on 2 Sep 1864 in Constantia, Oswego County, New York, at the age of 85.

Family

Hannah Tree b. 4 Mar 1781, d. 3 May 1861
Children

Mary Boots

b. 4 Dec 1806, d. 6 Nov 1847
Father*Thomas Boots b. 14 Feb 1779, d. 2 Sep 1864
Mother*Hannah Tree b. 4 Mar 1781, d. 3 May 1861
ChartsBOOTS: Richard -Family and Descendants
     Mary Boots was also reported as having been born on 21 Jun 1806 in Ewhurst, East Sussex.
Mary Boots was born on 4 Dec 1806 in Ewhurst, East Sussex. She was baptised on 4 Jan 1807 in Ewhurst, East Sussex.

Mary Boots married George Wattus, son of William Wattus and Sarah Miller, on 31 Jul 1828 in Salehurst, East Sussex. Mary Boots was also known as Waters.
She and George Wattus emigrated on 24 Jun 1838 from Gravesend, Kent, on board the "Maitland", arriving in Sydney on 6 Nov 1838 under the "assisted immigration" program.

Mary Waters died on 6 Nov 1847 in Raymond Terrace, New South Wales, at the age of 40 and the cause of her death was recorded as Cancer.
She was buried on 8 Nov 1847 at the Church of England Cemetery in Raymond Terrace, New South Wales.

Family

George Wattus b. 31 Jul 1805, d. 27 Nov 1878
Children