According to a history of Fannin Co., GA, Adam Hiden Watson was born in 1764 in Ireland. He and his brother Erin immigrated to this country in 1782. Adam married a Catherine(Cathy) Hughes in Rutherford Co., NC in 1788.
The 1830 census finds him living in Haywood Co., NC He died sometime after 1841 based on the date on his Last Will and Testamony and the 1850 census. The part of Haywood Co. he lived in later became part of Jackson Co. in 1851.
Adam was my ggg-grandfather.
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