Most of their descendants remained in the Overton / Putnam
County area of TN.
John Abishua WATSON and his wife, Mildred HUGHES, lived in Pittsylvania
Co. VA. Their son, John Saul WATSON and his wife, Lucy SMITH,
were born and married at Pittsylvania County, VA. They migrated
to Dry Valley, Putnam/Overton County TN by about 1835 when their
son, Thomas Townsend WATSON migrated.
Their son, Thomas Townsend WATSON and his wife, Sabra BENNETT
were married February 11, 1834 at Pittsylvania Co, Va. They had
10 children who lived in Dry Valley in the Overton later Putnam
County, TN area. Their descendants live in the area today. Some
family members married into the family of Henry VERBLE.