Member Biography

Nathaniel Watson 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1810-1811       4 Democratic-Republican
1811-1812       4 Democratic-Republican
1812-1813       4 Democratic-Republican
1813-1814       4 Democratic-Republican

COUNTIES: Lancaster  


09/22/1775 - 09/07/1818

General Nathaniel Watson (Democratic-Republican4) Lancaster County 1810-1814

Early Life:

General Nathaniel Watson, born September 22, 1775, Province of Pennsylvania, British Colonial America; son of David Watson and (Miss) Hamilton; second (Miss) Patterson; Married Martha McClung Watson, 1804 (d.1816), children, Eliza M Watson, Jane Watson Patton, Martha Watson, Hannah Watson; Major General, War of 1812; elected, Democratic-Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1810-1814; married, Rachel Caldwell Watson; died, September 7, 1818, (aged 42 years 11 months and 16 days) Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; interment, Old Leacock Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Intercourse, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, Democratic-Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 4th district, Lancaster County, 1810-1814.


Cox, Harold. "Senate Members S"Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University.

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Gen Nathaniel Watson (1775-1818) - Find a Grave Memorial

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