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date: 25 February 2021

Watson, Elkanahlocked

(22 January 1758–05 December 1842)
  • Donald B. Marti

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Watson, Elkanah (22 January 1758–05 December 1842), merchant and promoter, was born in Plymouth, Massachusetts, the son of Elkanah Watson, Sr., a cooper and civic leader, and Patience Marston. He attended Plymouth’s common school until 1773, when he began an apprenticeship with merchant ...

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