Featured A.M.E. Gravestone – Alfred Wellington Watson

167Section:  African Methodist Episcopal

Material:  White marble

Misc.:  A very small stone,  plain design, inscription is worn, but still more or less legible.

Inscription:  Alfred Wellington Watson Son of Charles A. and Phebe Watson, Died June 6, 1848, Aged 13 months and 16 days

Census records from 1850 list Charles Watson as a “mulatto” born in Pennsylvania ca. 1798.  His occupation is given as a cook and his residence was in the Third Ward.  Other members of his household at the time of the census included his wife, Phebe, and two children, Samuel and Georgianna (ages 5 and 1).

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