Emily Sibley Watson’s family:
Elisabeth Storer Atkinson Smith (1857-1945)
[1881 photograph of Elisabeth Storer Atkinson Smith with her son Sibley Coslett Smith, MAG Archives]
Emily Sibley Watson’s niece, older daughter of Hobart Ford Atkinson and Zilpha Louise Sibley Atkinson. Although her niece, "Libbie" was only 2 years younger than Emily Sibley Watson, and they were playmates and close friends. "Libbie" married Arthur Coslett Smith, and their house on 6 Sibley Place would later become the home of James Sibley Watson, Jr. and his wife Hildegarde Lasell Watson.