Emily Sibley Watson

Emily Sibley Watson, 1855-1945

Youngest child of Hiram Sibley and Elizabeth Maria Tinker Sibley. Emily Sibley married Isaac S. Averell in 1876.  They had two children, born 11 months apart, Elizabeth Louise Averell (1877-1886) and James G. Averell (1877-1904).  Emily and Isaac separated ca. 1883, and were divorced in 1891.  Later that year, Emily married James Sibley Watson, son of her father's partner Don Alonzo Watson. Together, Emily and "Jimmie" had one son, James Sibley Watson, Jr.