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Charles "Charlie Wadkins" Watkins
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Birth: Dec. 3, 1867
Jasper County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jul. 1, 1907
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA

Son of William Wadkins and Eliza McKeever,
his name was Charles Wadkins. (After he married he usually went by the spelling Watkins). He grew up in Jasper, and Shelby Counties, in Iowa. Around 1894, after his 2nd child was born, the family moved from Shelby Co., Iowa to the Minneapolis area. He was a locomotive fireman. He died in the Minneapolis Workhouse. Cause of death, strangulation,suspected suicide.

He left behind wife Ida Dell Tremain,
and their six young children :
Wm.Charles Watkins
Frank Jesse Watkins
Royal Benjamin Watkins Find A Grave Memorial# 3513379
Harry I. Watkins
Edward Robert Watkins
Clifford "Dude" Watkins

He is buried in an unmarked grave.
His wife Ida, who went by the name Della, died in 1911. She is buried in the same cemetery. Her name was mispelled on the death certificate, under the name Delia Watkins. When she died, their younger children were put in the Washburn Memorial Orphan Asylum. 
Family links: 
  William Wadkins (1840 - 1937)
  Eliza Ann McKeever Wadkins Watkins (1849 - 1869)
  Ida Della Tremaine Watkins (1871 - 1911)*
  Royal Benjamin Watkins (1894 - 1969)*
  Edward R Watkins (1901 - 1966)*
  Charles Watkins (1867 - 1907)
  Frank Wadkins (1876 - 1947)**
  Rutherford Birchard Wadkins (1879 - 1968)**
  Lula M Wadkins Cain (1890 - 1944)**
  Webster W Wadkins (1892 - 1964)**
  Dessie Wadkins Couch (1901 - 1974)**
*Calculated relationship
Minneapolis Pioneers & Soldiers Memorial Cemetery
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: LOT 25 BL W GR 36F-N
Created by: karen L.
Record added: Oct 27, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60689032
Charles Charlie Wadkins Watkins
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- R I P
 Added: Feb. 7, 2015

- karen L.
 Added: Oct. 27, 2010

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