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George Thomas Watkins
Birth: Mar. 31, 1870
Anderson
Madison County
Indiana, USA
Death: Oct. 6, 1943
Boston
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

George spent his youth in Kansas with his father, stepmother and half-brother. In his teens he went to work as a newspaper reporter and printer. By age twenty-one he had left home for Indianapolis where he worked as a printer. After the death of his young wife Georgia in 1897 he moved to Boston in 1902. On Sept. 16, 1903 he married Gertrude H. Meister, originally from Nova Scotia. He worked for the Boston Globe newspaper as a lynotypist for the rest of his life save a few years in the 1920s when he worked for a newspaper in El Paso, Texas. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Preston Watkins (1842 - 1931)
  Martha Jane Mustard Watkins (____ - 1872)
 
 Spouse:
  Georgia E. Lewis Watkins (1872 - 1897)
 
 Children:
  Julian Lewis Watkins (1895 - 1980)*
 
 Siblings:
  George Thomas Watkins (1870 - 1943)
  Infants Of W & M.J. Watkins (1872 - 1872)*
  Charles Howard Watkins (1876 - 1951)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
Specifically: Ashes scattered over the Rocky Mountains, per his request to his son Julian.
 
Created by: Nanny
Record added: Nov 15, 2010
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George Thomas Watkins
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 Added: Nov. 21, 2010
 
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