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Pocahantas "Pokie" Watkins
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Birth: 1862
Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 11, 1923
Morganton
Burke County
North Carolina, USA

Pocahantas, referred to as "Pokie" in the census, was born in VA. It is not yet known who her parents are. By 1880 she was living with her uncle and aunt, Green Berry and Caroline Matilda Watkins. Given this - her father would be John Wesley Watkins, Winston Watkins or George Washington Watkins - all three of them having died in the civil war.

She was admitted to the asylum in 1892 from Stokes county, NC at the age of 30 and unmarried. She remained there for the next 30 years and died of chronic interstitial nephritis with uremia (kidney failure).

 
 
Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/17340815/person/1075178049
 
Burial:
Broughton Hospital Cemetery
Morganton
Burke County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: Row 24, Grave 21
 
Created by: Suzannah McCuen
Record added: Sep 20, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58957224
Pocahantas Pokie Watkins
Added by: Suzannah McCuen
 
Pocahantas Pokie Watkins
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