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Ulysses Vernon Watkins
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Birth: Dec. 26, 1899
Greensville County
Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 11, 1968
Greensville County
Virginia, USA

Ulysses (Lisher) Watkins was the oldest child of Adolphus and Mattie Jane Jefferson Watkins. He married Nannie Lane on 21 July 1920 in Emporia (Greensville County), VA.

Seven (7) children were born to this union, namely, Mattie Lucille Watkins Berry (b. 1 April 1921, d. 15 September 1992); Raymond Watkins (b. 1 September 1922, d. 31 July 1956); Gladys Inez Watkins Trotter; Lawrence Watkins (b. 16 September 1927, d. 14 August 1955); Wilma Louise Watkins Avent; Floyd Lee Watkins (b. 3 July 1934, d. 9 September 1992) and Shirley Mae Watkins (b. 30 December 1936, d. 1947).

Lisher lived in Emporia, Virginia and was employed as a trucker driver (local and long distance) until his retirement. 
 
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 Parents:
  Adolphus Watkins (1873 - 1938)
  Mattie Jane Jefferson Watkins (1876 - 1916)
 
 Spouse:
  Nannie Lane Watkins (1902 - 1977)
 
 Children:
  Mattie Watkins Berry (1921 - 1992)*
  Gladys Inez Watkins Trotter (1924 - 2006)*
  Lawrence E. Watkins (1927 - 1955)*
  Floyd Lee Watkins (1934 - 1992)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ulysses Vernon Watkins (1899 - 1968)
  Mary Catherine Watkins Hall (1902 - 1995)*
  Frank W. Watkins (1904 - 1928)*
  James Henry Watkins (1910 - 1957)*
  Anna Lee Watkins Darkins (1912 - 1977)*
  Emma Inez Watkins Parker (1918 - 1973)**
  Ethel Louise Watkins (1921 - 1992)**
  Julia Estelle Watkins Moore (1924 - 2005)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Jefferson Family Cemetery
Sussex County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Geri
Record added: Feb 06, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7154623
Ulysses Vernon Watkins
Added by: Geri
 
 
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