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Sarah Ann Minter Watkins

  • Birth 1858 Leatherwood, Henry County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 2 Jul 1936 Roanoke City, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Martinsville, Henry County, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 59765995

The Daily Bulletin, Friday, 3 July 1936, p. 5, col. 4.

Mrs. Sarah Anne Watkins, 78, native of Henry County, but for some years a resident of Roanoke, died Thursday at the home of her dau., Mr. W. R. Lynskey in that city, following several weeks illness.
Mrs. Watkins suffered a fractured hip in a fall while visiting her sister, Mrs. J. A. Stegall at Fieldale, from which she failed to recover.
She is the dau. of the late Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Minter of Leatherwood, where she was born and raised.
Surviving are the following children: J. W. Watkins, Reidsville, N.C.; J. H. Watkins, Roanoke; Mesdames E. T. Carter, W. R. Lynskey and Mrs. Mattie C. Woodall, all of Roanoke; Mrs. O. J. Alrff [sic], Salem and Mrs. C. I. Carter, Northfolk, W. Va.
Three brothers, James, Joe and Silas Minter, all of Leatherwood, two sisters, Mrs. J. A. Stegall, Fieldale, and Mrs. Julia Long, Leatherwood. Funeral services held from Church Street Primitive Baptist Church here. Burial at Oakwood.

[Ref. [Ref. Anne Vestal-Miller: THE MARRIAGE REGISTER OF HENRY COUNTY, VIRGINIA, VOLUME I, 1853-1878, pp. 74 & 75, 10 June 1877: Jno. W. Watkins, 23, Single, B. Henry Co., Son of W. J. & Eliza Watkins, married Sarah Ann Minter, 29, Single, B. Henry Co., Dau. of Jos. & Matilda Minter.

Ref. OAKWOOD CEMETERY LOT INDEX, Third Edition, Complied by the Martinsville Cemetery Assn., Sect. 4, Lot 21:
Sarah Ann Minter Watkins, 2/28/1857 - 7/2/1936; Sect. 4, Lot 31: J. T. Watkins, 11/28/1860 - 4/11/1932; John H. Watkins, 1/2/1925 - 2/19/1925; Naomi Elizabeth Watkins, 4/4/1863 - 5/8/1939].source Bruce Locke.


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  • Added: 8 Oct 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59765995
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sarah Ann Minter Watkins (1858–2 Jul 1936), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59765995, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Martinsville, Henry County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by deegraver (contributor 47071483) .