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John Wesley Watkins

  • Birth 25 Nov 1853 Horse Pasture, Henry County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 15 Nov 1896 Henry County, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Martinsville, Henry County, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 59766199

Father: William Joseph WATKINS

Mother: Elizabeth Jane "Eliza" CREASY

Spouse: Sarah Ann MINTER
1860 United States Federal Census
Horse Pasture, Henry, Virginia

1062/1088 Household Members:
Wm Watkins 33 VA -Laborer
Eliza Watkins 33 VA
Martha Watkins 9 VA
Jno Watkins 7 VA ***
Rebecca Watkins 1 VA
1870 United States Federal Census
Martinsville, Henry County, Virginia

97/97 Household Members:
Wm Watkins 43 VA -Farm Labor
Elizabeth Watkins 43 VA
Martha J. Watkins 17 VA
John W. Watkins 15 VA ***
Nannie Watkins 7 VA
James G. Watkins 4 VA
John Wesley WATKINS is a 3rd cousin, 3 generations distant, to Arthur Allen MOORE III via his grand father: John "Jack" WATKINS who married Nancy MOORE who was the granddaughter of our Revolutionary War Vet: William (and Elizabeth) MOORE II who purchased 240 acres on Marrowbone Creek (Henry County, Virginia) from Peter LEAK in 1790. William MOORE II was a private in James Tarrant's Company, under command of Major George Waller, of Colonel Abram Penn's Regiment of the Henry County, Virginia, Militia in the American Revolution.

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  • Maintained by: Arthur Allen Moore III
  • Originally Created by: deegraver
  • Added: 8 Oct 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59766199
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Wesley Watkins (25 Nov 1853–15 Nov 1896), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59766199, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Martinsville, Henry County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Arthur Allen Moore III (contributor 46828136) .