Watkins Family

This information concerns two generations of the Watkins family.
1700-1800

 • Individuals are listed chronologically, and those in red show my line of descent.
 • Connections of collateral lines to main lines are indicated by linked names.
 • Generations within a family are separated by a series of asterisks.
 • Unknown or unsubstantiated data are marked with blanks or with question marks.

CAVEAT: Apart from census data, this information has not been confirmed entirely by my personal research, and mistakes are likely present, so use at your discretion.

   Enoch born: (about 1780) in VA
married: Catherine Thomas (January 15, 1808) in Shenandoah County, VA
children: William [Ann Potter], Archibald [Julia _?_], Singleton [Margaret _?_], Eli [Sarah Ann Brown] [Mary Ann St. Myers], Ellen [Elijah C. Sinclair], Addison [Amanda Wilson Jennings], Enoch Jr [Mary Collins], Catherine Jane [Elias William Walters], Rachel A. [Matthew B. Compton]
died: (before 1840) in Warren County, VA
buried:
census: On the 1810 census he was (age 16-25) in Shenandoah County, VA; on the 1820 census he was (age 26-45) in Shenandoah County, VA; on the 1830 census, he was (age 40-50) in Shenandoah County, VA; on the 1840 census, his widow was (age 50-60) in Warren County, VA
occupation:
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query: Is it possible that the Archibald Watkins who married Rhoda Cave (January 11, 1811) in Shenandoah County, VA, is related to this Enoch Watkins? perhaps a brother since Enoch named a son Archibald?

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   William
(children of Enoch Watkins and Catherine Thomas)
born: (October 31, 1808) in Shenandoah County, VA
married: Ann Potter (December 6, 1829) in Shenandoah County, VA
children: Sarah K., Elizabeth J. [James Sanford Rose], Miriam, Eleanor, William H. [Mary Elizabeth Ditter], Virginia [Charles D. Ewing], Rachel [George Savery], Amanda, James E. [Amelia J. _?_], Catherine [James Madison Courson]
died: (1890) in Brownsville, Licking County, OH
buried:
census: On the 1810 census, he was (under age 10) with his parents in Shenandoah County, VA; on the 1820 census, he was (age 10-15) with his parents in Shenandoah County, VA; on the 1830 census, he was (age 20-30) with his wife in Shenandoah County, VA; on the 1840 census, he was (age 30-40) with his wife in Licking County, OH; on the 1850 census, he was (age 43) with his wife in Licking County, OH; on the 1860 census, he was (age 52) with his wife in Licking County, OH; on the 1870 census, he was (age 62) with his wife in Licking County, OH; on the 1880 census, he was (age 73) with his wife in Licking County, OH
occupation: butcher (1850 and 1860) works at anything (1870) shoemaker (1880)
note: His wife (born May 13, 1809) was the daughter of William Potter. William moved to OH about 1832, as did his brother Singleton, with the Frush family.
   Archibald born: (about 1809) in Shenandoah County, VA
married: Julia _?_ ( ) in
children: Laura [Robert H. Jones]
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1810 census, he was (under age 10) with his parents in Shenandoah County, VA; on the 1820 census, he was (age 10-15) with his parents in Shenandoah County, VA; on the 1830 census, he was (age 15-20) with his parents in Shenandoah County, VA; on the 1840 census, he was; on the 1850 census, he was ; on the 1860 census, he was (age 53) with his wife in the household of Robert H. Jones in Baltimore County, MD; on 1870 census, he was (age 62) a widower in the household of Robert H. Jones in Baltimore County, MD; on the 1880 census, he was (age 73) and appears to be in an old folks home in Baltimore County, MD
occupation:
note:
   Singleton born: (April 18, 1811) in Shenandoah County, VA
married: Margaret _?_ ( ) in
children: Archibald [Mary E. A. Fogle], Sarah Catherine [Jordon Gideon Jones], Arthelia [Sylvester Merrill], VanMeter [Marietta Runnels], David, Aaron [Elizabeth Montgomery], Singleton Allen, Nancy D. [Wesley Linn], William E.
died: (February 16, 1861) in Richland, Fulton County, IN
buried: Richland Center Citizen Cemetery, Fulton County, IN
census: On the 1820 census, he was (under age 10) with his parents in Shenandoah County, VA; on the 1830 census he was (age 15-20) with his parents in Shenandoah County, VA; on the 1840 census, he was (age 20-30) with his wife in Perry County, OH; on the 1850 census, he was (age 34) with his wife in Perry County, OH; on the 1860 census, he was (age 44) with his wife in Fulton County, IN; on the 1870 census, his widow was (age 51) and her son William were in Fulton County, IN, while his children Singleton Allen and Nancy D. were with their sister Sarah Catherine and brother-in-law Jordon Gideon Jones in Marshall County, IN.
occupation: farmer
note: Wesley Linn, future husband of Nancy D. Watkins, was with his mother Mary Fredericks Lynn in Marshall County, IN, on the 1870 census. His father was Samuel Linn.
   Eli born: (about 1812) in Shenandoah County, VA
married: (a) Sarah Ann Brown (December 12, 1839) in Shenandoah County, VA
               (b) Mary Ann St. Myers (June 10, 1858) Warren County, VA
children: (a) Samuel Aaron [Mary Somerville Compton], Amanda [William Beverley Tharp] [James H. Dunn], Arthelia [Joseph K. Zombro], Lethia Ellen [William E. Clark], Sarah C. [John H. Riley], Mary V. [Isaiah Parnell]
               (b) John William and Lucy A. [William Vaught]
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1820 census, he was (under age 10) with his parents in Shenandoah County, VA; on the 1830 census, he was (age 10-15) with his parents in Shenandoah County, VA; on the 1840 census, he was (age 20-30) with his first wife in Warren County, VA; on the 1850 census, he was (age 38) with his first wife in Warren County, VA; on the 1860 census, he was (age 48) with his wife in Warren County, VA; on the 1870 census, he was (age 59) with his second wife in Warren County, VA; on the 1880 census, he was (age 69) with his second wife in Warren County, VA
occupation: farmer
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   Ellen born: (about 1813-1816) in Shenandoah County, VA
married: Elijah C. Sinclair (March 11, 1833) in Shenandoah County, VA
children: Jane E., Catherine [Archibald Manuel], Rachel Amanda, James William [Jane Elizabeth Thompson] [Annie Von Hagle], John N., Joseph E. [Melcina Downs], Susan T., Llewellyn [Margaret S. Casey]
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1820 census, she was (age 10-15) with her parents in Shenandoah County, VA; on the 1830 census, she was (age 15-20) with her parents in Shenandoah County, VA; on the 1840 census, she was (age 20-30) with her husband in Warren county, VA; on the 1850 census, she was (age 36) with her husband in Loudoun County, VA; on the 1860 census, she was (age ) with her husband in
note: Her husband's first marriage (December 28, 1829) was to Susan Mitchell in Fauquier County, VA. Her husband's third marriage (October 5, 1854) was to Marian Permilia Lunceford Hawes in Fauquier County, VA. The husband of Catherine was the son of George Manuel and Virginia Jane Watkins.
   Addison born: (September 27, 1819) in Shenandoah County, VA
married: Amanda Wilson Jennings (October 5, 1841) in Warren County, VA
children: Mary Ellen [James Wilson Collins], Octavia Wilson [Charles L. Smith], Vallonia Virginia [Zachariah James Compton], John E. N. [Laura C. Baugher], Lloyd Thomas [Malivda Atwood] [Lucy V. Manuel], Caroline Henrietta [Newton Lewis Cooper], Rachel Amanda [Newton Lewis Cooper], Bailey Addison [Annie E. Mall]
died: (February 27, 1892) in Warren County, VA
buried:
census: On the 1820 census, he was (under age 10) with his parents in Shenandoah County, VA; on the 1830 census, he was (age 10-15) with his parents in Shenandoah County, VA; on the 1840 census, he was (age 20-30) with his mother in Warren County, VA; on the 1850 census, he was (age 31) with his wife in Warren County, VA; on the 1860 census, he was (age 41) with his wife in Warren County, VA; on the 1870 census, he was (age 52) with his wife in Warren County, VA, on the 1880 census, he was (age 62) with his wife in Warren County, VA; on the 1900 census, his son John was in Rockingham County, VA, and his son Bailey was in Roanoke County, VA.
occupation: farmer
note: He served in the Confederate Army as a private in Company H, 146th Virginia Militia, 1st Regiment, 7th Brigade, Virginia Militia. His wife died (August 14, 1887) in Warren County, VA.
   Enoch Jr born: (November 3, 1820) in Shenandoah County, VA
married: Mary Collins (December 18, 1845) in Warren County, VA
children: none
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1840 census, he was age 15-20 with his mother in Warren County, VA; on the 1850 census, he was (age 30) with his wife in Warren County, VA; on the 1860 census, he was (age 40) with his wife in Warren County, VA; on the 1870 census, he was (age 50) with his wife in Warren County, VA; on the 1880 census, he was (age 60) with his wife in Warren County, VA
occupation: blacksmith
note: Sarah Collins was (age 40) in his household on the 1880 census.
   Catherine Jane
(Kitty)
born: (about 1822) in Shenandoah County, VA
married: Elias William Walters (April 8, 1841) in Warren County, VA
children: Sarah C. [John Anderson Mitchell Petit], James L., William T. [Elizabeth _?_], Rebecca A., Amanda Rachel Rosetta [George Washington Gill], Francis M., Dora A., Sherman, Ulysses G. [Rutha Bias]
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1830 census, she was (age 5-10) with her parents in Shenandoah County, VA; on the 1840 census, she was (age 15-20) with her mother in Warren County, VA; on the 1850 census, she was (age 27) with her husband in Warren County, VA; on the 1860 census, she was (age 38) with her husband in Warren County, VA; on the 1870 census, she was (age 46) with her husband in Cabell County, WV;
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   Rachel A. born: (about 1825) in Shenandoah County, VA
married: Matthew B. Compton (January 5, 1843) in Warren County, VA
children: Wilson M. [Rebecca Rudacille], Martha E. Ursula A., John G., Christian H., Eli E.
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1830 census, she was (under age 5) with her parents in Shenandoah County, VA; on the 1840 census, she was (age 15-20) with her mother in Warren County, VA; on the 1850 census, she was (age 25) with her husband in Warren County, VA; on the 1860 census, she was (age 35) with her husband in Warren County, VA
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married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
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