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William E. Watkins

Male abt. 1788 -


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  • Born  abt. 1788  Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Person ID  I187  Nashville
    Last Modified  22 Feb 2008 

    Family  Rebecca  [1
    Children 
    >1. Jane Elizabeth Watkins,   b. 11 Apr 1825, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1909, St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  22 Feb 2008 
    Family ID  F64  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • had a 600 acre farm six miles west of Nashville in Davidson County, along the Charlotte Turnpike. Watkins owned stock in the 3,000+ acre Piney Furnace in Dickson County and real estate in Nashville. [2]

  • Sources 
    1. [S47] James Carroll Napier (1845 - 1940): From Plantation to the City, Lovett, Bobby L., (The Southern Elite and Social Change, University of Arkansas Press, 2002), 73.
      Rebecca was his slave.

    2. [S47] James Carroll Napier (1845 - 1940): From Plantation to the City, Lovett, Bobby L., (The Southern Elite and Social Change, University of Arkansas Press, 2002), 74.