James I Watkins

December 1871–16 February 1939 (Age 67)
Greene, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of James I

When James I Watkins was born in December 1871, in Greene, Indiana, United States, his father, Isaac Watkins, was 36 and his mother, Mary Ann "Polly" Livingston, was 31. He married Lillie Ann Martindale on 5 January 1898. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Beech Creek Township, Greene, Indiana, United States for about 50 years. He died on 16 February 1939, at the age of 67, and was buried in Newark, Beech Creek Township, Greene, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

James I Watkins
Lillie Ann Martindale
Marriage: 5 January 1898
Willard Watkins
Millard Watkins
Emma Watkins
Helen Watkins

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 January 1898
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 1
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
    1872 · The Amnesty Act
    Age 1
    A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 19
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    English and Welsh: variant of Watkin , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (6)

    • James Watkins, "United States Census, 1900"
    • James T. Watkins, "United States Census, 1930"
    • James I Watkins, "Find A Grave Index"

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