Nathaniel G. Watkins

21 June 1797–12 January 1842 (Age 44)
Peru, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Nathaniel G.

When Nathaniel G. Watkins was born on 21 June 1797, in Peru, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Gilbert N. Watkins, was 32 and his mother, Sarah Watkins, was 30. He married Anna Dayton about 1828, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Bedford Township, Monroe, Michigan, United States in 1840. He died on 12 January 1842, in Whiteford Township, Monroe, Michigan, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Monroe, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathaniel G. Watkins
1797–1842
Anna Dayton
1804–1863
Marriage: 1828
Gilbert Alexander Watkins
1828–1828
Stephen M Watkins
1829–1901
Deborah Ann Watkins
1830–1901
Sarah Lanica Watkins
1832–1833
Albert D. Watkins
1834–1834
Alvira Watkins
1836–1894
Sylvester Watkins
1838–1854
William Harrison Watkins
1841–1862

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1828
New York, United States
children

(8)

    Gilbert Alexander Watkins

    Male1828–1828Male

    Male1829–1901Male

    Deborah Ann Watkins

    Female1830–1901Female

    Sarah Lanica Watkins

    Female1832–1833Female

    Albert D. Watkins

    Male1834–1834Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(17)

+12 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 3

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 6

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812

Age 15

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

English (also frequent in Wales): patronymic from the personal name Watkin .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • N G Watkins, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Nathan Watkins, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Nathaniel G. Watkins - Probate record or will: birth-name: Nathaniel G. Watkins

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