George A. Watkins

22 November 1896–30 July 1984 (Age 87)
Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory, United States

The Life of George A.

When George A. Watkins was born on 22 November 1896, in Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory, United States, his father, George Gordon Watkins, was 38 and his mother, Lydia Susannah Thompson, was 22. He married Minnie Ray on 26 November 1916, in Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Pryor Creek, Mayes, Oklahoma, United States in 1908 and Hogan Township, Mayes, Oklahoma, United States for about 30 years. He died on 30 July 1984, at the age of 87, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Pryor, Mayes, Oklahoma, United States.

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George A. Watkins
Minnie Ray
Marriage: 26 November 1916
Allene Frances Watkins

Spouse and Children

26 November 1916
Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States


    Allene Frances Watkins


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Age 11

Oklahoma is the 46th state.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 23

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • George Watkins in household of Gordon Watkins, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George Watkins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George Watkins, "United States Census, 1920"

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