Vernon Watkins Sr

Brief Life History of Vernon

When Vernon Watkins Sr was born on 5 November 1888, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Reece David Watkins, was 26 and his mother, Lydia May Rice, was 22. He married Della Ethel Crank in 1947, in Logan, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Magisterial District 3, Johnson, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Verdunville, Logan, West Virginia, United States for about 1 years. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 2 February 1974, in Logan, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Highland Memory Gardens, Chapmanville, Logan, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Vernon Watkins Sr
1888–1974
Della Ethel Crank
1903–1986
Marriage: 1947
Vernon Watkins Jr
1939–2019
Mary Lou Watkins
1945–1945

Sources (12)

  • Vernon Watkins, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Vernon Watkins, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Vernon Watkins, "West Virginia, Military Discharge Records, 1866-1990"

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1892 · The Radio is invented

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1912 · The Girl Scouts

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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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