Selma Lucille Watkins

Female21 November 1907–12 December 1992

Brief Life History of Selma Lucille

When Selma Lucille Watkins was born on 21 November 1907, in Rock Creek Township, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States, her father, Wesley Oliver Watkins, was 25 and her mother, Amy Lou Waugh, was 18. She lived in North Wilkesboro, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States in 1992. She died on 12 December 1992, in Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Mountlawn Memorial Park, North Wilkesboro, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States.

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Selma Lucille Watkins

Sources (8)

  • Selma L Wadkins in household of Wesly O Wadkins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Selma Lucille Watkins, "North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000"
  • Selma Lucille Watkins Harris, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 11

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.


Age 24

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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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