Louella Watkins

19 March 1892–1952 (Age 59)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Louella

When Louella Watkins was born on 19 March 1892, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Henry Clay Watkins, was 31 and her mother, Etta Lucinda Caroline Perkins, was 24. She had at least 5 sons and 7 daughters with Custus Alec Riddle. She lived in Roodhouse, Greene, Illinois, United States in 1930 and Roodhouse Township, Greene, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died in 1952, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Custus Alec Riddle
Louella Watkins
Jesse Albert Riddle
Leila Riddle
Vela Edna Riddle
Stella Mae Riddle
Gladys Lucille Riddle
Clarence Wilbert Riddle
Hazel Riddle
Kenneth L Riddle
Keith L Riddle
Betty Joyce Riddle
John Henry Riddle
Doris J Riddle

Spouse and Children



    Jesse Albert Riddle


    Leila Riddle


    Vela Edna Riddle


    Stella Mae Riddle


    Gladys Lucille Riddle


+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 8

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 16

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.

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)

  • Li** E Watkins in household of Henry C Watkins, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lulla Riddle in household of Custus Riddle, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Luella Riddle in household of Custus A Riddle, "United States Census, 1920"

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