Joseph Magruder Watkins

1806–1884 (Age 78)
Montgomery, Maryland, United States

The Life of Joseph Magruder

When Joseph Magruder Watkins was born in 1806, in Montgomery, Maryland, United States, his father, Thomas Spencer Watkins, was 37 and his mother, Catherine Magruder, was 25. He married Lavenia Penn on 22 January 1833, in Rutherford, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870. He died in 1884, in Rutherford, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Rutherford, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Magruder Watkins
1806–1884
Margaret H Linster
1825–1887
Marriage: 23 December 1851
John William Watkins
1836–1907
Malinda Watkins
1841–1912
Jas Watkins
1846–
E Watkins
1848–
Annie Elizabeth Watkins
1852–1917
Harry Leinster Watkins
1855–1924
E Watkins
1860–
E. Watkins
1860–
Lee Wilson Watkins
1865–1947

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 December 1851
Murfreesboro, Rutherford, Tennessee, United States
children

(9)

    John William Watkins

    Male1836–1907Male

    Malinda Watkins

    Female1841–1912Female

    Jas Watkins

    Male1846–Male

    E Watkins

    Female1848–Female

    Annie Elizabeth Watkins

    Female1852–1917Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Spencer Watkins

    Male1769–1858Male

    Catherine Magruder

    Female1781–1811Female

siblings

(4)

    Wilson Lee Watkins

    Male1802–1861Male

    Male1806–1884Male

    Greenbury Magruder Watkins

    Male1808–1876Male

    Robert White Watkins

    Male1810–1845Male

World Events (8)

1808

Age 2

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812

Age 6

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 24

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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)

  • Joseph Watkins, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Joseph Watkins, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Joseph Watkins, "United States Census, 1850"

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