John Elvis Watkins

26 April 1918–29 January 2000 (Age 81)
Central City, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

The Life of John Elvis

When John Elvis Watkins was born on 26 April 1918, in Central City, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States, his father, Albert Lee Watkins, was 30 and his mother, Effie May Mahan, was 35. He married Lily Turnbeaugh on 28 December 1938, in Iron, Utah, United States. He lived in Utah, United States in 1950. He died on 29 January 2000, in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Elvis Watkins
Lily Turnbeaugh
Marriage: 28 December 1938

Spouse and Children

28 December 1938
Iron, Utah, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Albert Lee Watkins





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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World

Age 3

Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Jhon Elvis Watkins, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • John E Watkins in household of A Lee Watkins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John E Watkins in household of Albert L Watkins, "United States Census, 1920"

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