Alfred Watkins

9 July 1889–16 November 1913 (Age 24)
Marblehead, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Alfred

When Alfred Watkins was born on 9 July 1889, in Marblehead, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Henry James Watkins, was 33 and his mother, Harriett Elizabeth Dutra, was 37. He lived in Salem Ward 2, Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States in 1900 and Pepperell, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1910. He died on 16 November 1913, in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 24.

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Henry James Watkins
Harriett Elizabeth Dutra
Bessie Augusta Watkins
Alfred Watkins

Parents and Siblings

    Henry James Watkins


    Harriett Elizabeth Dutra




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 1

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 7

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.

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)

  • Alfred H Watkins in household of Harriett E Watkins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Alfred H Watkins in household of Frank Austin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Alfred H Watkins, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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