Earl Bevlin Watkins

1 December 1920–10 October 2003 (Age 82)
Fariston, Laurel, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Earl Bevlin

When Earl Bevlin Watkins was born on 1 December 1920, in Fariston, Laurel, Kentucky, United States, his father, Jake M. Watkins, was 27 and his mother, Samantha Edwards, was 22. He had at least 2 sons with Dessie Slusher. He died on 10 October 2003, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Mount Moriah, Clermont, Ohio, United States.

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Earl Bevlin Watkins
Dessie Slusher
Earl Bevlin Watkins Jr
Kenneth Watkins

Spouse and Children



    Earl Bevlin Watkins Jr



Parents and Siblings

    Jake M. Watkins





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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 6

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 22

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

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)

  • Earl Walkins in household of Jacob M Walkins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Earl Watkins in household of Jake Watkins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Earl Watkins in household of Jake Watkins, "United States Census, 1920"

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