Isaiah Watkins

20 November 1925–14 December 1995 (Age 70)
West Virginia, United States

The Life of Isaiah

When Isaiah Watkins was born on 20 November 1925, his father, Marshall Watkins, was 41 and his mother, Gillie Clark, was 23. He had at least 1 son with Lillie Ann Millirones. He lived in Northfork, McDowell, West Virginia, United States in 1930 and North Fork Magisterial District, McDowell, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 14 December 1995, in West Virginia, United States, at the age of 70.

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Isaiah Watkins
Lillie Ann Millirones
Isaiah Mark Watkins

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    Raymond Watkins


    Bertha Watkins


    Nathaniel Clark Watkins



    Bertha Watkins


World Events (8)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 4

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 19

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

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 (2)

  • Isiah Watkins in household of Marshall Watkins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Isiah Watkins in household of Marshall Watkins, "United States Census, 1930"

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