George Emery Watkins jr

7 June 1928–30 October 1989 (Age 61)
Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United States

The Life of George Emery

George Emery Watkins jr was born on 7 June 1928, in Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United States. He died on 30 October 1989, in Riverside, Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, Riverside, California, United States.

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George Emery Watkins jr
Ida Ann bisby

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World Events (3)


Age 1

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.

Age 3

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1932 · The Miners Union

Age 4

After a contract proposal reducing wages by $1.10 a day, employees of the United Mine Workers came together and created the Progressive Miners of America in southern Illinois. After discontent arose over the 67 years of operation, the union was dissolved.

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)

  • George E Watkins, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • George Emery Watkins, "Find A Grave Index"
  • George E Watkins, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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