Lewis Alexander Watkins

Brief Life History of Lewis Alexander

When Lewis Alexander Watkins was born on 11 April 1911, in Rocky Point, Pender, North Carolina, United States, his father, Obed Alexander Watkins, was 28 and his mother, Margaret Irene Brown, was 27. He had at least 1 son with Sadie Belle Newkirk. He lived in Island Creek Township, Duplin, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. He died on 16 July 1954, in Wallace, Duplin, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Teachey, Duplin, North Carolina, United States.

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Lewis Alexander Watkins
1911–1954
Gertrude Bonham
1911–1993
Dorthy Wrey Watkins
1936–1981
Watkins
1939–1939
Carolyn Faye Watkins
1939–1941
Lewis Edward Watkins Jr.
1941–1942
Lewis Cedric Watkins
1941–1942

Sources (16)

  • Louis Watkin in household of Alix Watkin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lewis Watkins, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Levi Alexander Watkins, "North Carolina Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994"

World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

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1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: variant of Watkin , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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