John Dupuy WATKINS1

HAIRSTON.org ID#1315, b. 4 March 1782, d. 8 February 1858
Father*Thomas WATKINS2
Mother*Magdalene DUPUY2
Birth*John Dupuy WATKINS was born on 4 March 1782 in Virginia.3,4 
He was the son of Thomas WATKINS and Magdalene DUPUY.2 
Marriage*John Dupuy WATKINS married Nancy "Nanie" WILSON, daughter of Peter WILSON and Sallie ELLIS, on 2 April 1807.5,3,6 
Census 1810*John Dupuy WATKINS appeared on the census of 1810 in Rockingham County, North Carolina, John Watkins, Males under 10 1, 26-44 1, Females under 10 1, 16-25 2.7
Census 1820*He appeared on the census of 1820 in Rockingham County, North Carolina, John Watkins, Males under 10 2, 16-25 1, 26-44 1, Females under 10 4, 10-15 1, 26-44 1, Slaves 11.8
Relocated*He relocated to Henry County, Virginia, about 1821. 
Property*On 15 June 1822, John Watkins borrowed $200 from Robert Galloway and puts up a slave named Joe as collateral. Rockingham County, North Carolina Deed Book X, page 27-28. Family History Library Film #007517701, image 319.
PropertyOn 7 March 1822, John Watkins sells a 310 acre parcel of land in Rockingham County, North Carolina to Joseph L. Allen. Rockingham County Deed Book Y, page 241-243. Family History Library Film #007517701, image 651-652.
Census 1830*He appeared on the census of 1830 in Henry County, Virginia, John Watkins Sen., Males 10-14 1, 20-29 1, 40-49 1, Females 10-14 1, 15-19 3, 40-49 1, Slaves 6.9
Census 1840*He appeared on the census of 1840 in Henry County, Virginia, John Watkins: Males 10-14 1, 50-59 1, Females 50-59 1, Free Colored male under 10 1, Slaves 8.10
PropertyOn 15th Match 1841, John Watkins, of Henry County, Virginia, sells 230 acres of land in Rockingham County, North Carolina to Azariah G, Morton for $800. Rockingham County Deed Book 2nd L, pages 483-484. Family History Library Film #007517704, images 599-600.
Census 1850*He appeared on the census of 23 September 1850 in Henry County, Virginia; John Watkins 69, Nancy Watkins 65.4
Death*He died on 8 February 1858 at age 75.3 

Family

Nancy "Nanie" WILSON b. 4 Mar 1786, d. 26 Sep 1854
Children

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S3732] Hairston-Perkins-Watkins Family 1796-1909, Archives and manuscripts Room. Library of Virginia, Call Number 40033 - Family genealogy notebooks by Robert Gray sent to a decendant of Robert Hairston on 10 December 1909 from Dublin, Virginia., Library of Virginia - http://www.lva.virginia.gov
  2. [S3687] Dupuy, B. H. (Benjamin Hunter), b. 1845, and Henry Dudley Teetor. The Huguenot Bartholomew Dupuy And His Descendants. Louisville, Ky.: Courier-journal job printing co., 1908. https://hdl.handle.net/2027/loc.ark:/13960/t7zk5d638, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  3. [S3544] Watkins Family Bible record, 1782-1983. Bible of Peter Wilson Watkins, of Shawnee Plantation, Henry County, Virginia. The Library of Virginia, 32502 MBRC 28., Library of Virginia - http://www.lva.virginia.gov
  4. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  5. [S24] Hall, Wm. Kearney 1918-. Descendants of Nicholas Perkins of Virginia. 1957 Ann Arbor, Michigan.
    https://hdl.handle.net/2027/wu.89069618338, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  6. [S3717] Coleman, Daniel and Cody, Lucillius Lewis - Lumpkin-Wilson or John Wilson, 1740-1820, of Pittsylvania County, Va. - 1929 FSL 721808, Family Search Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  7. [S1810] 1810 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  8. [S1820] 1820 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  9. [S1830] 1830 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  10. [S1840] 1840 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
Last Edited5 Jun 2023