America Hairston WATKINS1

HAIRSTON.org ID#1316, b. 23 April 1847, d. 2 July 1917
Father*Thomas Hardin WATKINS b. 1810, d. Jan 1880
Mother*Letitia HAIRSTON b. a 1809, d. 22 Nov 1858
Birth*America Hairston WATKINS was born on 23 April 1847 in Virginia.2,3 
She was the daughter of Thomas Hardin WATKINS and Letitia HAIRSTON
Census 1850America Hairston WATKINS appeared on the 1850 census of Thomas Hardin WATKINS on 15 August 1850 in Henry County, Virginia.4

Census 1860America Hairston WATKINS appeared on the 1860 census of Thomas Hardin WATKINS on 31 July 1860 in Henry County, Virginia.5



Census 1870America Hairston WATKINS appeared on the 1870 census of Thomas Hardin WATKINS on 16 August 1870 in Horse Pasture, Ridgeway, Henry County, Virginia.2


Marriage*America Hairston WATKINS married George Hairston WATKINS, son of Peter Wilson WATKINS and Louisa Hardyman HAIRSTON, on 25 November 1874 in Henry County, Virginia. The Peter Wilson Watkins Bible: "At Oak Hill Henry County Va. Geo, Hairston Watkins to Mec H. Watkins on the 25th Novr 1874 by the Rev. Daniel Taylor".3,6,7,8 
Census 1880America Hairston WATKINS appeared on the 1880 census of George Hairston WATKINS on 3 June 1880 in Ridgeway, Henry County, Virginia; G. Hairston Watkins 33 superintendent of tobacco factory, America H. 31, Mary S 4, Louisa H H 5 mths.9

 
Census 1900America Hairston WATKINS appeared on the 1900 census of George Hairston WATKINS on 11 June 1900 in Ridgeway District, Henry County, Virginia; Hairston Watkins 54, America H 53 (wife of 26 years, 5 of her 7 children still living), Louise 20 (daughter), Littie H 10 (daughter).3

Census 1910America Hairston WATKINS appeared on the 1910 census of Mary T. WATKINS on 12 May 1910 in Horse Pasture, Henry County, Virginia; Mary T. Watkins 65, Judith S. 72 (sister), Ellen 61 (sister), America H. 63 (sister, widow), Mary S 34 (niece), Louise 30 (niece), Peter W 27 (nephew), Samuel H 25 (nephew), Louticia 20 (niece).10


 
Death*America Hairston WATKINS died on 2 July 1917 in Henry County, Virginia, at age 70.1 
Death Certficate*She was Death Certficate on 3 July 1917 in Henry County, Virginia.

Family

George Hairston WATKINS b. 6 Sep 1845, d. b 1910
Children
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Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S51] Death Certificate.
  2. [S1870] 1870 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  3. [S1900] 1900 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  4. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  5. [S1860] 1860 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  6. [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.
  7. [S3044] Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.
  8. [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
  9. [S1880] 1880 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  10. [S1910] 1910 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  11. [S22] Hairston, Elizabeth Seawell, The Hairstons and the Penns and Their Relations, Roanoke, Virginia 1940 https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=13164, Ancestry.com.
Last Edited15 Feb 2022