Elizabeth Crawford "Bessie" INGLES

HAIRSTON.org ID#2047, b. 1876, d. March 1952
Father*Capt. Cyrus Hyde INGLES1 b. 11 Sep 1828, d. 9 Apr 1889
Mother*Elizabeth Mclemore HAIRSTON1 b. 7 Jul 1843, d. 22 Apr 1930
Birth*Elizabeth Crawford "Bessie" INGLES was born in 1876 in Virginia.1,2 
She was the daughter of Capt. Cyrus Hyde INGLES and Elizabeth Mclemore HAIRSTON.1 
Census 1880Elizabeth Crawford "Bessie" INGLES appeared on the 1880 census of Capt. Cyrus Hyde INGLES on 2 June 1880 in District 30, Page 5, Martinsville, Henry, Virginia; Cyrus H. 50, Elizabeth 36, George 5, Bessie 4, Mary L. 2, Maud 1.2 
Census 1900Elizabeth Crawford "Bessie" INGLES appeared on the 1900 census of Elizabeth Mclemore HAIRSTON in 1900 in District 5, Clay Ward, Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia; she is a widow and has had 5 children and 4 are still living. She has 4 boarders and 3 servants.3

 
Census 1910Elizabeth Crawford "Bessie" INGLES appeared on the 1910 census of Elizabeth Mclemore HAIRSTON in 1910 in Monroe Ward, Richmond City, Virginia.4 
Married Name As of 19 June 1912,her married name was WATKINS. 
Marriage*Elizabeth Crawford "Bessie" INGLES married Charles Hunter WATKINS on 19 June 1912.1 
ObituaryTHE HENRY BULLETIN, Martinsville, Va., Fri., May 2, 1930, p. 5, col. 5 (edited).
Funeral services were held on Thursday afternoon for the late Mrs. Bettie Hairston Ingles, who died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Chas. H. Watkins, in Richmond Tuesday night, April 22nd, following a lingering illness, from the infirmities of old age, Mrs. Ingles being around 85 years old. Services were held at the Episcopal Church.
Mrs. Ingles was born, reared and spent most of her married life in Martinsville and Henry County, where she has many relatives and a host of friends. She is survived by her daughters, Mrs. Chas. H. Watkins, and son George Hairston Ingles, of Richmond, and the following grand children: Chas. H. Watkins and Misses Elizabeth and Katharine Watkins and Mrs. James Gallaher, all of Richmond. Relatives from Richmond, who were here for the funeral were Mrs. Chas. H. Watkins, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. H. Ingles, Mr. and Mrs. James Gallaher, Misses Elizabeth and Katharine Watkins and Mrs. Mary Darnell Harman.
(The obituary was copied from Findagrave Website page that was created by "deegraver" in 2009.) 
Death*Elizabeth Crawford "Bessie" INGLES died in March 1952. 
Burial*She was buried in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond City, Virginia

Family

Charles Hunter WATKINS b. 1859, d. Feb 1929
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Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [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.
  2. [S1880] 1880 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. [S1910] 1910 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
Last Edited18 Aug 2016