John WATKINS1 ID#8316, d. about August 1765
Marriage*John WATKINS married Phebe HANCOCK, daughter of Samuel HANCOCK and Elizabeth JAMESON.1 
WillIn Samuel HANCOCK's will dated 1 September 1760 in Chesterfield County, Virginia, John WATKINS was named as executor; Mentions sons Samuel, William, Simon, daughters Frances Osborne, Sarah Jones, Mary Cobbs, Phebe Watkins, grandsons John Hancock (son of Samuel Hancock), Samuel Osborne (son of Frances Hancock Osborne), Samuel Watkins, granddaughters Sarah Moseley, Martha Waddell, Elizabeth Cobbs and Hanner Hancock. Executors are Simon Hancock and John Watkins (husband of Phebe Hancock Watkins).2,3
Will*He left a will on 26 November 1764 in Cumberland County, Virginia. Mentions wife Phebe, daughters Mary Moseley, Sarah Porter, Phebe Watkins, Betty Watkins, sons John Watkins, Edward Watkins, Samuel Watkins and Henry Watkins. - Cumberland County Will Book 1, page 307-310. FSL 7675920-173.1,4
Death*He died about August 1765 in Cumberland County, Virginia.1 
Probate*His estate was probated on 26 August 1765 in Cumberland County, Virginia.1 



Sources (

  1. [S3690] Will of John Watkins dated 26 November 1764, Cumberland County, Virginia Will Book 1, 1749-1769, page 307. Family History Library Film #007675920, image 173.
    , Family Search Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  2. [S3691] Will of Samuel Hancock dated 1 September 1760, Chesterfield County, Virginia Will Book 1, 1749-1765, pages 377-378. Family History Library Film #007644373, images 411-412., Family Search Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  3. [S3692] Ligon, William D. Jr. The Ligon Family And Connections, Volume II. 1957, Shipman, Virginia., Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  4. [S3730] Katherine Waits Ewing Collection ca. 1920-1979, Manuscripts Department, Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, Tennessee, unknown repository.
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