Nancy "Nannie" Wilson WATKINS

HAIRSTON.org ID#94, b. 19 May 1848, d. 1909
Father*Peter Wilson WATKINS1 b. 23 Jul 1816, d. 17 Feb 1890
Mother*Louisa Hardyman HAIRSTON b. 1 Apr 1821, d. 23 Jul 1873
Birth*Nancy "Nannie" Wilson WATKINS was born on 19 May 1848 in Shawnee, Henry, Virginia. Peter W. Watkins Bible: "Nancy Wilson Watkins Daughter of P. W. & L. H. Watkins was born 18th May 1845".2,3 
She was the daughter of Peter Wilson WATKINS and Louisa Hardyman HAIRSTON.1 
Census 1850Nancy "Nannie" Wilson WATKINS appeared on the 1850 census of Peter Wilson WATKINS on 1 October 1850 in Henry County, Virginia.4

 
Census 1860Nancy "Nannie" Wilson WATKINS appeared on the 1860 census of Peter Wilson WATKINS on 28 August 1860 in Horse Pasture, Henry County, Virginia.5

 
Marriage*Nancy "Nannie" Wilson WATKINS married George Stovall HAIRSTON Jr., son of Dr. George Stovall HAIRSTON and Matilda M. MARTIN, on 23 November 1869. The following the Index to marriage Notices in The Southern Churchman - 1835-1941...."Hairston, George S., and Nannie W. Watkins, both of Henry Co., Va., by the Rev. Jno. R. Lee, at Shawnee, the residence of the bride's father. So. Ch., Jan. 6, 1870 ". Later they lived at Hordsville..2,6,1,3 
Census 1870Nancy "Nannie" Wilson WATKINS appeared on the 1870 census of George Stovall HAIRSTON Jr. in 1870 in Horse Pasture, Henry, Virginia; George S 25, Nannie W 21, Mary Walker 40 (clerk), Mary Hairston (black servant).7

 
Census 1880*Nancy "Nannie" Wilson WATKINS appeared on the census of 1880 in Horse Pasture, Henry, Virginia, Nannie R. Hairston 32 a farmer, George 9, Peter 6, Mattie 4.8

 
Census 1900*She appeared on the census of 1900 in District 48, Page 5, Horse Pasture, Henry, Virginia, Nannie 52, George 28, Mattie 23, Peter 25 (Nannie indicates that she had only 3 children and all are living).9

 
Death*She died in 1909. 
Burial*She was buried in Hordsville Plantation Cemetery, Henry County, Virginia.10 

Family

George Stovall HAIRSTON Jr. b. 11 Mar 1845, d. Sep 1876
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Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [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.
  2. [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.
  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, Richmond, Virginia.
  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. [S3036] Index to Marriage Notices in The Southern Churchman 1835-1941, The Historical Records Survey of Virginia, May 1942.
  7. [S1870] 1870 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  8. [S1880] 1880 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  9. [S1900] 1900 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  10. [S16] Hordsville Plantation Cemetery, Henry County, Virginia.
Last Edited16 Aug 2021