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Descendants of Joseph Watkins

                Joseph Watkins       "My Great-G-G-G-G-Grandparents"                       Fannie ?

Generation No. 1

1.  JOSEPH1 WATKINS was born Abt. 1750, and died Bef. August 21, 1829.  He married FANNIE ??.  She was born Aft. May 1829.
Children of JOSEPH WATKINS and FANNIE ?? are:
2. i. HENRY2 WATKINS, b. Abt. 1777, NC; d. Bet. 1855 - 1870, Pickens Co.  SC.
 ii. EASTER WATKINS.
 iii. ALCEA WATKINS.
 iv. JANE WATKINS.
 v. CASEY WATKINS.
 vi. THOMAS WATKINS.
 vii. FRANCES WATKINS.

Generation No. 2

                 Henry Watkins   "My Great-G-G-G-Grandparents"                   Hanna Johnson

2.  HENRY2 WATKINS (JOSEPH1) was born Abt. 1777 in NC, and died Bet. 1855 - 1870 in Pickens Co.  SC.  He married HANNAH JOHNSON Abt. 1805.  She was born Abt. 1777.
Children of HENRY WATKINS and HANNAH JOHNSON are:
3. i. HESKIT3 WATKINS, SR, b. 1804, NC; d. 1880, Ga.
 ii. JOSEPH WATKINS.
 iii. SAMUEL WATKINS.
4. iv. ABNER WATKINS, SR, b. December 23, 1808, S. C.; d. January 24, 1880, Gilmer Co. Ga.
5. v. HENRY WATKINS, JR, b. Abt. 1812, S. C..
 vi. REBECCA WATKINS.

Generation No. 3

            Heskit Watkins Sr.       "My Great-G-G-Grandparents"                 Rebecca Simpson

3.  HESKIT3 WATKINS, SR (HENRY2, JOSEPH1) was born 1804 in NC, and died 1880 in Ga.  He married REBECCA SIMPSON.  She was born 1806 in S. C., and died Bef. 1880 in Ga.
Children of HESKIT WATKINS and REBECCA SIMPSON are:
6. i. HESKET HART4 WATKINS, JR, b. March 26, 1831, NC; d. October 06, 1881, Ellijay, GA.
7. ii. JAMES WARREN R.D. WATKINS, b. 1833.
 iii. NEWTON WATKINS, b. 1838.
 iv. RUBEN WATKINS, b. 1841.
 v. WILLIAM SIMPSON WATKINS, b. October 02, 1844, Ga; d. December 05, 1907, Ga.
 vi. MARY LUCRETIA WATKINS, b. February 06, 1849, Ga; d. May 04, 1933, Texas.

4.  ABNER3 WATKINS, SR (HENRY2, JOSEPH1) was born December 23, 1808 in S. C., and died January 24, 1880 in Gilmer Co. Ga.  He married NANCY SMITH Abt. 1829 in Gilmer Co. Ga.
5.  HENRY3 WATKINS, JR (HENRY2, JOSEPH1) was born Abt. 1812 in S. C..  He married REBECCA ?? Abt. 1833 in SC.

Generation No. 4

           Hesket Watkins       "My Great-G- Grandparents"                   Lucinda Davis

6.  HESKET HART4 WATKINS, JR (HESKIT3, HENRY2, JOSEPH1) was born March 26, 1831 in NC, and died October 06, 1881 in Ellijay, GA.  He married LUCINDA NANCY DAVIS, daughter of WILLIAM DAVIS and MARGARET ??.  She was born May 01, 1832 in NC, and died January 03, 1921 in Ellijay, GA.

Children of HESKET WATKINS and LUCINDA DAVIS are:
 i. ANDREW MITCHEL5 WATKINS, b. November 13, 1851; m. NANCY ANN KELLEY; b. August 05, 1848.
 ii. ALCY WATKINS, b. January 1853; m. ROBERT B. TUCK, 1876; b. 1851.
 iii. GEORGE F. W. WATKINS, b. March 04, 1854; d. October 07, 1937.
9. iv. REBECCA JANE WATKINS, b. October 21, 1855, Fannin Co., GA; d. May 08, 1934, Gilmer Co. Ga.
 v. JOSEPH WATKINS, b. March 1857; m. RUTH BARNS, 1879; b. 1860.
 vi. MARGARET WATKINS, b. September 1858; m. JAMES POWELL, December 29, 1878; b. September 1858.
 vii. RHODA WATKINS, b. September 1860; d. 1946; m. ISSAC BARNES, 1883; b. May 1862; d. January 20, 1941.
 viii. WILLIAM H. WATKINS, b. July 03, 1863; d. January 25, 1950; m. RACHAEL E. GENTRY, 1887; b. July 01, 1860; d. November 01, 1953.
10. ix. ROBERT WATKINS, b. March 17, 1866, Gilmer Co. Ga; d. September 24, 1937.
11. x. JAMES LAFAYETTE WATKINS, b. September 15, 1869, Gilmer Co. Ga; d. December 25, 1925, Ga.
 xi. MARY MAGDALENE WATKINS, b. 1873; m. BART FIELDS.

7.  JAMES WARREN R.D.4 WATKINS (HESKIT3, HENRY2, JOSEPH1) was born 1833.  He married HARIET JANE KEY.
8.  ZEMERIAH4 WATKINS (HENRY3, HENRY2, JOSEPH1) was born August 1846 in Ga, and died July 05, 1924.  He married (1) LOUEASEY COLLINS.    He married (2) TANSEY HORTON 1886.

Generation No. 5


           Rebecca Jane Watkins           "My Great-Grandparents"                    Alfred Stokes

9.  REBECCA JANE5 WATKINS (HESKET HART4, HESKIT3, HENRY2, JOSEPH1) was born October 21, 1855 in Fannin Co., GA, and died May 08, 1934 in Gilmer Co. Ga.  She married ALFRED MASON STOKES December 24, 1872, son of BENJAMIN STOKES and SARAH HOLCOMB.  He was born August 14, 1854 in S. C., and died February 21, 1922 in Gilmer Co. Ga.
Children of REBECCA WATKINS and ALFRED STOKES are:
14. i. LULA JANE6 STOKES, b. July 10, 1876, Elijay, Gilmer, Georgia; d. January 11, 1916, Elijay, Gilmer, Georgia.
 ii. SUSAN J STOKES, b. 1877.
15. iii. FAYETTE H. STOKES, b. 1878, Ga; d. Aft. 1920.
16. iv. JOHN W. STOKES, b. April 1880, Ga; d. Aft. 1920.
17. v. ROBERT T. STOKES, b. April 1882, Ga; d. Aft. 1910.
 vi. ALICE STOKES, b. July 1887.
18. vii. VICTORIA STOKES, b. March 1890.
 viii. HENRY T. STOKES, b. May 1896.
10.  ROBERT5 WATKINS (HESKET HART4, HESKIT3, HENRY2, JOSEPH1) was born March 17, 1866 in Gilmer Co. Ga, and died September 24, 1937.  He married NANCY ELIZABETH WEAVER August 26, 1886.  She was born May 05, 1857 in Ga, and died April 19, 1929
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11.  JAMES LAFAYETTE5 WATKINS (HESKET HART4, HESKIT3, HENRY2, JOSEPH1) was born September 15, 1869 in Gilmer Co. Ga, and died December 25, 1925 in Ga.  He married LOUISA ADELINE NELSON July 22, 1888 in Ga.  She was born April 10, 1869 in Ga, and died May 01, 1935 in Ga.
Children of JAMES WATKINS and LOUISA NELSON are:
 i. MINNIE LEE6 WATKINS, b. August 03, 1889; d. November 28, 1971.
 ii. EFFIE MAE WATKINS, b. May 03, 1892; d. January 25, 1924.
 iii. BONNIE PEARL WATKINS, b. June 06, 1895; d. January 30, 1989.
20. iv. OSCAR GRADY WATKINS, b. July 17, 1897, Ga; d. January 21, 1981, Ga
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12.  RANSON5 WATKINS (JAMES WARREN R.D.4, HESKIT3, HENRY2, JOSEPH1) was born 1862 in Ga.  He married HARRIET MATILDA WEAVER.

Generation No. 6


             Lular Jane Stokes                "My Grandparents"              Henry Monterville Collis

14.  LULA JANE6 STOKES (REBECCA JANE5 WATKINS, HESKET HART4, HESKIT3, HENRY2, JOSEPH1) was born July 10, 1876 in Elijay, Gilmer, Georgia, and died January 11, 1916 in Elijay, Gilmer, Georgia.  She married HENRY MONTERVILLE COLLIS Abt.  He was born March 21, 1874 in Cherokee NC,.

Children of LULA STOKES and HENRY COLLIS are:
 i. AMANDA V7 COLLIS, b. Abt. 1896; d. April 03, 1956, Rossville, Ga; m. SWAFFORD.
 ii. JAMES THOMAS COLLIS, b. May 03, 1897, Elijay, Gilmer, Georgia; d. February 13, 1989, Pleasant Hill, Gordon Co, Ga; m. CALLIE IDA MASON, May 28, 1916, Gordon County, Ga; b. September 26, 1897, Elijay, Gilmer, Georgia; d. May 03, 1984, Pleasant Hill, Gordon Co, Ga.
 iii. REBECCA B. COLLIS, b. Abt. 1900; m. TOM WEAVER.
 iv. EVIE BELL COLLIS, b. Abt. 1902, Elijay, Gilmer, Georgia; d. October 11, 1950, Cairo,Ga; m. EVERETTE WILLIAM BEASLEY, December 24, 1923, Sylvester, Ga; b. January 03, 1906, Ware County, Ga; d. November 26, 1997, Ocalla,Fla.
 v. BERTHA COLLIS, b. January 13, 1905, Elijay, Ga.; d. June 20, 1925, Chickamauga, Ga; m. STEWART BRYAN ROBERTSON, SR, June 09, 1922, Chattanooga, Tenn.; b. March 04, 1898, SC
 
             Millie Ann Collis                    " My Parents"            Stewart Bryan Robertson

vi. MILLIE ANN COLLIS, b. October 08, 1907, Elijay, Gilmer, Georgia; d. January 25, 1996, Crawfordville, Florida; m. STEWART BRYAN ROBERTSON, SR, October 15, 1926, Chickamauga, Georgia; b. March 04, 1898, Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina3; d. August 09, 1963, Cairo, Grady, Georgia4.
 vii. MYRTLE COLLIS, b. January 11, 1910, Ellijay, Ga.5; d. March 1983, Walters, Okla5; m. (1) ERNIE MCMURTREY; b. January 12, 1892; d. December 1975; m. (2) GILBERT CARROLL.
 viii. ARCHIE TILLMAN COLLIS, b. February 09, 1912; d. February 12, 1916, Gordon Co, Ga.
 ix. ELMAN COLLIS, b. Abt. 1916; m. EFFIE WELCH.

15.  FAYETTE H.6 STOKES (REBECCA JANE5 WATKINS, HESKET HART4, HESKIT3, HENRY2, JOSEPH1) was born 1878 in Ga, and died Aft. 1920.  He married EMMA.
16.  JOHN W.6 STOKES (REBECCA JANE5 WATKINS, HESKET HART4, HESKIT3, HENRY2, JOSEPH1) was born April 1880 in Ga, and died Aft. 1920.  He married MAGGIE.
17.  ROBERT T.6 STOKES (REBECCA JANE5 WATKINS, HESKET HART4, HESKIT3, HENRY2, JOSEPH1) was born April 1882 in Ga, and died Aft. 1910.  He married SARAH.
18.  VICTORIA6 STOKES (REBECCA JANE5 WATKINS, HESKET HART4, HESKIT3, HENRY2, JOSEPH1) was born March 1890.  She married STOKES.
Children of VICTORIA STOKES and STOKES are:
 i. LILLY ELIZABETH7 STOKES, b. 1906.
 ii. MARGIE LUELLEN STOKES, b. 1909.

19.  JAMES HARRISON6 WATKINS (ROBERT5, HESKET HART4, HESKIT3, HENRY2, JOSEPH1) was born November 12, 1888 in Ga, and died August 05, 1924 in Ga.  He married VELMA KATIE BYRD November 16, 1915 in Cartersville, {Bartow} Ga.  She was born September 12, 1887 in Ga, and died April 20, 1971.

20.  OSCAR GRADY6 WATKINS (JAMES LAFAYETTE5, HESKET HART4, HESKIT3, HENRY2, JOSEPH1) was born July 17, 1897 in Ga, and died January 21, 1981 in Ga.  He married MINNIE ESTEL YOUNG December 22, 1929 in Ga.  She was born June 04, 1909 in Ga, and died December 20, 1978 in Ga.
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21.  HONNOR MARANDA6 WATKINS (RANSON5, JAMES WARREN R.D.4, HESKIT3, HENRY2, JOSEPH1) was born June 25, 1889, and died 1982 in Gilmer Co. Ga.  She married JAMES IRA GENTRY.  He was born November 06, 1885, and died 1933.

22.  WILLIAM ANNIS6 WATKINS (MILES5, ZEMERIAH4, HENRY3, HENRY2, JOSEPH1) was born 1902, and died 1985.  He married MARY ANN SLUDER.  She was born 1902.


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