John WATKINS, blacksmith, son of Thomas Watkins (d. 1806) of Caroline Co., Maryland, married Elizabeth RICHARDS, 1791 in Caroline Co.Shortly after their marriage they removed to Sussex Co. and settled in Northwest Fork Hundred.
I am descended from John and Elizabeth Watkins through their son William and his first wife, name unkown.
Would like to hear from descendants of this family.
Children of JOHN WATKINS and ELIZABETH RICHARDS of Caroline Co., MD and Sussex Co., DE:
1.CLEMENT WATKINS, Sr., born Abt. 1792 in Delaware; died 25 January 1857 in Green Hill, Warren Co., IN.He married MARY BUTLER 29 October 1823 in Dorchester Co., MD; born 14 January 1794 in Maryland; died 7 August 1883 in Green Hill, Warren Co., IN.
2.HENERITTA (Ritty) WATKINS, born Aft. 1794 in Delaware; died September 1845 in Sussex Co., DE.Unmarried.
3.WILLIAM WATKINS, born Aft. 1794 in Delaware; died March 1831 in Sussex Co., DE.He married (1) Unknown Abt. 1815-1817 (I think her father's name might have been JOSIAH).He married (2) MAHALA BUTLER 24 November 1823 in Dorchester Co., MD; born Abt. 1800 in Delaware; died May 1849 in Sussex Co., DE.
4.THOMAS WATKINS, born 13 November 1802 in Delaware; died 13 January 1884 in Battle Ground, Tippecanoe Co., IN.He married MAHALA BUTLER WATKINS (widow of his brother WILLIAM) Abt. 1834 in Delaware or Maryland; born Abt. 1800 in Delaware; died May 1849 in Sussex Co., DE.
5.ANN WATKINS, born 1804 in Delaware; died Aft. 1850 in unknown.She married WILLIAM STEWART 28 October 1845 in Sussex Co., DE; born Abt. 1800 in Delaware; died 16 January 1859 in Green Hill, Warren Co., IN.
6.ALLIFAIR (Allie) WATKINS, born 1 October 1809 in Delaware; died 26 September 1897 in Warren Co., IN.She married WILLIAM BANNING 30 January 1845 in Sussex Co., DE; born 9 December 1820 in Delaware; died 19 October 1866 in Warren Co., IN.
7.ELIZABETH WATKINS, born Abt. 1810 in Sussex Co., DE; died 30 November 1844 in Ross Co., OH.She married ROBERT TAYLOR 1 March 1833 in Kent Co., DE.
8.MARGARET WATKINS, born Unknown, died Unknown.
9.MARY WATKINS, born Unknown, died Unknown.She married WILLIAM H. HOLLOWAY.