2.JOHN COE2 WATKINS (REZIN1) was born February 22, 1811 in Fredricks Co., Maryland, and died November 18, 1879 in Center Township, St. Joseph Co., Indiana.He married SARAH ANN KOLLAR April 19, 1832 in Tuscarawas Co., Ohio, daughter of ADAM KOLLAR and HESTER SWINEHART. Notes for JOHN COE WATKINS: In 1816 he moves with his parents to Jefferson Co,. Ohio, near Stubenville, and in 1824 moved to Carroll Co., Ohio.When 15 years of age he united himself to the M.E. Church.About 18 yaears of age he went to learn the blacksmith trade with Michael Kollar of Tuscarawas County, Ohio. The following quotation is taken from the old family Bible, as written therein by John Coe Watkins, quote: "My father, Rezin Watkins, was born in Fredricks Co., Maryland, and when he was about 21 years old he married my mother, Aletha German.He was of Holland descent and my mother's parentage was English. She was born in Virginia and was taken to Maryland when two years old." On April 19, 1832, he married Sarah Ann Kollar. info written by Florence Watkins Crull Doolittle. She was Ezra's daughter. More About JOHN COE WATKINS: Burial: Buskirk Cemetary, South Bend, Ind Census: 1850, Fairfield Twnsp, Tuscarawas Co, Ohio Children of JOHN WATKINS and SARAH KOLLAR are:
LOUISA3 WATKINS, b. February 10, 1830; d. March 25, 1895; m. HANSON G. MANGUN, October 09, 1851, New Philadelphia, Ohio.
Notes for LOUISA WATKINS: Married Hanson Mangun, 9 October 1851, at the home of the bride near New Philadelphia, Ohio, by Rev. English.Lousia died 25 march 1895. Hanson died 20 November 1904.9 children.
HEZEKIAH WATKINS, b. February 12, 1833, Ohio; d. Bet. July 1863 - 1865, Vicksburg, Miss.; m. CATHERINE ULLERY, January 15, 1857.
Notes for HEZEKIAH WATKINS: A Civil War Veteran: died 16 July 1865, buried in Vicksbur, Mississippi.Married Catherine Ullery, 15 January 1857. She died 22 August 1902.4 children.
ADAM WATKINS, b. June 24, 1837, Fairfield Twp, Tuscarawas Co, Ohio; m. ANA GILMAN, April 11, 1861.
Notes for ADAM WATKINS: Born 24 June 1837l narrued Ana Gilman.5 children
ROSETTA WATKINS, b. September 06, 1840; d. March 20, 1926; m. JACOB RHOADS, December 13, 1857.
Notes for ROSETTA WATKINS: Born 6 September 1840, married Jacob Rhoads, 13 December 1857.She died 20 March 1926. Jacob died 11 December 1906.8 children.
GEORGE WATKINS, b. March 20, 1843, Tuscarawas Co., Ohio; d. August 09, 1922, Silver Creek Twp., Harper Co, Kansas; m. MARY C. ULLERY, January 01, 1867.
Notes for GEORGE WATKINS: Born 20 March 1843, married Mary Ullery, 1 January 1867.Mary died 25 june 1902.George died 4 August 1922.3 children. George was a Civil War Veteran and was seriously injured
LEE (HIRAM) WATKINS, b. August 14, 1845, Ohio; d. January 23, 1920, St Joseph Co., Indiana.
HESTER WATKINS, b. July 27, 1848.
Notes for HESTER WATKINS: Born 27 July 1848; died 5 hours later.
EZRA RINALDO WATKINS, b. October 16, 1849.
Notes for EZRA RINALDO WATKINS: Born 16 October 1849; married Mary M. Wellman, died 30 November 1904.Ezra died 4 March 1936.2 children. Ezra married second tome to Ella M. McAlister 17 January 1923 in St. Cloud Florida.Ella died 11 December 1942. Soon after the birth of Ezra, 1849, JOhn Coe and Sarah adopted a babyboy Calvin.He ran away from home to join his older foster brothers in the Civil War, where he died. Time and place unknown. Being too young to join the ranks, he served as a chore boy.
EMALINE WATKINS, b. February 20, 1852.
Notes for EMALINE WATKINS: Born 20 Feb. 1852, died 25 Feb. 1852
HENSON MANGUN WATKINS, b. April 01, 1853.
Notes for HENSON MANGUN WATKINS: Born 1 April 1853, he married Emma Jane Fry, 19 October 1876.Henson died i18 September 1918.Demma died 21 April 1930.3 children.
MARY ALICE WATKINS, b. August 25, 1855.
Notes for MARY ALICE WATKINS: Born 25 August 1855, married George K. Mangun.5 children. The twins died in infancy and the other three children died of diptheria within two weeks, leavin them childless.These children died in South Dakota."
BABY WATKINS, b. June 24, 1858.
Notes for BABY WATKINS: Infant stillborn 21 June 1858
KATHERINE ELLEN WATKINS, b. December 12, 1859.
Notes for KATHERINE ELLEN WATKINS: Born 12 December 1859, married George Henry Cook 10 August 1876. Katherine died 15 March 1921.George died 17 December 1941.7 children.
SARAH ANN WATKINS, b. September 07, 1862.
Notes for SARAH ANN WATKINS: Born 7 September 1862, married Mathias Cook.Mathias was george H. Cook's brother.2 children
3.WILLIAM2 WATKINS (REZIN1) was born 1815 in Maryland.He married MARY A. Abt. 1831 in Tuscarawas Co., Ohio. Children of WILLIAM WATKINS and MARY A. are: