The Watkins Family of North Carolina
Particularly Enumerating Those Descendants of Levin Watkins, of Duplin County, NC
Who Emigrated to AL and MS early in The Nineteenth Century
By: William B. Watkins, Aberdeen, MS
WATKINS FAMILY HISTORY, pages 80 and 81
D. NEEDHAM GEORGE WHITFIELD
K EDITH WItITFIELD (1832.1842).
F. NATHAN BRYAN WHITFIELD (1835- 1914) married .Medora Shackelford of Sumpter County, Ala.
a. Richard Duniord Wliitfield, Portland., Ore.
b. Medora Whitfield, Portland. Ore.
c. Mary Whitfield, Portland. Ore.
G. EDITH JAMES WHITFIELD (1842-1904) married Gen. C. W. Dustan of New York City.
a. Edith Louise Dustan, Lakewood, N. I.
b. Bessie Wbitüeld Dustan, Lakewood, N.J.
H. BETSY WINIFRED WHITFIELD (1843- ) married Col. F. E. Whitfield, Cornith, MS
WATKINS FAMILY HISTORY, pages 81 and 82
V. WILLIAM WATKINS.
VI. MITCHELL WATKINS married Penny Colemaa of Duplin County. N. C.
1. LEVIN, WATKINS (1808.1866) married Hen rietta White. `
A. KINDRED WATKINS married first Miss Harmon; second, Miss Rca.
a. Thomas Watkins married Matilda Germany.
b. Lucy Watkins married
c. Henrietta Watkins Young.
d. Dalton Watkins.
e. John Watkins. .
B. SAMUEL WARD WATKINS married inTexas.
a. Annie Watkins married Mr. Simmons.
b. Mollie Watkins married Mr. Scales.
C. Will Watkins.
C. JAMES WATKINS (1838-) married Belle Moore.
a. Lula Watkins married James Bryant.
b. Maggie Watkins married Chafles
D. MILDRED WATKINS married JOHN COX -.
a. Wallace Cox married Clara Brown Fulton
is. Willis Cox married Miss Cook.
B. CHARLES H. WATKINS married Josephine Gurley.
a. Minnie Watkins.
b. Fannie Watkins married Dr. W. A. Watkins
c. Leanna Watkins married M. J. Thompson
WATKINS FAMILY HISTORY pages 82- 83
d. Dr. Char. Albert Watkins married Dola Ayecock.
e. Elizabeth Watkins married W. W. McKay.
f. Dr. L. I. Watkins.
g. Ethel Watkins.
F. WILLIS WATKINS married Lou Warrick
- Willie Watkins married Finnis McAdory.
G. THADDEUS C. WATKINS (1845-) married SALLIE SEALE.
a. Everett Watkins married Betty Burt
b. Dr. W. L. Watkins married Carrie Barrage
c. Dr. H. B. Watkins married Sybil Bowles
d. Lennie Watkins married Dr. Darnall.
e. Dr. Earle Watkins married Nettie Rush
f. Alma Watkins married Mr. Hôpkins.
g. Sadie Watkins married Mr. Kirkpatrick.
H. WEBSTER WATKINS (1853-1880).
I. MARION WATKINS married Bates Long.
a. John Long.
b. Emma Long.
c. Etta Long.
J. JOHN WATKINS married Emma Green.
a. John Watkins.
b. Basic Watkins.
c. Ben Watkins.
d. Bernice Watkins.
- CHARLES married Miss Scarborough.
- KINDRED `WATKINS died in TX
4. REBECCA WATKINS married Sam Roberts
Lived and died in Texas.
c. John Gill.
d. Martha N. Gill.
e. Julian 3. Gill, Starkville married Lula King.
1. Jessie May Gill.
2. Eliza Earleen Gill.
3. Louise Gill.
WATKINS FAMILY HISTORY
VII. LEVIN WATKINS (1791.1865) married first Sallie Coleman; second Mary Thompson.
1. MARY WATKINS (died young).
2. WILLIAM BRYAN WATKINS (died young).
3. ELIZA JANE WATKINS married John W.
A. SALLlE A. HUTTON married Richard Hatter, West Green, Ala.
B. AUGUSTUS C. HUTTON.
C. JOHN ANTHONY HUTTON.
D. JOSEPH HUTTON.
4. NARCISSA WATKINS married Samuel W. Taylor
A. ELIZA W. TAYLOR married Robert Hibbler, Gainesville. Ala.
MARY D. TAYLOR married first Benj. S. Edwards; second, W. H. Gill.
a. Amelia Edwards.
b. Mary Willis Gill.
c. John Gill
- Martha N. Gill
- Julian J. Gill, Stakrville, MS married Lula King
- Jessie May Gill
- Eliza Earleen Gill
- Louise Gill
C. HARRIETT ANN TAYLOR married S. W. Barnes.
a. Samuel Taylor Barnes.
I. Samuel Taylor Barnes, Jr.
2. John R. Barncs. Chattanooga TN married Ella Richards.
a. Eliza P. Barnes.
b. John Lee Barnes.
c. Wm. Riley Barnes. Jr.
Miss Ester Watkins provided the book on the Watkins Family. She taught English and Social Studies at Philadelphia High School. She attended our 1960 PHS class reunion in 2000. Miss Watkins donated, "Some Social and Economic Aspects of Ante-Bellum Neshoba County Mississippi" by Ester Belle Watkins, to the Neshoba Co. Library. This was a thesis, submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts in the College of Arts and Sciences of the University of Alabama, 1942. Miss Watkins was on The Neshoba County History Book Committee. The Neshoba County Historical Society in 1992 presented "Red Clay Hills of Neshoba", The Early History of Neshoba County, MS.Watkins m. Emma Green.