Wm. Watkins b 1805 TN m. Knox CO, TN, Margaret Byerley/Bierley, dau. of Casper Byerley, Jr, of SC and wife Mary MOORE b ca1767.In 1839 Wm. is mentioned on estate papers of a Benj. Watkins which were supposed to be adm. by a James M. BELL.Wm's brother Samuel also m. Margaret's sister Lucy and moved w/them to Ootewah, TN, near Chattanooga, from which my line moved in 1852 to Loudon, TN.Wm. and Margaret's son Wm. Douglas Watkins b 1843 m. Nancy Brown HART b 1852, dau. of George B. HART and wife Ellen Ekins/Adkins.Wm. Douglas Watkins had brother Samuel who fought with Wm on Union side and died of measles there.I welcome discussion on all these families and have many notes to share.