WATKINS ANNEX

 

Aramintha (Watkins) Newcomb Pedigree

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Origin of the surname “Watkins:”

 

 

Generation

 

6   (?) Watkins

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born .  Died . Resided in Vermont.

 

2. Wife: (?)

 

Born .  Died .

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Asaph Watkins: Moved from Vermont to Malone Township, Franklin County, New York.  Had a large family.

 

b. Elias Watkins: Moved from Vermont to Malone Township, Franklin County, New York.  Had a large family

 

c. Jared Watkins: Moved from Vermont to Malone Township, Franklin County, New York.  Had a large family.

 

d. Cephas Watkins: See generation 5, below.

 

5   Cephas Watkins

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 22 April 1801 in Vermont (b. abt 1791 per 1850 Census).  Died 13 November 1870 in New York, age 69; interred Morningside Cemetery, Malone Township, Franklin County, New York.  Moved from Vermont to Malone Township, Franklin County, New York.

 

1850 US Census: Cephas Watkins, age 59 (b. VT) and employed as a carpenter and joiner, was heading a household in Malone Township, Franklin County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Phebe Watkins, age 44 (b. VT); daughter, Eunice E. Watkins, age 21 (b. NYS); daughter, Josephine Watkins, age 17 (b. NYS); daughter, Aramantha Watkins, age 11 (b. NYS); daughter, Annie P. Watkins, age 5 (b. NYS); son, Flavel T. Watkins, age 3 (b. NYS); daughter, Edna S. S. Watkins, age 7 months (b.  NYS); Charlotte M. Earle, age 23 (b. NYS); Thomas Earle, age 19 (b. NYS); Solomon Robert, age 30 (b. VT) and employed as a carpenter and joiner; John L. Daggett, age 18 (b. NYS) and employed as a carpenter and joiner; and Joseph Nealey, age 19 (b. NYS) and employed as a laborer.

 

1860 US Census: Cephas Watkins, age 59 (b. VT) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Malone Township, Franklin County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $2,000, and his personal property was valued at $1,200.  The household also included his wife, Phebe Watkins, age 54 (b. VT); son, Flavell Watkins, age 14 (b. NYS); daughter, Edna Watkins, age 10 (b. NYS); Ann O'Connor, age 17 (b. Canada) and employed as a servant; James Burns, age 18 (b. NYS) and employed as a farm hand; and Daniel Manning, age 18 (b. NYS) and employed as a farm hand.

 

1870 US Census: Cephas Watkins, age 69 (b. VT) and employed as a carpenter, was heading a household in Malone Township, Franklin County, New York.  His personal property was valued at $1,000.  The household also included his wife, Jane Watkins, age 49 (b. Scotland); daughter, Ida Watkins, age 1 (b. NYS); step-daughter, Mary Garner, age 22 (b. Scotland) and at home; step-son, James Garner, age 12 (b. Canada); and step-daughter, Catherine Garner, age 9 (b. Canada).

 

1875 NYS Census: Jane Watkins, age 53 (b. Scotland) was heading a household in Malone Township, Franklin County, New York.  The household also included her son, James Gardener, age 16 (b. Canada), with no occupation recorded; daughter, Catherine Gardener, age 14 (b. Canada), with no occupation recorded; and daughter, Ida Watkins, age 6 (b. Franklin Co., NY).

 

1880 US Census: Jane Watkins, age 58 (b. Scotland; parents b. Scotland), widowed, and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Malone Township, Franklin County, New York.  The household also included her son, James Gardner, age 21 (b. Canada; parents b. Scotland), single, and employed as a laborer; and daughter, Ida Watkins, age 11 (b. NYS; father b. NYS; mother b. Scotland).

 

2. Wife #1: Phebe Williams

 

a. Biographical notes:

 

Born March 1806 in Vermont.  Died 6 June 1861 in New York; interred with Cephas.

 

b. Children:

 

(1. Eunice A./E. Watkins: Born 12 January 1829.  Died 24 May 1894; interred Morningside Cemetery, Malone Township, Franklin County, New York.

 

1875 NYS Census: Chas L. Hubbard, age 49 (b. VT) and employed as a dry good merchant, was heading a household in Malone Township, Franklin County, New York.  His residence was valued at $3,000.  The household also included his wife, Eunice Hubbard, age 46 (b. Franklin Co., NY); son, Leroy Hubbard, age 18 (b. Franklin Co., NY); son, Louie D. Hubbard, age 9 (b. Franklin Co., NY); boarder, Mintie Newcomb, age 36 (b. Franklin Co., NY) and married, with no occupation recorded; child, Alla Newcomb, age 1 (b. IL); and hired hand, Mary A. Murphey, age 14 (b. Franklin Co., NY).

 

Eunice Watkins married Charles Leroy Hubbard and had the following children:

 

(a. Leroy Hubbard: Born about 1857 in Malone Township, Franklin County, New York.  At age 35 married Fannie Tyler, age 29, daughter of Charles Curtis and Lizzie (Jones) Tyler, on 10 November 1892 in the Borough of Manhattan, New York City, New York County, New York.

 

(b. Louis V. Hubbard: Born about 1866.  Married Edith Grey of Brooklyn Borough, New York City, Kings County, New York.

 

(2. Ann Mariah Watkins: Born 24 May 1830.  Died 27 May 1830, age 3 days; interred Morningside Cemetery, Malone Township, Franklin County, New York.

 

(3. James William Watkins #1: Born about January 1831.  Died 28 August 1832, age 19 months; interred Morningside Cemetery, Malone Township, Franklin County, New York.

 

(4. Josephine May Watkins: Born 24 May 1833 in Malone Township, Franklin County, New York.  Died 21 March 1920, age 86 and widowed, in Brooklyn Borough, New York City, New York; interred Morningside Cemetery, Malone Township, Franklin County, New York.

 

1860 US Census: Albon Mann, age 34 (b. NYS) and employed as a lawyer, was heading a household in Malone Township, Franklin County, New York.  His residence was valued at $1,000, and his personal property was valued at $300.  The household also included his wife, Josephine Mann, age 27 (b. NYS); and daughter, Sarah P. Mann, age 4 (b. NYS).  Of interest, the household headed by his father, Ebenezer Mann, age 67 (b. VT) and employed as a physician, was enumerated next door.

 

1870 US Census: Albon Man, age 44 (b. NYS) and employed as a lawyer, was heading a household in Brooklyn Borough, Kings County, New York.  His residence was valued at $5,000.  The household also included his wife, Josephine Man, age 27 (b. NYS) and employed keeping house; daughter, Ida S. Man, age 14 (b. NYS); and sister-in-law, Alice J. Watkins, age 25 (b. NYS).

 

1880 US Census: Albon Man, age 53 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a lawyer, was heading a household in the Borough of Brooklyn, Kings County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Josephine W. Man, age 47 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed keeping house; daughter, Sarah I. Man, age 24 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), single, and not employed; sister-in-law, Alice Watkins, age 35 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), single, and not employed; sister-in-law, Armintha Newcomb, age 41 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), married, and not employed; nephew, Alvamond H. Newcomb, age 6 (b. IL; parents b. NYS); and servant Bertha C. Hayendorf, age 19 (b. NYS; parents b. Germany) and single.

 

1900 US Census: Albon Man, age 73 (b. Jun 1826 in NYS; parents b. VA) and employed as a lawyer, was heading a household in the Hotel St. George on Clark Street in the Borough of Brooklyn, Kings County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 45 years, Josephine Man, age 67 (b. May 1833 in NYS; father b. NYS; mother b. VA), who had had 1 child, still alive.  Apparently in the same household in the hotel (enumerated directly after), their daughter, Ida Ines, age 55 (b. Nov 1844 in NYS; parents b. NYS) resided.  She had no occupation.  The household also included Ida's husband of 14 years, Edwd M. Ines, age 51 (b. Sep 1848 in VT; parents b. CT), with no occupation recorded.

 

Josephine Watkins married Albon Mann (b. abt 1827 in NYS), son of Dr. Ebenezer and Caroline (?) Mann, and had the following daughter:

 

(a. Sarah Ida Mann "Ida": Born November 1844 1856 in New York.  Married Edward M. Ines (b. Sep 1848 in VT); no children.

 

(5. James William Watkins #2: Born 1836.  Died 24 February 1840, age 3 years; interred Morningside Cemetery, Malone Township, Franklin County, New York.

 

(6. Jeraline Watkins: Born about December 1837.  Died 7 January 1838, age 1 month; interred Morningside Cemetery, Malone Township, Franklin County, New York.

 

(7. Aramintha Watkins: See generation 4, below.

 

(8. James Herbert Watkins: Born 25 October 1841.  Died 17 April 1848; interred Morningside Cemetery, Malone Township, Franklin County, New York.

 

(9. Alice J. Watkins: Born November 1844.  Died October 1907; interred Morningside Cemetery, Malone Township, Franklin County, New York.

 

(10. Anna P. Watkins: Born about 1845 in New York.

 

(11. Flavel Tabor Watkins: Born August 1846 in New York.

 

1870 US Census: Of possible interest, there was an F. T. Watkins, age 24 (b. NYS) and employed as a pump dealer, residing in a railroad hotel in Thayer Township (Afton Post Office), Union County, Iowa.

 

1880 US Census: Of possible interest, there was a Flavil Watkins, age 33 (b. NYS; parents b. VT) and employed as foreman of a farm (many farm laborers), was heading a household in Lyons Township, Cook County, Illinois.  The household also included his wife, Julia Watkins, age 30 (b. IL; father b. VT; mother b. NH) [10 years older than Deborah].

 

1900 US Census: Flavel Watkins, age 53 (b. Aug 1846 in NYS; parents b. VT) and employed as a carpenter, was heading a household at New Franklin, Franklin Township, Howard County, Missouri.  The household also included his wife of 13 years, Deborah A. Watkins, age 40 (b. Jun 1859 in IL; father b. Ireland; mother b. NYS), who had had 3 children, all still alive; son, Glenn B. Watkins, age 12 (b. Feb 1888 in NE); daughter, Phoebe I. Watkins, age 9 (b. Jul 1890 in NE); and daughter, Enice I. Watkins, age 7 (b. Mar 1893 in NE).

 

1910 US Census: Flavel Watkins, age 63 (b. NYS; parents b. VT) and employed as a house carpenter, was heading a household on Main Street in Franklin Township, Howard County, Missouri.  The household also included his wife of 23 years, Deborah Watkins, age 50 (b. IL; father b. IA; mother b. NYS), who had had 3 children, all still alive; son, Glen Watkins, age 22 (b. NE; father b. NYS; mother b. IL), single, and employed as a laborer for the telephone company; daughter, Phoeba Watkins, age 19 (b. NE; father b. NYS; mother b. IL), single, and employed as a trained nurse; and daughter, Unes Watkins, age 17 (b. NE; father b. NYS; mother b. IL), single, and not employed.

 

1920 US Census: Flable T. Watkins, age 73 (b. NYS; parents b. VT) and employed as a carpenter, was heading a household in Franklin Township, Howard County, Missouri.  The household also included his wife, Deprorah Watkins, age 60 (b. IL; father b. Ireland (spoke celtic); mother b. NYS).

 

1930 US Census: Taber Watkins, age 83 (b. NYS; parents b. VT) and employed as a building carpenter, was heading a household in Franklin Township, Howard County, Missouri.  He married 1st at age 41, and his residence was valued at $650.  The household also included his wife, Debra A. Watkins, age 70 (b. IL; father b. Scotland; mother b. NYS), who married 1st at age 28.

 

Flavel Watkins married (1st) Julia Smith (b. abt Jun 1849, d. 28 Jan 1884, abt 1 week after child birth), daughter of Ephraim (b. abt 1792 in VT) and Lucinda (?) Smith (b. abt 1810 in NH) of Kane County, Illinois, and had the following daughter:

 

(a. Alice Watkins: Born 21 January 1884.  Raised by Julia's sister, Jane E. Smith (b. abt 1845 and her husband, Henry A. Judd of Kane County, Illinois.

 

Flavel Watkins married (2nd) Deborah Anna Bailey "Anna" (b. 29 Jun 1859 in IL) on 3 March 1887 and had the following children:

 

(b. Glenn B. Watkins: Born February 1888 Nebraska.

 

(c. Phoebe I. Watkins: Born July 1890 in Nebraska.

 

(d. Eunice Irene Watkins "Irene": Born March 1893 in Nebraska.

 

1920 US Census: Arthur Rose, age 25 (b. IL; parents b. Sweden) and employed as a switchman for the CB&Q [Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy] Railroad, resided as a tenant in the household headed by Alex Anderson, age 54 (b. Sweden) and employed as a butcher for a retail grocery, at 868 Bateman Street in Galesburg Township, Knox County, Illinois.  The household also included Arthur's wife, Irene Rose, age 25 (b. NE; father b. NYS; mother b. IL); and son, Charles W. Rose, age 1 year and 11 months (b. MO; father b. IL; mother b. NE).

 

1930 US Census: Arthur C. Rose, age 35 (b. IL; parents b. Sweden) and employed as truck driver for a laundry [Knox Laundry in Galesburg], was heading a household at 692 North Kellogg Street in the City of Galesburg, Galesburg Township, Knox County, Illinois.  He married 1st at age 23.  The household also included his wife, Irene W. Rose, age 37 (b. NE; father b. NYS; mother b. IL), who married 1st at age 25; son, Charles W. Rose, age 12 (b. MO); and daughter, Jeanette C. Rose, age 9 (b. IL).

 

1940 US Census: Arthur Rose, age 45 (b. IL) and employed as a salesman with a laundry route for a clothes laundry, was heading a household at 1463 East Main Street in Galesburg, Galesburg Township, Knox County, Illinois.  He had completed 4 years of high school.  The household also included his wife, Eunice I. Rose, age 46 (b. NE) and employed as a registered nurse case worker for the county relief office, who had completed 3 years of high school; son, Charles W. Rose, age 22 (b. MO), single, and a new worker, who had completed 2 years of college; daughter, Janet Rose, age 19 (b. IL), single, and , who had completed 1 year of college; and mother-in-law, Anna Watkins, age 80 (b. IL) and widowed, who had completed 8th grade.  They resided in the same township on 1 April 1935.

 

Eunice Watkins married Arthur C. Rose and had the following children:

 

(1) Charles W. Rose: Born 6 January 1918 in Franklin Township, Missouri.  Died 8 December 2008, age 90, at Palmyra [Hershey area], Pennsylvania.  Married Mary R. Rutherford and had children.

 

(2) Jeanette Carline Rose: Born 7 October 1920 in Illinois.  Died 22 May 1992 at Victorville, San Bernardino County, California.

 

(3) Daughter: Still Born 5 November 1922 at Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois.  Interred there in Linwood Cemetery.

 

(12. Edna L. L. Watkins: Born 1849.  Died 1925; interred Morningside Cemetery, Malone Township, Franklin County, New York.  Married Dr. Cornelius H. Vaughn on 30 August 1870; double wedding with her sister, Aramintha.  Cornelius had helped Aramintha's future husband, Kinner S. Newcomb, recover from the severe wounds he received during the Civil War, and he accompanied Kinner to Northern New York after the War.  Cornelius apparently knew Charles Hubbard, Edna's brother-in-law, and that, perhaps, is how both Cornelius and Kinner met their future wives.

 

3. Wife #2: Jane (?) Gardner

 

a. Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1821 in Scotland.  Died .  Married (1st) (?) Gardner and had children.

 

b. Children:

 

(1. Ida Watkins: Born about 1869 in Franklin County, New York.

 

4   Aramintha "Minta" Watkins:

 

Born 14 February 1839 in Malone Township, Franklin County, New York.  Died 1889; interred Morningside Cemetery, Malone Township, Franklin County, New York.  Married, as his 1st wife, Kinner Samuel Newcomb, generation 4 of the Newcomb Annex on 30 August 1870, double wedding with her sister, Edna.

 

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