Charles Watkins

Charles Watkins
James L. Watkins and Elizabeth Brunk
May 4, 1819 Grayson County, Kentucky
 Samantha A. Hopper united about 1841 Grayson County, Kentcuky
September 26, 1886 Grayson County, Kentucky

Samantha A. Hopper born April 16, 1824 was the daughter of Robert A. Hopper and Susannah Tapley Oldham.  Robert Hopper's life ended January 17, 1844.  Susannah remarries uniting to John Green before 1850. 

Known Children of Charles Watkins
Warren Watkins Born 1842 Kentucky
Amos Watkins Born 1843 Kentucky
Alcy  Watkins Born 1844 Kentucky
Virena Watkins Born 1846 Kentucky
Tapley Watkins Born 1848 Kentucky
Nathan Watkins Born 1851 Kentucky
Dixon Watkins Born 1853 Kentucky
Thompson Watkins Born 1854 Kentucky
Marilda Watkins Born 1858 Kentucky
Emily Watkins Born 1860 Kentucky

The 1850 Grayson County Census Record for Charles Watkins:

Charles Watkins registered for the Civil War draft in July of 1863.  There are no records of him actually serving.   An image of the document can be viewed below:

 This document offers the remark for Charles Watkins "44 May the 4th, 1863" He is listed as a farmer and that he was born in Kentucky.  He is registered on the same document with brothers Joel Watkins, David Watkins and cousin Miles H. Watkins.

The 1870 Grayson County Census Record for Charles Watkins:

Charles Watkins died September 26, 1886 and Samantha Hopper Watkins died December 28, 1895.  They are buried in adjacent resting places in the Antioch Christian Church Cemetery on Spurrier Road in Grayson County, Kentucky