Children of David E. Watkins ~Manerva Jane and Perry~

Manerva Jane Watkins
March 7, 1852 Grayson County, Kentucky
David E. Watkins and Nancy Brunk 
August 1870 united to John Lewis Allen
September 8, 1909
Grayson County, Kentucky

Known Children of Manerva Jane Watkins 

Nancy Ann Allen Born 1870 Kentucky
James Allen Born: October 12, 1873 Kentucky
Phillip H. Allen Born: December 28, 1877 Kentucky
David Allen Born January 1880 Kentucky
Hardin E. Allen Born December 1883 Kentucky
Rachel Allen Born September 1885 Kentucky
John Allen Born January 1893 Kentucky

The 1880 Grayson County Federal Census enumerating Manerva Jane Watkins can be viewed below:
Note: John L. Allen son of James M. Allen and Rachel Clausen was born on January 17, 1848 Hart County, Kentucky. 

The 1900 Federal Census record enumerating Manerva Jane Watkins transcribed without editing below:

John Allen age 56
 Manerva Allen age 48
David Allen age 19
Hardin E. Allen age 16
 Rachel Allen age 14
Johney Allen age 7

Manerva Jane Watkins died in Grayson County, Kentucky on September 8, 1909 her burial place is unknown.

The 1910 Federal Census record enumerating  John Allen can be viewed below:

Note: Dan Linder, Rachel Linder, and Anna R. Linder are also members of the household. 
The marriage record for Rachel Allen and Dan Linder offer that Dan Linder was born in 1885 and that they united in marriage on July 2, 1907 Clark County, Indiana.

John L. Allen unites to Ida Mae (McCombs) Carter widow of James Robert Carter on October 13, 1910.  Ida Mae was the daughter of John McCombs born 1839 and Sarah Foster born 1845.

The 1920 Grayson County Federal Census record enumerating John Allen transcribed below:

John Allen (Head) age 64
Ida (wife) age 34
Steve C. (son) age 15
Rosa (daughter) age 13
Tomie (son) age 8
Alla (Ada) F. (daughter) age 4 6/12
Sarah J. (daughter) age 7/12

All are listed as born in Kentucky. In 1910 Ida McCombs Carter is enumerated as living at home with her parents and her children created from her union with James Robert Carter.

The children of James Robert Carter and Ida Mae McCombs:

Steven S. Carter Born 1904
Rosa Bell Carter Born 1906
Charles Clifton Carter Born 1909

Charles Clifton died November 6, 1912

 John L. Allen died on October 7, 1924 Grayson County, Kentucky. He died of acute indigestion and is buried in Petty Cemetery Grayson County, Kentucky

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Perry Watkins
January 14, 1854
Grayson County, Kentucky
David E. Watkins and Nancy Brunk
united to Lydia J. Hornback
December 22, 1876
Grayson County, Kentucky
April 17, 1925
Grayson County, Kentucky

The 1920 Grayson County Federal Census enumerating Perry Watkins can be viewed below:

George M. Watkins is enumerated in 1920 as a 20 year old son of Perry and Lydia Watkins.  The family is censused as living at Salt River and Leitchfield Rd. in Grayson County, Kentucky.

Perry Watkins death occurred on April 17, 1925.  His cause of death is offered as labor pneumonia of right lung following influenza.  Perry Watkins is buried in St. Paul Cemetery Grayson County, Kentucky.

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