Samuel Alexander Watkins

Samuel Alexander
December 30, 1809
Hardin County, Kentucky
William Watkins and Catherine Wyatt
February 12, 1833
united to Rachel Brashear
Hardin County, Kentucky
April 13, 1875
Larue County, Kentucky
Watkins Family Cemetery

Known Children of Samuel Watkins and Rachel Brashear

William Watkins Born 1833
Edward Watkins Born 1835
Helen Watkins Born 1837
Albert Watkins Born 1838
Andrew Watkins Born 1841
Granville Watkins Born 1843
Cynthia Watkins Born 1845
Isabella Watkins Born 1847
Taylor Watkins Born 1849
Mary Watkins Born 1851
Jonathon Watkins Born 1852
Flora Watkins Born 1853
Grace Ann Watkins Born 1856
Benjamin B. Watkins Born 1859

The 1840 Hardin County, Federal Census record enumerating Samuel Watkins and Rachel Brashear can be viewed below:

Males under 5 (1) Albert, Males 5-9 (2) Edward and William, Males 30-39 (1) Samuel, Females 5-9 (1) Helen, Females 20-29 (1) Rachel
Helen Watkins would have been about 3 years old in 1840.  Available records confirm that she was born on February 14, 1837.

The 1850 Larue County, Kentucky Federal Census record enumerating Samuel and Rachel Watkins can be viewed below:

Larue County, Kentucky was formed  on March 4, 1843 having been formed from lands of Hardin County, Kentucky.  The land Samuel Watkins lived probably became part of Larue County at that time.

Rachel Brashear born March 24, 1814 Hardin County, Kentucky was the daughter of Edward Brashear and Nancy Ann Dyson.  Edward Brashear was born in Maryland about 1777 and appears to have removed to Kentucky in the last decade of the 1700's.  An Edward Brashear is listed on the 1800 Federal Tax list in Bullitt County, Kentucky.  The 1810 Federal Census of the area does not list an Edward Brashear, though several men of the surname are enumerated.  The 1820 Federal Census records offer an Edward Brashear living in Grayson County, Kentucky with several children in the household including 2 females under 10 years of age.  Edward Brashear is enumerated in Hardin County, Kentucky in 1830 with several children including one female age 10-14.  Rachel Brashear Watkins dies in Larue County, Kentucky on October 5, 1888.

The transcribed death record of Samuel Alexander Watkins can be viewed below:

Name:Samuel Watkins
Death Date:13 Apr 1875
Death Location:Larue
Residence Location:Larue
Birth Date:abt 1809
Birth Location:Hardin
Father's Name:Wm Watkins
Mother's Name:Cathrine Watkins

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