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Francis Watkins07/15/1745 -- 1826avatar
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Henry Edward Watkins

Henry Edward Watkins

Birth19 FEB 1782
 
Education
 
Chestertown, Washington College
Education
 
Hampden Sydney College
Education
 
Military
 
VA / Captain / War of 1812
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Occup1833-34
 
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Death6 AUG 1856
 
Grave
Aged: 74.5 years
Son of Francis (SR) & Agnes Woodson Watkins. He attended Hampden-Sydney, Washington College, Princeton A.B. and William & Mary for law. He was married to Agnes Venable daughter of Samuel Woodson and Mary nee' Carrington Venable. They lived in a house called the "The Home" which lay about a mile from his birth place, "Poplar Hill". At "The Home" he conducted a law school.

His political activities included the following:
Commonwealth Attorney 1810-1813; Member of the House of Delegates 1812-1833; Member VA Senate 1833-34. In 1818 he was on the commission to choose the site location for the U. of VA. He served as a Capt. in the war of 1812 and was involved with his company at the Battle of Bottom's Bridge.
Agnes Woodson Venable Watkins

Agnes Woodson Venable

Birth4 NOV 1796
 
Death04/1868
 
Grave
Aged: 71.4 years
Agnes was born at "Springfield" P.E. Co. VA. She married her second cousin, Capt. (War of 1812) Henry Edward Watkins, in 1815. The "Venables of Virginia" study states that "She was considered a woman of great dignity and gracious manner and queenly bearing as well as of unusual intellectual attainments". In her day it is reported that the head gardner, Abram, turned the plantation's 10 acres into a paradise of lawns, boxed-bordered flower beds, and avenues of elms (all laid out by an English landscape architect). Their children were: Francis Nathaniel Watkins, Dr. Henry E. Watkins, Jr,, Elizabeth Watkins, Rev. Samuel Woodson Watkins, Mary Cabell Watkins, Mrs. Agnes W. Watkins Embry, Richard V. Watkins, Mrs. Margaret C. Watkins Martin, Henrietta Watkins, Catherine A. Watkins, Mrs. Frances Leigh Watkins Irvine.
ChildrenFirst NameBirth DtDeath DtBirth PlaceSpouses
1+

Francis "Frank" Nathaniel 

24 APR 18135 SEP 1885  VA, Fairfax Co, Springfield Martha Ann Scott 
2

Henry Edward 

abt 1815  VA, Prince Edward Co  
3

Mary Cabell 

abt 1818  VA  
4

Samuel Woodson 

abt 1820  VA, Prince Edward Co Alice Winston Horsley 
5

Agnes 

abt 1821  VA, Prince Edward Co Thomas Embry Scott 
6

Elizabeth A 

28 MAR 182510 AUG 1850  VA  
7

Richard V 

abt 1826  VA Polly Michaux 
8

Henrietta M. 

abt 1828  VA, Prince Edward Co  
9

Margaret C 

28 DEC 182826 OCT 1912  VA Charles Martin 
10

Catherine A 

18321855  VA  
11

Frances Leigh "Fanny" 

abt 1834  VA Alexander James Edward Irvine 
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  3. Other: Gedcom Import: Arlen_2010-05-15_01.ged; Imported 5/23/2010;
    Source from: abtaylr
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