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Shirley Leslie Watkins

Shirley Leslie WatkinsAge: 91 years19222014

Name
Shirley Leslie Watkins
Given names
Shirley Leslie
Surname
Watkins
Birth July 20, 1922 25 26
Birth of a brotherGilbert Leroy Watkins
February 28, 1928 (Age 5 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 7 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://goo.gl/MgHbRM
Census April 7, 1930 (Age 7 years)
Address: 3633 Keswick Road
Birth of a sisterBetty Jean Watkins
April 11, 1930 (Age 7 years)
Census April 6, 1940 (Age 17 years)
Address: 1212 37th Street
Death of a maternal grandfatherGeorge Vermillion
September 12, 1941 (Age 19 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 19 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://goo.gl/QfFDwG
Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam Abel Watkins
October 18, 1947 (Age 25 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherHannah Jane Amos
August 10, 1952 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 27 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union - http://goo.gl/o1FrfM
Death of a motherEmma Mulvania “Nanny” Vermillion
December 29, 1963 (Age 41 years)
Death of a sisterBetty Jean Watkins
July 15, 1980 (Age 57 years)
Death of a brotherGilbert Leroy Watkins
September 15, 1983 (Age 61 years)
Death of a husbandWilliam Burkett Peyton Sr
February 29, 1984 (Age 61 years)
Death of a fatherKenneth Benjamin “Poppy” Watkins Sr
December 5, 1985 (Age 63 years)
Death of a brotherKenneth Benjamin Watkins Jr
March 16, 1991 (Age 68 years)
Death of a brotherWilmer Franklin Watkins Sr
March 31, 1993 (Age 70 years)
Death February 25, 2014 (Age 91 years)
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father
mother
Marriage: May 22, 1913Baltimore, Maryland, United States
3 years
elder brother
Kenneth Benjamin Watkins Jr
Birth: October 9, 1916 20 20Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Death: March 16, 1991Perryville, Cecil, Maryland, United States
16 months
elder brother
Wilmer Franklin Watkins Sr
Birth: February 7, 1918 21 22Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Death: March 31, 1993Harford, Maryland, United States
4 years
herself
Shirley Leslie WatkinsShirley Leslie Watkins
Birth: July 20, 1922 25 26Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Death: February 25, 2014Harford, Maryland, United States
6 years
younger brother
Gilbert Leroy Watkins
Birth: February 28, 1928 31 32Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Death: September 15, 1983McLoud, Oklahoma, United States
2 years
younger sister
Shirley Leslie Watkins, Kenneth Benjamin Watkins Sr & Betty Jean WatkinsBetty Jean Watkins
Birth: April 11, 1930 33 34Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Death: July 15, 1980Ocean City, Maryland, United States
Family with William Burkett Peyton Sr - View this family
husband
William Burkett Peyton SrWilliam Burkett Peyton Sr
Birth: October 15, 1919 25 21Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Death: February 29, 1984Baltimore, Maryland, United States
herself
Shirley Leslie WatkinsShirley Leslie Watkins
Birth: July 20, 1922 25 26Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Death: February 25, 2014Harford, Maryland, United States
daughter
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Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Kenneth Benjamin “Poppy” Watkins Sr - Household

Baltimore City, Maryland 13th Ward

NameRelationHomeV/RFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Watkins, Kenneth B.headM43M16MarylandMarylandMarylandManagerNewspaper
Watkins, Emma M.wifeF44M17Maryland
Watkins, Kenneth B.sonM23SMarylandMarylandMarylandBody AssemblerAirplane Plant
Watkins, Wilmer F.sonM22SMarylandMarylandMarylandMachinist HelperAirplane Plant
Watkins, Shirley L.daughterF17SMarylandMarylandMaryland
Watkins, Gilbert R.sonM12SMarylandMarylandMaryland
Watkins, Betty J.daughterF9SMarylandMarylandMaryland

Census1940 Census Baltimore City Maryland 37th Street 13th Ward1940 Census Baltimore City Maryland 37th Street 13th Ward
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