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Lucinda Kirby Watkins family, 1906 Davis family photo
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Lucinda Kirby Watkins family, 1906

Six Living Generations in 1906. Lucinda Kirby Watkins, at age 97, is the family matriarch.

In this photo: Mary Jane Davis Showalter, Lloyd Ashurst?, Bessie Showalter Ashurst, Lucinda Kirby Watkins, Sarah Cannon Davis, and Temperance Watkins Cannon Hillyer.

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Hi Pat,
Where did these Watkins live? Lucinda Kirby Watkins age at death? Are you familiar with the Watkins Family History Society? If not, contact me. Great rare picture of 6 generations. Story?

Paul Watkins ([contact link])
Mar 20, 2004 6:17 am reply
Picture was taken in 1906 by D.N. Clauser, Havana, Il photographer. I believe the occasion was a family reunion. Lucinda Kirby Watkins lived to be 98, dying in 1907, in Atterbury, Menard County, Il.
Mar 21, 2004 4:05 pm reply
Did any members of this family move to Alabama? I have members of my Watkins family that married into the Cannon and Davis families in Fayette and Tuscaloosa Co. Al.
Nov 09, 2005 6:20 am reply
Pat,
I have pictures of Lewis Watkins and Lucinda's headstones if you would like a copy
Mar 27, 2008 5:07 pm reply
Temperance was Lucinda's daughter,Sarah was Temperance's daughter, Mary Jane was Sarah's daughter, Bessie was Mary Jane's daughter and Baby Lloyd was Bessie's son.
Mar 13, 2011 1:05 am reply
Pat, do you know what Showalter Mary Jane was married to? Do you know the location of this photo?
Jan 01, 2013 6:33 am reply
This is to Kathy Dalton - the picture was certainly taken in Illinois - perhaps in Kilbourne, Illinois. My records show that Mary Jane Davis was married on 3/25/1885 to Joshua Showalter (b 10/28/1859, d 9/14/1937 in Kilbourne, Illinois).
Jan 01, 2013 10:08 am reply
Photo taken at USA on
Lucinda Kirby Watkins family, 1906

Mary Jane Davis Showalter

Mini-biography
Born: May 7, 1868
Died: unknown
Also in this photo: Mary Jane Davis Showalter at 38 years old  ·  Lloyd Ashurst  ·  Bessie Showalter Ashurst  ·  Lucinda Kirby Watkins at 97 years old  ·  Sarah Cannon Davis at 56 years old  ·  Temperance Watkins Cannon Hillyer at 77 years old