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​​​​07-Cora Ellen Hoover
Birth: 16 Jan 1890, Fredonia, Wilson Co, KS
Death: 1955, Indio, Riverside Co, CA- age 64
Burial: Coachella Valley Public Cemetery
Mother: Dicy Jane Thomas

Marriage: 6 Mar 1907, Independence, Jackson Co, MO
Spouse: Walter Roy WATKINS
Birth: 28 Nov 1883, Fredonia, Wilson Co, KS
Death: 14 May 1956, Indio, Riverside Co, CA- age 72
Burial: Coachella Valley Public Cemetery
Occupation: Farmer
Military: Registered for draft WW1, Tall, Slender, Brown eyes, Dark Brown Hair
Father: Charles Henry Watkins (1847-1919)
Mother: Lenora Augusta Poynter (1856-1938)

     CHILDREN: Cora and Walter had the following children:
08----ORLAN RAY WATKINS [b. 14 Dec 1907, New Albany, Wilson Co, KS; d. 27 Nov 1971, Seattle, King Co, WA- age 63, bur. Willamette National Cemetery], SSN: 531-38-8029/WA, m.
Mary BUCHILLO [d. Seattle, King Co, WA] on 3 Oct 1931, Ft. Townsend?, WA];
08----RUBY MAY WATKINS [b. 13 Oct 1909, New Albany, Wilson Co, KS; d. 14 Nov 1994, Indio, Riverside Co, CA- age 85, bur. Coachella Valley Public Cemetery], m. 1st Loren MORROW, had three children:
     09----LOIS MAXINE MORROW, m. Richard Zellas VILLENEUVE, had daughter; [Renee A Villeneuve]
     09----DONALD LeROY MORROW;
     09----LESTER RAY MORROW;
     Ruby 2nd married
Rodell "Rody: BOLLS [d. Indio, Riverside Co, CA];
08----WALTER CARL WATKINS [b. 11 Apr 1913, New Albany, Wilson Co, KS; d. 15 Aug 1969, Indio, Riverside Co, CA- age 56, bur. Coachella Valley Public Cemetery], SSN: 559-10-0254/CA, m.
Francis BRENN Watkins [b. 22 Oct 1910, IA; d. 27 Jan 1979, Indio, Riverside Co, CA, bur. Coachella Valley Public Cemetery] on 16 Jun 1937, Yuma, Yuma Co, AZ, had three children:
     09----MARILYN CAROL WATKINS [b. 1947], m. John BOJORQUEZ;
     09----JOHN WATKINS;
     09----KATHLEEN MARIE WATKINS;
08----HENRY EVERETT WATKINS [b. 21 Nov 1915, New Albany, Wilson Co, KS; d. 18 Mar 1980, Oregon House, Yuba Co, CA, age- 64, bur. Keystone Cemetery], SSN: 559-10-0252/CA,
Edith Claire TEDFORD [b. 7 Aug 1910, Orange Co, CA; d. 4 Apr 1981, Oregon House, Yuba Co, CA- age 70, bur. Keystone Cemetery], SSN: 548-12-5497/CA, on 31 Jul 1939, San Bernardino City/Co, CA, had four sons:
     09----WALTER FRANKLIN WATKINS, m.
Catherine Ann McINTIRE, had two daughters: 
          10----KRISTINE ANN WATKINS;
          10----KATHLEEN MARIE WATKINS;
     09----ROBERT STEVEN WATKINS, m.
Selma Bodle CREADY, had two sons:
          10----SEAN CREADY WATKINS;
          10----TRAVIS HENRY WATKINS;
     09----WILLIAM TEDFORD WATKINS, m.
Elaine KIRKWOOD, had three children;
          10----LAURA JANE WATKINS;
          10----SAMUEL TEDFORD WATKINS;
          10----ALISON CLAIRE WATKINS; and
     09----JAMES HENRY WATKINS;
08----ARGYLE REED WATKINS [b. 12 Aug 1919, New Albany, Wilson Co, KS; d. 7 Jul 1949, Indio, Riverside Co, CA- age 29, bur. Coachella Valley Public Cemetery], 1st Lt, Army Air Force, WW2, m.
Rosemary BLACKBURN, had son:
     09----DAVID REED WATKINS;
08----KENNETH CLARK WATKINS [b. 8 Sep 1923, New Albany, Wilson Co, KS; d. 31 Mar 1986, Indio, Riverside Co, CA- age 62, bur. Riverside National Cemetery], SSN: 562-22-3185/CA, m. 1st Peggy ___, m. 2nd Darcus HOWEL, had two daughters:
     09----VICKI ANN WATKINS;
     09----LORI ANN WATKINS;
08----KEITH MARK WATKINS [b. 8 Sep 1923, Wilson Co, KS; d. 1 Feb 2004, Riverside, Riverside Co CA- age 80, bur. Riverside National Cemetery], US Army, WW2, m. 1st Nancy ___, m. 2nd Valerie ___, and m. 3rd
Dorothy HRONICK, had daughter:
     09----SHARLEEN WATKINS;
08----RALPH EUGENE WATKINS [b. 13 Dec 1927, Wilson Co, KS; d. 28 Mar 2007, India, Riverside Co, CA- age 80, bur. Coachella Valley Public Cemetery], m.
Jean ___, had four children:
     09----IRIS ELAINE WATKINS;
     09----GAYLE WATKINS;
     09----LAURA WATKINS; and
     09----LOUISE WATKINS.

     CENSUS:
     1910 Fall River, Wilson Co, KS census: has (all b. KS) Walter R Watkins 26, Laborer-on Farm; Cora E Watkins 20; Orlin R Watkins 2; and Ruby W Watkins 6/12.
     1930 Wilson Co, KS census: has Walter Watkins 47, b. KS, Farmer-General Farm; Cory L Watkins 40, b. KS; Carl W Watkins 17, b. KS; Henry E Watkins 15, b. KS; Argline Watkins 10, b. KS; Keith M Watkins 6, b. KS; Kenneth O Watkins 6, b. KS; Ralph E Watkins 2-4/12, b. KS; Nancy Hudson 84, b. IN (Mother-in-Law); and Mary Mcmillan 90, b. IN, Boarder.
     1940 Coachella, Riverside Co, CA census: has (all b. KS) WR Watkins 56, Foreman-Farm; Cora A Watkins 49, Waitress-Cafe; Orgyl Watkins 19, Filling Station-Own Business; Keith Watkins 16; Kenneth C Watkins 16; and Ralph G Watkins.