WATKINS, Charles 1
Charles married Lily SHOEMAKER, daughter of Henry Elmor SHOEMAKER and Carrie CRESS, in 1900 in Tazewell County, Illinois. (Lily SHOEMAKER was born about 1879 in Tazewell County, Illinois.)
1 1900 US Census (District 150, Pekin Ward 3, Tazewell County, Illinois). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists Henry Shoemaker (age 45, b. IL), wife Carrie (age 50, b. IL) and children Gracy (age 17, b. IL), Earl H. (age 19, b. IL) and Herbert (age 6, b. IL), living in Pekin, Illinois. Also in the household is their daughter Lillie (age 21, b. IL) and her husband Charles Watkins (age 23, b. IN). Henry is listed as a "saloon keeper." Earl is listed as a "day laborer." Charles Watkins is listed as a "laborer-Malt H." Both Henry and Carrie indicate that their father was born in Ohio and their mother in Kentucky. Charles Watkins indicates that both his parents were born in Indiana. Lillie and Charles indicate that they have no children. Carrie indicates that she has had six children, five of whom are living.