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J.J. Watkins Jesse Watkins
Full Name: Jesse J. Watkins
Date of birth: December 25, 1828
Date of death: August 31, 1911

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 4 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1)   Democrat Douglass / Nacogdoches   Angelina, Nacogdoches

(1) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, Jesse J. Watkins, p. 250. Texas Legislative Manual, 1882-83, 1883.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1870 - J.J. Watkins, Nacogdoches County, age 42, born circa 1828 in Tennessee, farmer, wife Laura.
    Census of 1880 - Jesse J. Watkins, Douglass, Nacogdoches County, age 52, born circa 1828 in Tennessee, laborer, wife Laura.
    Census of 1900 - Jassie J. Watkins, Nacogdoches County, age 72, born December 1828 in Tennessee, saw milling, wife Laura. FamilySearch. 1870 1880 1900
  • Jesse J. Watkins, age 82 years, death date 8/31/1911 in Douglass, Nacogdoches County. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Jesse Watkins, birth date 12/25/1828, death date 8/31/1911, burial in Douglass Cemetery, Douglass, Nacogdoches County. Find a Grave.
  • Death notice, "Jesse J. Watkins Dead," 8/31/1911, p. 7. "Jesse J. Watkins, Nacogdoches, Texas . . . served this and Angelina county many years ago two terms in the legislature." Houston Post.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.J. Watkins, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 18th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    18th R.S. - 1883
    Federal Relations  
    Revenue and Taxation  

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