Eliza E "Lily" Watkins

Eliza E "Lily" Watkins

Female 1870 - 1951  (~ 81 years)

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  • Name Eliza E "Lily" Watkins 
    Born Feb 1870  Rapides Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 4 Apr 1951  Jena, Lasalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Nolley Methodist Church Cemetery, Jena, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I1882  Louisiana Kinfolks
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2015 

    Father Charles R. M. Watkins,   b. Abt 1838, GA (maybe Columbia Co) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1892 flood, Pineville, Rapides Parish, LA ( probably) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Susan Louisa Wilson,   b. 1832, Holloway Prairie, Rapides Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Feb and Jun 1879, Pineville, Rapides Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 24 Jan 1860  Catahoula Parish Now Lasalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F645  Group Sheet

    Family Joseph "Hill" Bradford,   b. Dec 1867, Trinity, Catahoula Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1938, Jena, Lasalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married 5 Feb 1889  Rapides Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Eula Blanche Bradford,   b. 26 Dec 1889, Jena, Lasalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1968, Jena, Lasalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. Charles Van Bradford,   b. 11 Aug 1891, Prob. Lasalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1966, Pineville, Rapides Parish, LA age 75 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     3. Rufus Monroe Bradford,   b. 10 Dec 1892, Jena, Lasalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1896, Jena, Lasalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
     4. Henry Mayo Bradford,   b. 17 Aug 1895, Prob. Lasalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1982, Alexandria, Rapides Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     5. Joseph H. Bradford,   b. 11 Feb 1896, Prob. Lasalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1972, Alexandria, Rapides Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     6. Alonzo Dewey Bradford,   b. May 1898, Lasalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Thomas Andrew (Tommy) Bradford,   b. 3 Aug 1900, Prob. Lasalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1974, Jena, Lasalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     8. Baxter L. Bradford,   b. 17 Jul 1903, Lasalle Parish, LA (probably) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1976, Houston, Harris Co, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     9. Lillie L. Bradford,   b. 11 Apr 1906, Lasalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1983, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     10. Augusta E. (Gussie) Bradford,   b. 3 Oct 1908, Jena, Lasalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1974, Prop. Jena, Lasalle Parish, LA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2015 
    Family ID F955  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Watkins, Lillie Elizabeth
    Watkins, Lillie Elizabeth
    Lillie E Watkins Bradford the wife of Joseph Hill Bradford. Daughter to Charles & Susan Watkins.
    Sisters, May and Lillie Watkins.
    Sisters, May and Lillie Watkins.
    Daughters of Charles R & Susan Wilson Watkins taken at Aunt Lillie's house on Oak Street in Jena, LA, guessing around 1940.
    Eula Blanche Bradford Roberts 1947
    Eula Blanche Bradford Roberts 1947
    Daughter to Lillie Watkins Bradford and wife to
    Rev. William F. Roberts
    Rev. Will Roberts & Blanche (Bradford) Roberts
    Rev. Will Roberts & Blanche (Bradford) Roberts
    taken while pastoring a Methodist church in Franklin, LA.
    Watkins, Lillie taken around 1946-47
    Watkins, Lillie taken around 1946-47
    Lillie (Watkins) Bradford. The daughter of Charles R. Watkins and Susan L Wilson Watkins. The wife of Joseph Hill Bradford, Jena, LA. Thanks cousin Bobbie Miller for sharing this pic.
    Lillie Margaret (Roberts) Deacon 1947
    Lillie Margaret (Roberts) Deacon 1947
    daughter to Eula Blanche (Bradford) Roberts and granddaughter to Lillie (Watkins) Bradford.
    Roberts, Erin Hill 1947
    Roberts, Erin Hill 1947
    Erin H Roberts Way, the daughter of Eula Blanche (Bradford) Roberts and granddaughter to Lillie (Watkins) Bradford. Great granddaughter of Charles R Watkins. Wife of Douglas Way. Thanks cousin Bobbie Miller for sharing this pic of your sister.
    Lena Blanche (Roberts) Laing, 1947
    Lena Blanche (Roberts) Laing, 1947
    daughter to Eula Blanche (Bradford) Roberts and granddaughter to Lillie (Watkins) Bradford.

  • Sources 
    1. [S20] Visited grave site and took picture of tombstone.

    2. [S2] Ancestry.com LA Marriages.