Gary Storrick's Family

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Fremont Jane Watkins

Male 1926 - 2016  (90 years)


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  • Name Fremont Jane Watkins  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Born 31 Jan 1926  Scenery Hill, Washington, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1930  Somerset, Washington, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Son 
    Residence 1935  West Bethlehem, Washington, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1 Apr 1940  West Bethlehem, Washington, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Son 
    Residence 1944  Washington, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    _MILT 16 Feb 1944  New Cumberland, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 17 Feb 1950  Washington, Washington, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1982  Marianna, Washington, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 25 Dec 2016  Washington, Washington, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I721  Gary Storrick's Family
    Last Modified 25 Apr 2019 

    Father Elva Fremont Watkins,   b. 4 Mar 1897, Marianna, Washington, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1990, Eighty Four, Washington, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Emma Barnhart,   b. 31 May 1903, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1985, Eighty Four, Washington, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 6 Nov 1922 
    Family ID F320  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sara Jane Matthews,   b. 10 Aug 1926, Beallsville, Washington, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 2016, Marianna, Washington, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 25 Feb 1949  Beallsville, Washington, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Penny Watkins
     2. Mark Watkins  [natural]
     3. Ray Watkins  [natural]
     4. Joyce Watkins  [natural]
    Last Modified 25 Apr 2019 
    Family ID F314  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Jan 1926 - Scenery Hill, Washington, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Son - 1930 - Somerset, Washington, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1935 - West Bethlehem, Washington, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Son - 1 Apr 1940 - West Bethlehem, Washington, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1944 - Washington, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps_MILT - 16 Feb 1944 - New Cumberland, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Feb 1949 - Beallsville, Washington, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 17 Feb 1950 - Washington, Washington, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1982 - Marianna, Washington, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Fremont Watkins Jr.
      Fremont Watkins Jr., 90, of Washington, formerly of Marianna, died Sunday, December 25, 2016, in Southminster Place at Presbyterian SeniorCare, Washington.He was born January 31, 1926, in Scenery Hill, a son of the late Elva Fremont and Emma Barnhart Watkins.
      Mr. Watkins attended various one-room school houses in the Marianna area.He served with the U.S. Army during World War II from January 24, 1944 to May 9, 1946, with the 802nd Field Artillery in France and Germany.
      On February 25, 1949, he married Sara Jane Matthews. They celebrated 67 years of marriage together until May 19, 2016, the time of her death.
      Mr. Watkins was a local and over-the-road truck driver for many years, retiring in 1988 from Joy Global in Meadow Lands.He was a member of Zollarsville United Methodist Church and a longtime member of Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks in Washington.
      Surviving are two sons, Mark (Patty) Watkins of Eighty Four and Ray (Emmy) Watkins of Guyton, Ga.; two daughters, Penny (John) Messer of Fredericktown and Joyce (Paul) Sheppick of Coal Center; seven grandchildren, Megan McCartney, Christopher Watkins, Amber Burkett, Heather Holloway, Bryan Watkins, Brittney Messer and Paul Sheppick; 11 great-grandchildren; and four brothers, Raymond Watkins, Donald Watkins, Gerald Watkins and Delbert Watkins.Deceased, in addition to his parents and wife, are a grandson, Cody Messer; three sisters, Edith Hanson, Phyllis Kinder and Geraldine Bedillion; and a brother, Clifford Watkins.
      Family and friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in Nichol Funeral Home, 1873 East Maiden Street, Washington, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, December 29, with Pastor Andy Scott officiating. Military rites will be accorded by American Legion Post 744, Marianna.A guest book may be signed at www.nicholfuneralhome.com.
      Funeral HomeNichol Funeral Homes1873 E Maiden St Washington, PA 15301(724) 228-3011
      Published in Observer-Reporter on Dec. 27, 2016

  • Sources 
    1. [S58] 1940 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;), Year: 1940; Census Place: West Bethlehem, Washington, Pennsylvania; Roll: T627_3626; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 63-151.

    2. [S59] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2002;), Year: 1930; Census Place: Somerset, Washington, Pennsylvania; Roll: 2163; Page: 15B; Enumeration District: 0102; Image: 713.0; FHL microfilm: 2341897.

    3. [S119] U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;).

    4. [S262] U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, National Archives and Records Administration, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005;).

    5. [S139] Pennsylvania, Veteran Compensation Application Files, WWII, 1950-1959, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2015;).