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Fenner Watkins, Rolesville, Wake County, born ~ 1829, died in/before 1869

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Fenner Watkins, Rolesville, Wake County, born ~ 1829, died in/before 1869

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I'm looking for information about Fenner Watkins (b. ~ 1829) who married Annie M(ariah?) Alford in December 1856 in Wake County NC. They resided near Rolesville, about 14 miles northeast of Raleigh. Annie was the daughter of Gilbert Alford and Sarah/Sallie Barham.

Fenner, according to CSA records (Co. H, 38th NC infantry), died in hospital before January 1 1864. However, one of his six children appears to have been born in November 1864 and another in 1867.

There is a record for Fenner in the 1866 Wake County NC tax list.

Fenner's probate file includes an administrator's oath signed in November 1869 and an inventory filed in December 1869. His six orphaned children are James Allen, Sarah Helen, John Q., Simon Fenner, Theophilus/Theodore/Theo C/O, and William J.

I have marriage and census records, tax list entries, land sale notices, newspaper articles, etc. about Fenner and lots of information about his six children. (William "Willie" was murdered in 1883, and the newspaper accounts of the trial are fascinating.)

Any additional information about Fenner and/or Annie would be appreciated.

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