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Charles C. Watkins

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  • Name Charles C. Watkins 
    Gender Male 
    Newspaper 14 Jan 1921  Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID P1027  Burress Genealogy of Virginia

    Wife Clara Lula Burress
              b. 22 Aug 1880, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 10 Jan 1921, Mercer County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married After 1898 
    Family ID F1264  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - Charlie WATKINS charged with shooting with intent to kill his wife, Clara WATKINS and brother in law, Connor BURRESS, was released (more...) - 14 Jan 1921 - Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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    1. [S-1444881199] Newspaper Notice, Clinch Valley News, In the Clinch Valley Newspaper Tazewell Virginia, 14 Jan 1921.
      Bluefield, West Virginia, January 10 - Charlie WATKINS charged with shooting with intent to kill his wife, Clara WATKINS and brother in law, Connor BURRESS, was released today under a five thousand dollar bond pending preliminary hearing. The shooting occurred at an early hour Sunday Morning at WATKINS home in this city. The woman was shot through the body and is in a critical condition at the local hospital. BURRESS was shot through the right arm. Another shot passed through the lapel of his coat and glanced under his chin, severing the skin of his throat. BURRESS was recently tried in Tazewell County, Va. for the murder of Kelly HANCOCK, at Graham. Conflicting stories have been told by all the participants in the affair at the WATKINS house early Sunday morning.