Lula (Gaulding) Watkins

Lula (Gaulding) Watkins (1871 - 1958)

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Lula Watkins formerly Gaulding
Born in Arkadelphia, Arkansasmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Arkadelphia (Clark County), Arkansasmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Brookhaven, Mississippimap
Profile last modified | Created 1 Jun 2012
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Lula Gaulding was born in 1871 and passed away in 1958. In a Genealogy/Dates document (see "Sources" below), Lula's granddaughter, shared the following:
Grandmother [Lula Watkins]...spent her last years at the home of her daughter, Mrs. E.L. Brien. She died in the summer of 1958 at age 87. Last word "Mama." When Grandfather was Pres. of Millsaps, one of the professors said she looked like a little Dresden doll.[1]


Lula Gaulding Watkins is buried in Cedarlawn Cemetery Jackson (Hinds County), Mississippi.

Notes on Data

Lula's maiden name is correctly spelled Gaulding. Not sure how the tombstone got it wrong.[2]


  1. Entered by Liz Shifflett, daughter of the author
  2. Entered by Liz Shifflett, June 3, 2012
  • Liz Shifflett, family history and other documentation (list of documentation being compiled)
  • Genealogy/Dates document written by Betty Noland in 2002 (updated by her in 2006)
  • Find A Grave Memorial #12908218

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A.F. Watkins - tombstone
A.F. Watkins - tombstone

1930 Census
1930 Census

1900 Census
1900 Census

Lula Watkins
Lula Watkins

Lucie & Lula
Lucie & Lula

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