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Gassaway Watkins (abt. 1695 - abt. 1746)

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Gassaway Watkins
Born about in Anne Arundel, Marylandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel, Province of Marylandmap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Anne Arundel, Marylandmap
Profile last modified | Created 29 May 2011 | Last significant change: 6 Apr 2019
01:04: P Kreutzer edited the Biography for Gassaway Watkins (abt.1695-abt.1746). [Thank P for this]
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Gassaway Watkins, born 31 March 1695, All Hollows, Anne Arundel, Maryland, he died 23 May 1746, Anne Arundel, Maryland. His parents were John Watkins and Anne Gassaway. Gassaway Watkins was married to Elizabeth Ijams in 1718, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel, Maryland[1]


  1. Source: #S46 Data: Text: Online publication - OneWorldTree [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA:, Inc.
  • "A History of William Iiams, The Immigrant, His Ancestors and Descendants, The Poineers, Their Marriages and Related Kin" Compiled by Guy Ross & Roberta Wright Iiames, Spring 1997
  • 9 Jul 1746 Will probated in AA, MD witnessed by William Jiams
  • Maryland Birth Index;
  • WikiTree profile Watkins-706 created through the import of Paula's family 5-28-2011.GED on May 29, 2011 by Paula Marksman.
  • WikiTree profile Watkins-1151 created through the import of IjamsSmall.ged on Jan 27, 2012 by Jenny Redo.

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On 10 Nov 2015 at 16:06 GMT Sue Howard wrote:

Watkins-1151 and Watkins-706 appear to represent the same person because: there are similarities and discrepancies and I have learned to not always trust ancestry trees. Are these two the same?

On 1 Sep 2014 at 03:33 GMT Liz (Noland) Shifflett wrote:

On 1 Sep 2014 at 03:33 GMT Liz (Noland) Shifflett wrote:

Gassaway is 37 degrees from Graham Chapman, 21 degrees from Janet Wild and 13 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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