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Franklin T Watkins (1920 - 1993)

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Franklin T Watkins
Born in Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 4 Apr 2019
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Franklin T. Watkins was born on October 19, 1920. [1] He was the son of Clarence and Gertrude Watkins. [2]

After graduating from Peabody High School, Franklin attended the University of Minnesota.

He married Deirdre Baird. [3] Franklin and Dierdre had two daughters and two sons. [3]

He taught music in Pittsburgh Public Schools, and was an organist and music director at several churches in the PIttsburgh area. [3]

He died on April 25, 1993 [3] and is interred at Homewood Cemetery in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. [1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2015), Franklin Watkins, 1993; Burial, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Homewood Cemetery; citing Find A Grave: Memorial #91124512, Find a Grave,
  2. "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 4 April 2019), Franklin T Watkins in household of Clarence B Watkins, Pittsburgh (Districts 1-250), Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 169, sheet 12B, line 77, family 192, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1975; FHL microfilm 2,341,709.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 "Franklin T Watkins, 72, organist, music director," The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 27 Apr 1993, p. B-5, col. 3. Digital images. (; accessed 3 Apr 2019). Historical

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