Duplin County, NC - Obituary of Polly Gilmore Watkins, 1861
August 24, 1861 (Vol. 25, no. 15, p.239)
August 22nd, 1861....Please publish the Obituary of sister Polly Watkins who died July 6th, 1861. She was the daughter of John Gilmore of Cumberland county, N. C.; was born January the 8th, 1789, and married John Watkins of Duplin county, N. C., January 3rd, 1805, and lived in said county until 1834, then moved to Green county, Alabama; from there to Oaktibbeha county, Miss., where she lived until her death...She leaves her husband and 7 children -3 sons and 4 daughters-with many other relatives and friends to mourn their loss....JEREMIAH PEARSALL."
page 230 - Genealogical Abstracts from The Primitive Baptist, 1836-1879 by Victor T. Jones, Jr., NCGSJ, August 2005