Thomas S Watkins
- Born: 8 Aug 1813, Richmond County, NC
- Marriage: Mary Deal on 25 Jun 1836 in Noxubee County, MS
- Died: 13 Mar 1873, Ashley County, AR at age 59
Thomas Henry?? Watkins Thomas was one of the first pioneers in Ashley Co., AR, moving there in 18 44. Before this he had lived at Union Springs, AL. He eventually settl ed in Fountain Hill, AR
William, Thomas, Samuel, and Leemarcus served in the Confederacy during t he Civil War. They were a part of the 3rd Arkansas Regiment. They were w ith General Robert E Lee when he surrendered and they had to walk all t he way back home.
Thomas married Mary Deal, daughter of John W Deal and Frances (Fanny) Unknown, on 25 Jun 1836 in Noxubee County, MS. (Mary Deal was born on 1 Mar 1813 in South Carolina and died on 28 Jan 1889 in Ashley County, AR.)
married by: S. G. Jenkins, M.G.