Martha "Mattie" Amanda Watkins SHELBY

HAIRSTON.org ID#1671, b. 11 May 1896, d. 19 August 1982
Father*Charles S. SHELBY b. 5 Apr 1854, d. 22 Nov 1900
Mother*Hester Henry BAKER b. 15 Aug 1860, d. 30 Sep 1928
Birth*Martha "Mattie" Amanda Watkins SHELBY was born on 11 May 1896 in Tennessee. Martha's name was changed to Watkins after her Mother's sister died. In photo below, Martha is on right and her younger sister Miriam is on left.1

 
She was the daughter of Charles S. SHELBY and Hester Henry BAKER
Census 1900Martha "Mattie" Amanda Watkins SHELBY appeared on the 1900 census of Charles S. SHELBY on 1 June 1900 in Civil District 15, Dist 51, image 3, Shelby County, Tennessee; Charles 46, Hester B 30, Charles Jr. 14, Louis C 12, John B 10, Hester B 6, Mattie A 4, Allie M 1.2

Census 1910Martha "Mattie" Amanda Watkins SHELBY appeared on the 1910 census of Hester Henry BAKER on 21 April 1910 in 1088 Valentine Street, Ward 21, District 250, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee.3

Marriage*Martha "Mattie" Amanda Watkins SHELBY married Gentry Calvin CARROLL, son of John Daniel CARROLL and Laura TILGHMAN, on 2 June 1917 in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee.4,1 
Census 1920Martha "Mattie" Amanda Watkins SHELBY appeared on the 1920 census of Gentry Calvin CARROLL on 14 June 1920 in 1835 Felix Avenue, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee.5

 
Census 1930Martha "Mattie" Amanda Watkins SHELBY appeared on the 1930 census of Gentry Calvin CARROLL on 13 April 1930 in 1835 Felix Avenue, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee.6

 
Census 1940Martha "Mattie" Amanda Watkins SHELBY appeared on the 1940 census of Gentry Calvin CARROLL on 6 April 1940 in 1835 Felix Avenue, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee.7

 
Death*Martha "Mattie" Amanda Watkins SHELBY died on 19 August 1982 at age 86. 

Family

Gentry Calvin CARROLL b. 17 Oct 1889, d. 4 Jul 1952
Children

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S164] Shelby. Bible - Shelby Family 1826-1970. N.p.: n.pub., unknown publish date. Martha Carroll, unknown location.
  2. [S1900] 1900 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  3. [S1910] 1910 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  4. [S52] Marriage Certificate or Register.
  5. [S1920] 1920 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  6. [S1930] 1930 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  7. [S1940] 1940 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
Last Edited12 May 2018