Watkins, Silas

Flourished: 1832-1834 Menard County, Illinois

Prior to 1832, Watkins arrived in Sangamon County, Illinois, eventually settling in Sand Ridge, an area that would later be subsumed into Menard County. He remained in the area until at least 1840.

Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales Database, Menard County, 68:118, 170, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; U.S. Census Office, Sixth Census of the United States (1840), Menard County, IL, 299.