Watkins, Stephen

Flourished: 1832-1847 Menard County, Illinois

By 1832, Watkins had settled in a part of Sangamon County, Illinois, that would later become southern Menard County. He lived there until at least 1847.

Election Returns for the New Salem Precinct in Sangamon County, Illinois; People v. Watkins et al., Martha L. Benner and Cullom Davis et al., eds., The Law Practice of Abraham Lincoln: Complete Documentary Edition, 2d edition (Springfield: Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, 2009), http://www.lawpracticeofabrahamlincoln.org/Details.aspx?case=141679.