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Larkin WATKINS

Alpena Cemetery
Boone County,
Arkansas

Belle Watkins
Birth: Oct. 3, 1879 Arkansas, USA
Death: Oct. 1, 1950 Arkansas, USA
DR. LARKIN WATKINS WAS ALPENA'S FIRST DR. HE FIRST
LIVED IN CARROLLTON, THEN MOVED TO ALPENA.
DR. WATKINS DROVE A BUGGY PULLED BY TWO HORSES, THE
WEATHER WAS NO HINDERANCE TO HIM.
HE CAME TO PEOPLES HOUSES WHEN THEY NEEDED HIM. HE
WORE A BEAR SKIN COAT IN COLD WEATHER TO PROTECT HIM
FROM THE COLD SHARP WINDS, AND FLYING SNOW AND SLEET.
IF A FAMILY DIDN'T HAVE MONEY TO PAY HIM, HE TREATED
THEM FOR FREE. HE AND GLADYS WHITAKER SIGNED MY BIRTH
CERTIFICATE. IN THE FIFTYS HE HAD A BIG BROWN CHRYSLER.
HE WAS GOING TO THE HOSPITAL IN HARRISON AND RAN OFF THE ROAD AT BEAR CREEK AND WAS HURT BAD.

Contributed on 9/28/08 by camble121647
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Submitted: 9/28/08 • Approved: 9/28/08 • Last Updated: 9/2/12 • R68213-G68212-S3

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