R Thomas WATKINS John Lewis DUMOND Chester Carleece DUMOND Florence Irene DUMOND Jennie Belle DUMOND Sarah Haggy DUMOND Lester Lee DUMOND Leta Aline DUMOND Pauline B DUMOND Elizabeth Lois DUMOND Lloyd Thrace DUMOND John Lincoln DUMOND Jennie MCCOY Mini tree diagram

Katie WATKINS1,2,3,7,5,6

11th Nov 18871,2,3,4,5,6 - 15th Mar 19724,5,6

Life History

11th Nov 1887

Born in Arkansas.1,2,3,4,5,6

6th Dec 1905

Married John Lewis DUMOND in DeWitt, Arkansas, Arkansas.7

16th Oct 1906

Birth of son Chester Carleece DUMOND in Point Deluce-Prairie Union, Arkansas, Arkansas.8,3,9,10,11,6

about 1909

Birth of daughter Florence Irene DUMOND in Arkansas.12,3,7,7


Birth of daughter Jennie Belle DUMOND in Arkansas County, Arkansas.7,3,6

24th Nov 1913

Birth of daughter Sarah Haggy DUMOND in Arkansas County, Arkansas.13,14,2,3

20th Jan 1915

Birth of son Lester Lee DUMOND in Arkansas County, Arkansas.15,16,3,6

19th May 1917

Birth of daughter Leta Aline DUMOND in DeWitt, Arkansas, Arkansas.1,3,6,12,17

about 1918

Birth of daughter Pauline B DUMOND in Arkansas County, Arkansas.1,12,3

Oct 1919

Birth of daughter Elizabeth Lois DUMOND in Arkansas County, Arkansas.3,1,2

21st Nov 1922

Birth of son Lloyd Thrace DUMOND in DeWitt, Arkansas, Arkansas.1,18,2,6,19,20,17

12th Feb 1926

Birth of son John Lincoln DUMOND in Arkansas County, Arkansas.1,21,2,5,6

3rd Nov 1926

Death of John Lewis DUMOND in Arkansas County, Arkansas.4,6,1


Death of daughter Jennie Belle DUMOND.11,6

15th Mar 1972

Died in DeWitt, Arkansas, Arkansas.4,5,6

after 15th Mar 1972

Buried in Burial Childers Cemetery, DeWitt, Arkansas County, Arkansas.6


  • Katie is reported in the 1900 census, where she and all her Watkins (Wadkins) siblings are enumerated in the blended famly of her mother Jenny and her new husband Solomon Dumond and all his children.

    1900 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 16 June, LaGrue Township, District 4, page 13B,  Hse #255, Fam #260
    Dumond, Solomon Head  W M [no age or birth date rptd] married 0 years AR France TN [No Occup Rptd] Owns
    Dumond, Jenny Wife W F Aug 1865 34 married 0 yrs 0 child/0 living [from this marriage, 6 children from her 1st marriage are here] MS KY VA VA
    ** Dumond, Lewis son W M Apr 1887  13 AR AR TN **
    Dumond, Ada Dau W F May 1889  11 Single AR AR TN
    Dumond, Walter Son W M Jul 1896  3 Single AR AR TN
    Dumond, Curtis Son W M Jul 1897 [sic - ?]  3 Single AR AR TN
    Wadkins [Watkins], Leslie Stepson W M Aug 1884  15 Single AR NC AL
    ** Wadkins, Kate Stepdau W F Nov 1886 13 Single AR NC AL **
    Wadkins, Ray Stepson W M Jul 1889 10 Single AR NC AL
    Wadkins, Tena Stepdau W F Oct 1891 8 Single AR NC AL
    Wadkins, Walter Stepson W M Jan 1894 6 Single AR NC AL
    Wadkins, Ree Stepson W M Dec 1896 3 Single AR NC AL

    In 1905, Katie and one of her stepbrothers, John Lewis (Louis) Dumond, married.

    Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957
    S L [J L] Dumond
    Gender Male
    Age 18, Birth Year abt 1887
    Residence Dewitt, Arkansas, Arkansas
    Spouse's Name Katie Watkins
    Spouse's Gender Female
    Spouse's Age 18
    Spouse's Residence Dewitt, Arkansas, Arkansas
    Marriage 6 Dec 1905 Arkansas County
    Marriage License Date 5 Dec 1905

    All sources I have seen give this person's name only as Katie Dumond.  We would expect this to be short for Katherine, but I have not found that name anywhere.  There are few sources for information on Katie.

    I did not know Katie Dumond's maiden name until May 2008, when I found the obituary of Chester Carleece Dumond.  Chester died in August 1999, but I found the obit online on RootsWeb, reposted from the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette newspaper of 7 August 1999.  This obituary gives the names of Chester's parents.

    "Chester Carleece DuMond of DeWitt [was] born October 16, 1906, to John Lewis (Louie) and Katie Watkins DuMond."

    I had earlier found Katie in census entries with her husband and children  Katie is reported with her husband John Lewis, or Lewis J, in the 1920 census.  In 1930, she is a widow.

    1920 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 3 February, LaGrue Township, District 12, page 12A, Hse #247, Fam #257
    Dumond, Lewis J Head  Rents farm  M W 33 AR AR AR Farmer [b abt 1887]
    Dumond, Katie  Wife F W 33 AR AR AR [b abt 1887]
    Dumond, Chester C Son M W 13 AR AR AR [b abt 1907]
    Dumond, Florence I Dau F W 11 AR AR AR [b abt 1909]
    Dumond, Jennie B Dau F W 10 AR AR AR [b abt 1910]
    Dumond, Sarah H  Dau F W 7 AR AR AR [b abt 1913]
    Dumond, Lester Son M W 5 AR AR AR [b abt 1915]
    Dumond, Pauline Dau F W 2 AR AR AR [b abt 1918]
    Dumond, Aline Dau F W 2 AR AR AR [b abt 1918]
    Dumond, Lizzie L Dau F W 3 months AR AR AR [b abt Oct 1919]

    1930 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 17 April, LaGrue Township, District 17, page 10B, Point Deluce Rd, Hse #217, Fam #219
    Dumond, Katie  Head  Rents farm  F W 43  Widow AR AR AR [b abt 1887]
    Dumond, Florence Dau F W 22 AR AR AR [b abt 1908]
    Dumond, Pauline B  Dau F W 13 AR AR AR [b abt 1917]
    Dumond, Aline L Dau F W 13 AR AR AR [b abt 1917]
    Dumond, Elisabeth  L Dau F W 11 AR AR AR [b abt 1919]
    Dumond, Lloyd Son M W 8  AR AR AR [b abt 1922]
    Dumond, John L Son M W 4yrs 3mos  AR AR AR [b abt February 1926]

    Daughters Jennie and Sarah H are out of the home.  Katie's son Chester is living next door.  We get some additional middle initials from this census.

    1940 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 26 April, LaGrue Township, District 1-17, page 16A, Vitteton Rd to Sunny Side Rd, Hse #293, Rents $8
    Dumond, Katie Head F W 52 Grade 8 Single [Widow] b Ark  same place in 1935 [?] Operator Farm
    Dumond, Sarah Dau F W 27 Single Grade 8 b Ark  same place in 1935
    Dumond, Elizabeth Dau F W 20 Single Grade 8 b Ark same place in 1935
    Dumond, Lloyd Son M W 17 Single Grade HS-3 b Ark same place in 1935
    Dumond, J L Son M W 14 Single Grade 7 b Ark same place in 1935
    Dumond, Patsy Dau F W 4 Single Grade 0 b Ark

    Katie Watkins Dumond
    Birth Nov. 11, 1887 De Witt, Arkansas County, Arkansas
    Death Mar. 24, 1972 De Witt, Arkansas County, Arkansas
    Spouse John Louis Dumond (1887 - 1926)
    Chester Carleece Dumond (1906 - 1999)
    Sarah H. DuMond Clark (1913 - 1983)
    Lester Lee Dumond (1915 - 1998)
    Leta Aline Dumond (1917 - 2001)
    Lloyd Thrace Dumond (1922 - 1994)
    John Lincoln Dumond (1926 - 2001)
    Burial Childers Cemetery, Arkansas County, Arkansas, USA
    Created by Linda Miller Feb 21, 2006
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #13409737, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=13409737

    Social Security Death Index
    Katie Dumond
    Born 11 Nov 1887
    Died 15 Mar 1972
    Last Residence De Witt, Arkansas, Arkansas 72042
    SSN 431-05-4505 issued Arkansas (Before 1951)


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