About William Dunklin:
William is the father of the Loundes, Co, Al Dunklins. William moved his family to Butler Co, Al in
1819, then on to the Collirene area in 1826.
Scruggs Genealogy: With a Brief History of the Allied
By Ethel Hastings
WILLIAM DUNKLIN, son of Joseph
Dunklin by his wife Jean Wathin, was born in Orangeburg Township, South Carolina, May 17, 1781. He married
in 1799, Anne Hendricks Hamilton, the daughter of Thomas Hamilton (son of David Hamilton by his wife
Margaret Carlisle of Belfast, Ireland, who had emigrated to America in 1762, bringing their four-year-old
son Thomas, who had been born in Ireland April 9, 1758, and who died August 1844), by his wife Temperance
Arnold, in South Carolina. They moved to Alabama in 1819 and settled first in Butler County and later
removed to Lowndes County near Collorine Hill, where they both died, he in 1828 and his wife in 1869.
Both are hurried in Wathin Cemetery, ten miles south of Benton, Alabama. They had issue :
Hamilton, born July 28, 1801.
2. John Hendricks, born September 28, 1803, died July 18, 1824, of
fever; buried in Butler County, Alabama.
3. James Washington, born September 5, 1805.
Martin, born December 9, 1807, married William B. Haralson, September 13, 1827.
5. William Alanson,
born January 30, 1810.
6. Thomas Wathin, born April 2, 1812.
7- Jane Caroline, born February
9, 1814, married January 27, 1829, Hugh Patrick Caffey, by whom she had issue : Thomas Dunklin, born
May 23, 1831 ; died November 10, 1904, single; Hugh William,* born February 20, 1833 ; Hooper Patrick,
born March 26, 1837, died September 13, 1863, married Maria Rast ; Mary Ann, born January 23, 1840,
married William Wathin Dunklin, and Irene Caroline, born October 29, 1845, died July 14, 1900, married
John Ashurst Caffey.
8. Margaret Ann, born January n, 1816, died 1817.
About Ann Hendrick Hamilton:
Home in 1850(City,County,State): Lowndes, Lowndes, Alabama
Ann H Dunklin 63
Jane C Coffey 36
Hooper Coffey 13
Mary A C Coffey 10
Irene Coffey 5