Elitha Hawkins was born in 1707, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. She married Elias Cox on 14 November 1728, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters.
English: variant of Hawkin , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.
English: habitational name, with excrescent -s, from Hawkinge (Kent). The placename derives from the Old English personal name Heafoc or Old English heafoc ‘hawk’ + the placename forming suffix -ing. This name has been assimilated to the patronymic surname in Devon from Sir John Hawkyns (1532–95), victor against the Spanish Armada (1588), who was a member of the Devon family of Hawkins, a branch of a Kentish family from the village of Hawkinge. They held land in Plymouth as long ago as 1480.
Irish: variant of Haughn .