Hawkins Delamar

from 1810 to 1813–about 1865 (Age 55)
Craven, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Hawkins

When Hawkins Delamar was born from 1810 to 1813, in Craven, North Carolina, United States, his father, Francis Delamar, was 57 and his mother, Elizabeth Brooks, was 33. He married Eliza Ball on 28 December 1835. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died about 1865, in Craven, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 55.

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Family Time Line

Hawkins Delamar
Eliza Ball
Marriage: 28 December 1835
David Delamar
John Delamar
Elizabeth Delamar
Caroline Delamar
Paul Jones Delamar
Benjamin F. Delamar

Spouse and Children


    Eliza Ball


28 December 1835


    David Delamar


    John Delamar


    Elizabeth Delamar


    Caroline Delamar


    Paul Jones Delamar


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Francis Delamar


    Elizabeth Brooks





    John Avery DeLamar


World Events (7)


Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 2

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 15

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English:1. (of Norman origin) habitational name from any of the places in northern France called La Mare ‘the pond’. 2. possibly a topographic name from Anglo-Norman French de la ‘from the’ + Middle English mere ‘pond’ or more ‘marsh’, ‘moor’. Delamere Forest in Cheshire, ‘forest of the lake (Old English mere)’ may also account for some examples of the surname.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Hawkins Delamor, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Hawkins Delamar, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Hawkins Delamar, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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