James "Roland" Hawes

9 February 1829–
Corinna, Penobscot, Maine, United States

The Life of James "Roland"

When James "Roland" Hawes was born on 9 February 1829, in Corinna, Penobscot, Maine, United States, his father, James Hawes, was 29 and his mother, Frances Hancock Lawrence, was 25. He died in At Sea.

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Family Time Line

James Hawes
1799–1865
Frances Hancock Lawrence
1803–1888
Rebecca Parker Hawes
1827–1890
James "Roland" Hawes
1829–
Frances Ann Hawes
1831–1927
Laura Burr Rose Hawes
1833–1870
Martin Van Buren Hawes
1835–1901
Byron Hawes
1839–1915
Sarah Emeline Hawes
1841–1895
Jesse Hawes Dr
1843–1901
Frederick Webber Hawes
1845–1911

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1832 · Calais Branch is Chartered

Age 3

The State of Maine chartered the Calais Railway in 1832, one of the first railway charters to be granted by the state. Construction was very long, as the project was reorganized, abandoned, transferred to other companies, and extended several times. It was finally completed in 1898.
1863

Age 34

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English (southern):1. patronymic from Haw 2. 2. from a Norman female personal name, Haueis, from Germanic Haduwidis, composed of the elements hadu ‘strife’, ‘contention’ + widi ‘wide’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • James R. Hawes, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
  • James R. Hawes, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"

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