Dessie Mabel Hawkins

14 September 1899–11 March 1998 (Age 98)
Ellis, Texas, United States

The Life of Dessie Mabel

When Dessie Mabel Hawkins was born on 14 September 1899, in Ellis, Texas, United States, her father, William Henry Hawkins, was 24 and her mother, Bessie Leona Curtis, was 17. She lived in Justice Precinct 2, Ellis, Texas, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 1, Young, Texas, United States in 1910. She died on 11 March 1998, in Kemp, Kaufman, Texas, United States, at the age of 98.

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Windom Porter
1891–1938
Dessie Mabel Hawkins
1899–1998

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 2

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1927

Age 28

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Hawkin, a diminutive of Hawk 1 with the Anglo-Norman French hypocoristic suffix -in.2 English: in the case of one family (see note below), this is a variant of Hawkinge, a habitational name from a place in Kent, so called from Old English Hafocing ‘hawk place’.3 Irish: sometimes used as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó hEacháin ( see Haughn ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dessa Hawkins in household of Henry Hawkins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bessie M Hawkins in household of Henry H Hawkins, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Dessie Hawkins in household of W H Hawkins, "United States Census, 1910"

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