Jesse James Hawkins

Male8 December 1879–23 October 1918

Brief Life History of Jesse James

When Jesse James Hawkins was born on 8 December 1879, in South Carolina, United States, his father, James Amos Hawkins, was 28 and his mother, Sarah Frances Gallman, was 21. He married Lyde Aileen Webster on 22 March 1903, in Lonoke, Lonoke, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Pittsburg Township, Johnson, Arkansas, United States in 1900 and Missouri Township, Clark, Arkansas, United States in 1910. He died on 23 October 1918, in Arkansas, United States, at the age of 38, and was buried in Lonoke Cemetery, Lonoke, Lonoke, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse James Hawkins
1879–1918
Lyde Aileen Webster
1883–1956
Marriage: 22 March 1903
Grace Witherspoon Hawkins
1904–1950
Clarice Evelyn Hawkins
1907–1986
Eugenia Frances Hawkins
1909–1975

Sources (10)

  • Jesse J Hawkins in household of James A Hawkins, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jessie J Hawkins, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • Jesse James Hawkins, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 March 1903Lonoke, Lonoke, Arkansas, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 2

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

    Age 4

    The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 11

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    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 .

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

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