John Hawley

MaleSeptember 1767–22 March 1832

Brief Life History of John

When John Hawley was born in September 1767, in Colsterworth, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Hawley, was 38 and his mother, Elizabeth Worthington, was 38. He married Elizabeth Thurlby on 27 December 1800. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 22 March 1832, in his hometown, at the age of 64, and was buried in Colsterworth, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom.

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John Hawley
Elizabeth Thurlby
Marriage: 27 December 1800
John Hawley
Mary Hawley
William Hawley
Thomas Hawley
George Hawley
Sarah Hawley

Sources (29)

  • John Hawley, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Hawley, "England, Lincolnshire, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1574-1885"
  • John Hanley, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 December 1800
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (5)

    1801 · The Act of Union

    Age 34

    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

    Age 41

    The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.


    Age 48

    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from a lost place called Hawley in Sheffield (Yorkshire). The placename derives from Old Norse haugr ‘hill, burial mound’ + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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