Ann Hawks

Female2 May 1741–1772

Brief Life History of Ann

When Ann Hawks was born on 2 May 1741, in Cawood, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Hawks, was 40 and her mother, Ann Wilson, was 35. She married John Morritt on 5 November 1765, in Cawood, Yorkshire, England. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died in 1772, at the age of 31, and was buried in Cawood, Yorkshire, England.

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John Morritt
Ann Hawks
Marriage: 5 November 1765
Thomas Morrit
Ann Morrit
Jane Morritt
John Morritt

Sources (8)

  • Ann Morrit, "England, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1538-2016"
  • Ann Morrit, "England, Yorkshire, Bishop's Transcripts, 1547-1957"
  • Ann Hawks, "England, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1538-2016"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 November 1765Cawood, Yorkshire, England
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (3)

    1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

    Age 11

    Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.

    1754 · Seven Years' War

    Age 13

    The Seven Years' War began as a North American conflict then stretched between England and France. England, along with allies, battled France in America, India, and Europe, making it arguably the first global war. The conflict ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and England was victorious. The Seven Years' war ultimately led to discontent in the colonies and the American Revolution.

    1770 · Boston Tea Party

    Age 29

    Thousands of British troops were sent to Boston to enforce Britain's tax laws. Taxes were repealed on all imports to the American Colonies except tea. Americans, disguised as Native Americans, dumped chests of tea imported by the East India Company into the Boston Harbor in protest. This escalated tensions between the American Colonies and the British government.

    Name Meaning

    English (Kent and London):

    variant of Hawk , with excrescent -s, a development very common in the Midlands.

    variant of Hawkins , with partial ellipsis of the final syllable.

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

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