David Allen Hawk

18 April 1811–23 September 1881 (Age 70)
Greenbrier, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of David Allen

When David Allen Hawk was born on 18 April 1811, in Greenbrier, Virginia, United States, his father, Jacob Hawk, was 46 and his mother, Sarah Baumgardner, was 44. He married Elizabeth Loving on 21 November 1833, in Jackson, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Iowa, United States in 1870 and Steady Run Township, Keokuk, Iowa, United States in 1880. He died on 23 September 1881, in Martinsburg, Pike, Illinois, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Mount Zion Cemetery, Hayesville, Keokuk, Iowa, United States.

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David Allen Hawk
Elizabeth Loving
Marriage: 21 November 1833
Christopher Hawk
Allen Hawk
Stephen Hawk
Keziah Hawk
Ezra Hawk
Andrew Hawk
Elijah Hawk
Sarah E Hawk
Hulda Hawk
Allen Hawk

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  • Marriage
    21 November 1833Jackson, Ohio, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1812 · Monumental Church Built
    Age 1
    The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 19
    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.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 6214;2007: 13098; 2010: 16884)English: nickname from Middle English havoc, havek, hauk ‘hawk or falcon’ (Old English hafoc). It may have been given to a professional falconer, to someone of a savage or cruel disposition, or to someone who held land by providing hawks for his lord, as in an instance from 1130, where Ralph Hauoc owed the royal Exchequer two ‘girfals’ (i.e. gyrfalcons or hawks).English: topographic name for a ‘(dweller in) the nook or corner’, from Middle English halke (derived from Old English halh + the diminutive suffix -oc).

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

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    Sources (18)

    • David Hawk, "United States Census, 1880"
    • David Hank, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • David Hawk in entry for Hulda Hagan, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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