Francis Hawkins

1856–
Ohio, United States

The Life of Francis

When Francis Hawkins was born in 1856, in Ohio, United States, his father, Levi Hawkins, was 35 and his mother, Margaret Hendricks, was 29. He lived in Center Township, Monroe, Ohio, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

Levi Hawkins
1821–
Margaret Hendricks
1827–1909
Elizabeth A Hawkins
1847–1932
Mary Hawkins
1849–
Sarah A Hawkins
1850–
James Hawkins
1854–
Francis Hawkins
1856–
Lydia Ella Hawkins
1858–1928

Parents and Siblings

    Male1821–Male

    Margaret Hendricks

    Female1827–1909Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 4

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1863

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 34

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

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 (2)

  • Francis Hawkins in household of Levi Hawkins, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Francis M Hawkins in household of Levi Hawkins, "United States Census, 1870"

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