Eunice Kellogg

8 December 1837–12 April 1907 (Age 69)
Newtown, Richland Township, Fountain, Indiana, United States

The Life of Eunice

When Eunice Kellogg was born on 8 December 1837, in Newtown, Richland Township, Fountain, Indiana, United States, her father, Ezra Kellogg, was 51 and her mother, Esther Waite, was 24. She married Hyatt Riley Hawkins on 2 October 1856, in Fountain, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Missouri, United States in 1870 and Shoal Creek Township, Barry, Missouri, United States in 1880. She died on 12 April 1907, in Aurora, Lawrence, Missouri, United States, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Hyatt Riley Hawkins
Eunice Kellogg
Marriage: 2 October 1856
Jesse Jane Hawkins
Wayne Alvin Hawkins
Frances Caroline Hawkins

Spouse and Children

2 October 1856
Fountain, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings




    Elizabeth Kellogg


    William Judd Kellogg


    Ethel Benjamin Kellogg


    Emily Kellogg


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World Events (8)

1838 · Lord Reveals the Name of His Chruch

Age 1

On April 26, 1838, The Lord reveals that the name of His Church should be The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This revelation was given to the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. in Far West, Missouri.
1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 4

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.
1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 19

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: of uncertain origin. Early forms such as de Kellock, de Keloche are evidently habitational names, perhaps from Keiloch in Aberdeenshire or Killoch in Ayrshire ( see Killough ).2 Scottish and northern English: from the Old Norse personal name Kjallákr, which is a borrowing of Irish Ceallach ( see Kelly ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Unica Kellogg in household of Ezra Kellogg, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Eunis Hawkins, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Unis Hawkins, "United States Census, 1870"

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