Elizabeth Hawes

6 November 1697–8 January 1748 (Age 50)
Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Hawes was born on 6 November 1697, in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Deacon Joseph Hawes, was 24 and her mother, Mary Howes, was 25. She married Jonathan Sears on 29 June 1721, in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 8 January 1748, in her hometown, at the age of 50, and was buried in Sears Cemetery, Brewster, Barnstable, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Sears
1693–1738
Elizabeth Hawes
1697–1748
Marriage: 29 June 1721
David Sears
1722–1723
David Sears
1724–
Jonathan Sears
1725–1752
Joseph Sears
1728–1758
Mary Sears
1730–
Sarah Sears
1731–1749
Prince Sears
1732–1732
Nathan Sears
1733–
Prince Sears
1735–1829
Nathaniel Sears
1738–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 June 1721
Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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Name Meaning

English (southern):1. patronymic from Haw 2. 2. from a Norman female personal name, Haueis, from Germanic Haduwidis, composed of the elements hadu ‘strife’, ‘contention’ + widi ‘wide’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elezebeth Howes, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Elezabeth Hawes, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Elesabeth Hawes, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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