Serilda Henson

1830–1896 (Age 66)
Jackson, Ohio, United States

The Life of Serilda

When Serilda Henson was born in 1830, in Jackson, Ohio, United States, her father, Elijah Henson, was 26 and her mother, Leannah Ansey Sparkman, was 26. She married John Fry Hawk on 31 January 1852, in Jackson, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 daughters. She lived in Bloomfield Township, Jackson, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Steady Run Township, Keokuk, Iowa, United States in 1870. She died in 1896, in Red Oak, Montgomery, Iowa, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Red Oak, Montgomery, Iowa, United States.

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John Fry Hawk
Serilda Henson
Marriage: 31 January 1852
Leah Evaline Hawk
Elizabeth Hawk
Cerilda Hawk
Ida Celeste Hawk
Tempest Hawk

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31 January 1852
Jackson, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 0

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.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 6

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 27

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the personal name Henn(e), a short form of Henry 1, Hayne ( see Hain 2), or Hendy .2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAmhsaigh ( see Hampson 2).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cerilda Hawk in household of John F Hawk, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Larilda Henson in household of Elijah Henson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarelda Hawk in household of J F Hawk, "United States Census, 1860"

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