Mary Nell Hawkins

1906–1987 (Age 80)
Flora, Madison, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Mary Nell

When Mary Nell Hawkins was born on 23 February 1906, in Flora, Madison, Mississippi, United States, her father, Lemuel Hawkins, was 27 and her mother, Nannie Shirley, was 24. She lived in Vernon, Madison, Mississippi, United States in 1920. She died in February 1987, in Clinton, Hinds, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Mary Nell Hawkins
1906–1987
Ernest Byrd Allen
1906–1969

Spouse & Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Lemuel Hawkins

    Male1878–1929Male

  • Female1881–1958Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 1

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1929

Age 23

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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 ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Mary N Hawkins in household of Leon Hawkiins, "United States Census, 1920"

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