Dr. Donly Curtis Hawley

Male31 October 1855–27 January 1926

Brief Life History of Donly Curtis

When Dr. Donly Curtis Hawley was born on 31 October 1855, in Fletcher, Franklin, Vermont, United States, his father, Dr Curtis Farnsworth Hawley, was 29 and his mother, Louisa A. Boynton, was 33. He married Jessie Hill on 27 November 1878, in Fairfax, Franklin, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States for about 10 years and Chittenden, Vermont, United States in 1920. He died on 27 January 1926, in Daytona Beach, Volusia, Florida, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Lakeview Cemetery, Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States.

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Dr. Donly Curtis Hawley
Jessie Hill
Marriage: 27 November 1878
Bessie C Hawley
May Hill Hawley

Sources (23)

  • Dancy C Hawley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Donly C. Hawley, "Vermont, Births and Christenings, 1765-1908"
  • Donly C Hawley, "Florida Deaths, 1877-1939"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 November 1878Fairfax, Franklin, Vermont, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)


    Age 6

    Florida has had 6 Constitutions since it became a state. The first Constitution was drafted in Saint Joseph, now known as Port St. Joe. Presently Florida is governed by the Constitution of 1968.


    Age 8

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 20

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from a lost place called Hawley in Sheffield (Yorkshire). The placename derives from Old Norse haugr ‘hill, burial mound’ + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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