Joan Hawkins

30 December 1933–28 March 2003 (Age 69)
Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Joan

When Joan Hawkins was born on 30 December 1933, in Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, David Charles Hawkins, was 46 and her mother, Ada Breakell, was 38. She married Arthur Masters in 1953. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 28 March 2003, in Wigan, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 69.

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Arthur Masters
Joan Hawkins
Marriage: 1953
Paul Masters
Sheila Masters
Keith Masters

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World Events (8)

1939 · Britain Enters World War II

Age 6

Britain entered the Second World War as war was declared on Germany on September 3, 1939. World War II came to an end after the Americans dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, which killed 140,000 people. Less than a week later, the Japanese surrendered and the war officially ended on August 15, 1945.

Age 7

Winston Churchill becomes prime minister. British fighter pilots repel German air attacks in the Battle of Britain. London and other cities badly damaged in German bombing raids.

Age 20

Queen Elizabeth II crowned at a coronation ceremony in Westminster Abbey in London.

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 ).

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

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Sources (1)

  • Hawkins, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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