Emma Ellen Ottinger Hawk

Brief Life History of Emma Ellen

When Emma Ellen Ottinger Hawk was born on 17 July 1851, in Greene, Tennessee, United States, her father, Henry C. Ottinger, was 22 and her mother, Hannah Elizabeth Rader, was 24. She had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Henry M Hawk. She lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870 and Cocke, Tennessee, United States for about 20 years. She died on 8 September 1903, in United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Salem Lutheran Church Cemetery, Parrottsville, Cocke, Tennessee, United States.

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Henry M Hawk
Emma Ellen Ottinger Hawk
John Dolphus Hawk
James Miles Hawk
Isaac Franklin Hawk
(child) Minnie C Hawk

Sources (10)

  • Emma Hawk in household of Henry Hawk, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Emma E Ottinger Hawk, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Ellen Kelly in entry for James Miles Hawk, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.


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


Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Otting .

German (also Öttinger): habitational name for someone from any of the places called Otting or Öttingen, in Swabia, Bavaria, and Lorraine (France). Compare Oettinger .

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Ettinger , a cognate of 2 above.

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

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