Silas K. Hawkins

31 October 1847–20 November 1889 (Age 42)
Burlington Flats, Burlington, Otsego, New York, United States

The Life of Silas K.

When Silas K. Hawkins was born on 31 October 1847, in Burlington Flats, Burlington, Otsego, New York, United States, his father, Joseph Hawkins, was 20 and his mother, Lydia Pratt, was 16. He married Lucina Adelle Crandall on 19 December 1872. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Burlington, Burlington, Otsego, New York, United States in 1865 and Minnesota, United States in 1870. He died on 20 November 1889, in Burlington Flats, Burlington, Otsego, New York, United States, at the age of 42.

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Family Time Line

Silas K. Hawkins
Lucina Adelle Crandall
Marriage: 19 December 1872
Adrian Crandall Hawkins

Spouse and Children


    Lucina Adelle Crandall


19 December 1872


Parents and Siblings




    Rosetta Hawkins


    Marshall Hawkins


    Alfred Hawkins


    Ira Hawkins


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World Events (7)


Age 11

Minnesota is the 32nd state.
1862 · The Dakota Conflict/War

Age 15

The Dakota War was an armed conflict between the United States and several bands of Dakota Native Americans. It began along the Minnesota River four years after Minnesota was admitted as a state. The Dakota made attacks on hundreds of settlers, which resulted in their deaths. A military tribunal sentenced 303 Dakota men to death for their crimes but 264 of them were exonerated. The remaining 38 were apart of a mass hanging on December 26 that same year. It was the largest mass execution in United States history.

Age 16

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

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 (3)

  • Silas K Hawkins in household of Van Repellear Hawkins, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • Sylas Hawkins in household of Joseph Hawkins, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Silas Kelsey Hawkins in household of Van Renpelear Hawkins, "New York, State Census, 1855"

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