Mary Ann Hawkins

Brief Life History of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Hawkins was born on 1 September 1849, in Tennessee, United States, her father, John W. Hawkins, was 33 and her mother, Elizabeth C Vance, was 29. She married Francis Marion Stone on 1 January 1865, in Coffee, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Coffee, Tennessee, United States in 1900 and Marshall, Tennessee, United States in 1930. She died on 16 April 1932, in Lewisburg, Marshall, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Medium Cemetery, Boonshill, Lincoln, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Francis Marion Stone
Mary Ann Hawkins
Marriage: 1 January 1865
Elizabeth Stone
Henry Albert Stone
Letiza “Lettie” Virginia Stone
Martha Ann Stone
Docia Ellen Stone
Mary or Mollie Frances Stone
Susan Dedrick Stone
John Thomas Stone
Judith Stone
James Curry Stone

Sources (28)

  • Mary Hawkins in household of John W Hawkins, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Ann Hawkins - Individual or family possessions: birth: 1 September 1849; Tennessee, United States
  • Mary Hawkins, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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.

1872 · The First National Park

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Hawkin , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

English: habitational name, with excrescent -s, from Hawkinge (Kent). The placename derives from the Old English personal name Heafoc or Old English heafoc ‘hawk’ + the placename forming suffix -ing. This name has been assimilated to the patronymic surname in Devon from Sir John Hawkyns (1532–95), victor against the Spanish Armada (1588), who was a member of the Devon family of Hawkins, a branch of a Kentish family from the village of Hawkinge. They held land in Plymouth as long ago as 1480.

Irish: variant of Haughn .

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

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