Mary Hawkins

1775–March 1850 (Age 75)
Culpeper, Culpeper, Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Hawkins was born in 1775, in Culpeper, Culpeper, Virginia, United States, her father, Mathew Hawkins, was 35 and her mother, Hannah Maxwell, was 33. She married William Goodrich Lightfoot. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She died in March 1850, in Edgar, Edgar, Illinois, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

William Goodrich Lightfoot
1774–1860
Mary Hawkins
1775–1850
Marriage:
Susannah Lightfoot
1806–1891
William T. Lightfoot
1810–
Evalina Lightfoot
1819–1870
James Madison Lightfoot
1808–1883
Thornton Lightfoot
1810–1850
Henry Harrison Lightfoot
1812–1885
Almira Lightfoot
1816–1914
Ann Mariah Lightfoot
1817–1849
John GOODRICH Lightfoot
1822–1901

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
children

(9)

    Susannah Lightfoot

    Female1806–1891Female

    Male1808–1883Male

    Thornton Lightfoot

    Male1810–1850Male

    William T. Lightfoot

    Male1810–Male

    Henry Harrison Lightfoot

    Male1812–1885Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    Female1762–1826Female

    Job Hawkins

    Male1764–1822Male

    Rebecca Hawkins

    Female1768–Female

    Female1770–1822Female

    John Hawkins

    Male1774–1819Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 1

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 5

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 25

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

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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