Elizabeth Hawes

Female20 November 1858–17 August 1950

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Hawes was born on 20 November 1858, in Washington, District of Columbia, United States, her father, James M Hawes, was 29 and her mother, Matilda H Haven, was 26. She lived in Delaware, Delaware, Ohio, United States in 1880 and Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States in 1900. She died on 17 August 1950, in Washington, District of Columbia, United States, at the age of 91.

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James M Hawes
Matilda H Haven
Mary Kate Hawes
Elizabeth Hawes

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth S Hawes in household of Edward L Anthony, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Elizabeth Hawes - death: 17 August 1950; Washington, District of Columbia, United States
  • Elizabeth S. Hawes dans le foyer de James Hawes, "Recensement des États-Unis de 1880"

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World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 2

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

1865 · Assassination Plot

Age 7

On April 14,1865, an assassination plot takes place. The first shot is President Lincoln by John Wilkes Booth while at Ford's Theater. The second is the secretary of State William H. Seward who is stabbed multiple times. The final is suppose to be the vice president Andrew Johnson but the would be assassin got cold feet.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 24

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

English (southern):

of Norman origin, from Anglo-Norman French and Middle English Haueis, Hawis, from an Old French form of the ancient Germanic female personal name Hadewidis (from had- ‘war’ + wid- with a range of possible original meanings).

variant of Haw , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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