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.
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.