Abagail Collins Hawes

18 November 1813–16 April 1897 (Age 83)
Vassalborough, Maine, United States

The Life of Abagail Collins

When Abagail Collins Hawes was born on 18 November 1813, her father, Isaiah Hawes, was 36 and her mother, Desire Collins, was 26. She had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Cornelius N Gower. She lived in Abbot, Kennebec, Massachusetts, United States in 1850 and Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. She died on 16 April 1897, in Chippewa Falls, Chippewa, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Cornelius N Gower
1811–1896
Abagail Collins Hawes
1813–1897
Clara Amelia Gower
1840–1930
Abba Cornelia Gower
1842–1923
Cornelius Albert Gower
1845–1932
Arthur Collins Gower
1852–1944

Spouse and Children

children

(4)

    Clara Amelia Gower

    Female1840–1930Female

    Abba Cornelia Gower

    Female1842–1923Female

    Cornelius Albert Gower

    Male1845–1932Male

    Male1852–1944Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Temperance Hawes

    Female1808–Female

    Sarah Hawes

    Female1810–1898Female

    Desire Hawes

    Female1812–Female

    Female1813–1897Female

    Female1815–1893Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 6

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 7

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 23

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English (southern):1. patronymic from Haw 2. 2. from a Norman female personal name, Haueis, from Germanic Haduwidis, composed of the elements hadu ‘strife’, ‘contention’ + widi ‘wide’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Abigal H Gower in household of Cornelius M Gower, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Abigail H Gower in household of Cornelius N Gower, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Abegail H Gower in household of Cornelius N Gower, "United States Census, 1880"

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