John Hawes Sr

10 June 1869–27 December 1971 (Age 102)
Lemhi, Lemhi, Idaho, United States

The Life of John

When John Hawes Sr was born on 10 June 1869, in Lemhi, Lemhi, Idaho, United States, his father, George Hawes, was 26 and his mother, Mrs (Shoshoni Indian) Hawes, was 22. He married Clara Melvina Quigley on 15 November 1891, in Stockton, Bannock, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Swan Lake, Bannock, Idaho, United States in 1920. He died on 27 December 1971, in Lava Hot Springs, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 102, and was buried in Oxford, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Hawes Sr
Clara Melvina Quigley
Marriage: 15 November 1891
Harriet Hawes
John Hawes, Jr.
Thomas Dobson Hawes
Lucy Addie Hawes

Spouse and Children

15 November 1891
Stockton, Bannock, Idaho, United States


Parents and Siblings

    George Hawes


    Mrs (Shoshoni Indian) Hawes




    Walter Hawes



    Yumba Wanagon Hawes


World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Age 21

Historical Boundaries 1890: Dempsey was extant by this year, Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States 1911: Name changed to Hall City, Bannock, Idaho, United States 1915: Name changed to Lava Hot Springs, Bannock, Idaho, United States
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 27

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Jhon Hewes Sr., "United States Census, 1920"
  • John Hawes, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John Haws, "United States Census, 1910"

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