Elizabeth Meears

3 July 1833–20 March 1901 (Age 67)
Ombersley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Meears was born on 3 July 1833, in Ombersley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, George Meears, was 30 and her mother, Sarah Ann Gibson, was 26. She married Thomas Sunderlund Hawkins on 28 May 1864, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 20 March 1901, in Colonia Juárez, Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico, at the age of 67, and was buried in Colonia Juárez, Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Sunderlund Hawkins
Elizabeth Meears
Marriage: 28 May 1864
Thomas Mears Hawkins
Elizabeth Mears Hawkins
David Mears Hawkins
Alma Mears Hawkins
Louesa Meears Hawkins

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 May 1864Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Texas pioneers seek independence from Mexico in 1835, achieving it in March 1836. Santa Anna defeated and forced to recognize independence of Texas. Spain and Vatican recognize Mexican republic in 1836.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 3
    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.
    Age 20
    Santa Anna returns to Mexico and becomes president. Sells additional territory to United States under Gadsden Purchase.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of Mears or Miers .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Partial Life History of Alma M. Hawkins

    This is a partial history of Alma Meers Hawkins as it was related to Carl E. Lindholm in 1943. I, Joseph Ralph Hawkins remember the days that my Uncle Carl would sit on our front porch in Tooele an …

    Sources (25)

    • Elizabeth Meears, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • Elizabeth Meirs in entry for David Hawkins, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"
    • Elizabeth Magars, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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