Lyman Hawkins

17 June 1821–10 November 1898 (Age 77)
German, Chenango, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Lyman

When Lyman Hawkins was born on 17 June 1821, in German, Chenango, New York, United States, his father, Edward Hawkins Jr, was 64 and his mother, Sarah Cummings, was 39. He married Abigail Henderson on 11 April 1850, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Weber, Utah, United States in 1860 and Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 10 November 1898, in Burlington, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Burlington, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States.

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Lyman Hawkins
Abigail Henderson
Marriage: 11 April 1850
Edward Henderson Hawkins
Samuel Henderson Hawkins
Caroline Hawkins
Julia Ann Hawkins
Elizabeth Hawkins
Lyman Hawkins
Ulrich Hawkins
Mary Abigail Hawkins
George Thomas Hawkins
Sarah Hawkins
Martin Benjamin Hawkins
William Dan Hawkins
Charlotte Hawkins

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  • Marriage
    11 April 1850Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 4
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    Age 6
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1842 · Relief Society Organized
    Age 21
    The Relief Society of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was organized on March 17, 1842. Emma Smith was the first Relief Society president. It was established as a way to help strengthen and serve other women.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Hawkin , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.English: habitational name, with excrescent -s, from Hawkinge (Kent). The placename derives from the Old English personal name Heafoc or Old English heafoc ‘hawk’ + the placename forming suffix -ing. This name has been assimilated to the patronymic surname in Devon from Sir John Hawkyns (1532–95), victor against the Spanish Armada (1588), who was a member of the Devon family of Hawkins, a branch of a Kentish family from the village of Hawkinge. They held land in Plymouth as long ago as 1480.Irish: variant of Haughn .

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

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    Sources (23)

    • Lymon Howkins, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Lyman Hockins in entry for Elizabeth Boyle, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Lyman Hawkins, "United States Census, 1870"

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