James Richard Hawkins

8 January 1865–24 August 1904 (Age 39)
Wellsville, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of James Richard

When James Richard Hawkins was born on 8 January 1865, in Wellsville, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, John Hawkins, was 29 and his mother, Mary Jane Jenkins, was 19. He married Eliza Ann Hone on 29 September 1887, in Benjamin, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 24 August 1904, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 39, and was buried in Benjamin Cemetery, Benjamin, Utah, Utah, United States.

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James Richard Hawkins
Eliza Ann Hone
Marriage: 29 September 1887
James Ivan Hawkins

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 September 1887Benjamin, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 1
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 2
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 11
    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 44465;2007: 100579; 2010: 139751)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.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Teaching to Pray

    James R. Hawkins believed in the efficacy of prayer. "Teach your daughters to pray," he taught the sisters at one of their meetings, "that they may make a wise choice in choosing a husband." Source …

    Sources (22)

    • James Hawkins in household of John Hawkins, "United States Census, 1870"
    • James R Hawkins, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • James R. Hawkins, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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