Bessie Hawkins

13 December 1901–31 January 1980 (Age 78)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Bessie

Bessie Hawkins was born on 13 December 1901, in Alabama, United States. She married Holman Alvin Armstrong about 1940, in Autauga, Alabama, United States. She died on 31 January 1980, in Prattville, Autauga, Alabama, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Holman Alvin Armstrong
1890–1949
Bessie Hawkins
1901–1980
Marriage: about 1940

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1940
Autauga, Alabama, United States

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1912 · Alabama Equal Suffrage Association Formed

Age 11

The Alabama Equal Suffrage Association was founded in Birmingham to fight for the voting rights of white women.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 22

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Hawkin, a diminutive of Hawk 1 with the Anglo-Norman French hypocoristic suffix -in.2 English: in the case of one family (see note below), this is a variant of Hawkinge, a habitational name from a place in Kent, so called from Old English Hafocing ‘hawk place’.3 Irish: sometimes used as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó hEacháin ( see Haughn ).

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

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