Raymond Gilbert Hawkins

25 August 1898–5 February 1985 (Age 86)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Raymond Gilbert

When Raymond Gilbert Hawkins was born on 25 August 1898, in Kentucky, United States, his father, James Allen Hawkins, was 37 and his mother, Minnie Etta Gritton, was 36. He married Retta Pearl Smith on 20 November 1917, in Jeffersonville, Clark, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Magisterial District 4, Mercer, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Highland Park, Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States in 1910. He died on 5 February 1985, in Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Raymond Gilbert Hawkins
Retta Pearl Smith
Marriage: 20 November 1917
Gilbert W Hawkins

Spouse and Children

20 November 1917
Jeffersonville, Clark, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Belle Hawkins


    Lela Bell Hawkins




    Hollie Augustine Hawkins


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 2

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 25

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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Sources (3)

  • Raymond Hawkins in household of James Hawkins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Raymond G Hawkins in household of James Hawkins, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Raymond G Hawkins, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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