Jennie G. Hawkins

25 March 1894–June 1974 (Age 80)
Carmel, Hamilton, Indiana, United States

The Life of Jennie G.

When Jennie G. Hawkins was born on 25 March 1894, in Carmel, Hamilton, Indiana, United States, her father, Isaac Lewis Hawkins, was 33 and her mother, Lenora Applegate, was 27. She married Beachem Shore Campbell on 30 December 1913, in Hancock, Indiana, United States. She lived in Delaware Township, Hamilton, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Fall Creek Township, Hamilton, Indiana, United States in 1910. She died in June 1974, in Fortville, Hancock, Indiana, United States, at the age of 80.

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Beachem Shore Campbell
Jennie G. Hawkins
Marriage: 30 December 1913

Spouse and Children

30 December 1913
Hancock, Indiana, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Isaac Lewis Hawkins


    Lenora Applegate




    Ferd Isaiah Hawkins


    Charlotte R. Hawkins


    Dora Lotus Hawkins



    Saul Lewis Hawkins


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 12

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Jennie Hawkins in household of Lewis Hawkins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jennie G Hawkins in household of I Lewis Hawkins, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jennie Gertrude Hawkins, "Indiana, Marriages, 1780-1992"

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