John Hawkins

Male1780–after 1830

Brief Life History of John

John Hawkins was born in 1780. He had at least 1 son. He lived in Jefferson, Mississippi, United States for about 10 years. He died after 1830, in Mississippi, United States.

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John Hawkins
1780–1830
Richard Clay Hawkins
1797–1870

Sources (2)

  • John Hawkins, "United States Census, 1830"
  • John Hawkins, "United States Census, 1820"

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Children (1)

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

1783 · A Free America

Age 3

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 14

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

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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