Matteen Tooner Hawkins

21 February 1892–17 August 1971 (Age 79)
Brazil, Clay, Indiana, United States

The Life of Matteen Tooner

Matteen Tooner Hawkins was born on 21 February 1892, in Brazil, Clay, Indiana, United States. He married Helen Mary Smith on 15 October 1929, in Lorain, Ohio, United States. He died on 17 August 1971, in Elyria, Lorain, Ohio, United States, at the age of 79.

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Matteen Tooner Hawkins
1892–1971
Helen Mary Smith
1899–1984
Marriage: 15 October 1929

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 October 1929
Lorain, Ohio, United States

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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 14

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.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 21

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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 (2)

  • Matteen T. Hawkins, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Matteen T Hawkins, "Ohio Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007"

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