John Hawthorn

22 February 1851–25 August 1920 (Age 69)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of John

When John Hawthorn was born on 22 February 1851, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Robert C Hawthorn, was 46 and his mother, Elizabeth Barker, was 40. He married Elizabeth Eleanor Beloate in 1876. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Benton, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years and Jonesboro, Craighead, Arkansas, United States in 1900. He died on 25 August 1920, in Arkansas, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Jonesboro, Craighead, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Hawthorn
Elizabeth Eleanor Beloate
Marriage: 1876
Donald Kent Hawthorne
John Hannibal Hawthorne
Blanch Hawthorne

Spouse and Children


    Elizabeth Eleanor Beloate


Corning, Clay Co., AR



    John Hannibal Hawthorne


    Blanch Hawthorne


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 11

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 19

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant spelling of Hawthorne .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Hawthorn in household of Elizabeth Hawthorn, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John Hawthorn in household of R H Hawthorn, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John C Hawthorne, "United States Census, 1900"

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