Selma Frances Hawkins

16 September 1935–9 September 2010 (Age 75)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Selma Frances

When Selma Frances Hawkins was born on 16 September 1935, in Missouri, United States, her father, Paul Kenneth Hawkins, was 22 and her mother, Margaret Ellen McKee, was 18. She married Lloyd Stanley Curtis Bullis on 5 April 1954, in Cass, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 9 September 2010, in Kerrville, Kerr, Texas, United States, at the age of 74.

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Lloyd Stanley Curtis Bullis
Selma Frances Hawkins
Marriage: 5 April 1954
Steven Thomas Bullis

Spouse and Children

5 April 1954
Cass, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings




    Kirby Vance Hawkins


    Selma Bullis


World Events (8)

1945 · Missouri's Fourth Constitution Becomes Effective

Age 10

Missouri's current constitution became effective on March 30, 1945.
1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 14

One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.
1963 · Assassination of President John F. Kennedy

Age 28

John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, was assassinated in Dallas at 12:30pm. He was riding in a presidential motorcade by Jacqueline (his wife), with John Connally (Texas Governor) and Connally's wife (Nellie). President Kennedy was pronounced dead in Parkland Memorial Hospital within thirty minutes of the shooting.

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)

  • Selma Frances Hawkins in entry for Mr Lloyd S Bullis, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Selma Frances Hawkins, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Selma Frances Hawkins, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

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