George Hawley

Male14 September 1824–20 July 1905

Brief Life History of George

When George Hawley was born on 14 September 1824, in DuPage Township, Will, Illinois, United States, his father, John Pierce Hawley, was 35 and his mother, Sarah Mariah Schroeder, was 24. He married Ann Hadfield on 4 July 1846, in Austin, Travis, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Grove Township, Shelby, Iowa, United States for about 5 years and Blue Township, Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1900. He died on 20 July 1905, in Holden, Johnson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Holden Cemetery, Madison Township, Johnson, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Hawley
Ann Hadfield
Marriage: 4 July 1846
Martha Ann Hawley
George Cornamon Hawley
Mary L. Hawley
Moroni Hawley
Gideon Mahonri Hawley
Rozina Jane Hawley
Sarah Priscilla Hawley
Isaac Lorin Hawley
Joseph Aaron Hawley
Lillian Elizabeth Hawley
William Samuel Hawley

Sources (25)

  • George Hawley, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • George Hawley in entry for Joe Hawley, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
  • Geo Hawley, "United States Census, 1860"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 July 1846Austin, Travis, Texas, United States
  • Children (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 1

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.


    Age 3

    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States


    Age 22

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from a lost place called Hawley in Sheffield (Yorkshire). The placename derives from Old Norse haugr ‘hill, burial mound’ + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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