Althea Bell Hawkins

18 June 1931–17 September 2015 (Age 84)
San Francisco, California, United States

The Life of Althea Bell

When Althea Bell Hawkins was born on 18 June 1931, in San Francisco, California, United States, her father, Archie Edmond Hawkins, was 39 and her mother, Margaret Joy Douglass, was 34. She married James Darrell Holbrook on 23 December 1949, in Ontario, Malheur, Oregon, United States. She lived in Berkeley, Alameda, California, United States in 1935 and Cairo Election Precinct, Malheur, Oregon, United States in 1940. She died on 17 September 2015, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Darrell Holbrook
1930–2008
Althea Bell Hawkins
1931–2015
Marriage: 23 December 1949

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 December 1949
Ontario, Malheur, Oregon, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1932

Age 1

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1949 · The Queen Theatre

Age 18

The Queen Theatre was opened on August 12 and housed a 540-seat auditorium. When the Queen Theatre was bought by Consolidated Amusements, they renovated the theater to maintain its style and get its equipment up to date. In 1993, the new Gateway 8 was taking away business from the Queen and ultimately it had to close its doors and sell its property.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 24

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

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)

  • Althea Bell Hawkens Holbrook in household of James Darrel Holbrook, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Althea Bell Hawkens Holbrook in household of James Darrel Holbrook, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Althea Belle Hawkins Holbrook in household of James Darrel Holbrook, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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