Elizabeth Hawkins

about 1796–20 April 1842 (Age 46)
Ramsgate, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Hawkins was born about 1796, in Ramsgate, Kent, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of John Hawkins and Elizabeth. She married William Pullen on 21 October 1827, in Chilham, Kent, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 20 April 1842, in Chilham, Kent, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 46, and was buried in Chilham, Kent, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

William Pullen
Elizabeth Hawkins
Marriage: 21 October 1827
Frances Pullen
William Wills Pullen
Charlotte Pullen
Elizabeth Pullen
Jesse Pullen
Alice Pullen
Daniel Pullen

Spouse and Children

21 October 1827
Chilham, Kent, England, United Kingdom


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Hawkins






World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 5

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 12

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

Age 19

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

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)

  • Elizabeth Pullen in household of William Pullen, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Elizabeth Hawkins, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Elizabeth Pullen in entry for William Wills Pullen, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"

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