John Henry Hawkins

30 May 1880–August 1949 (Age 69)
Cadiz, Trigg, Kentucky, United States

The Life of John Henry

John Henry Hawkins was born on 30 May 1880, in Cadiz, Trigg, Kentucky, United States as the son of Jackson H. “Jack” Hawkins and Jo Ann McIntosh. He married Anna Jane Gardiner on 27 June 1900, in Graves, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He died in August 1949, in Graves, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

John Henry Hawkins
Anna Jane Gardiner
Marriage: 27 June 1900
Charlie Hawkins
Harlan Hawkins
Estella Mae Hawkins
Joseph G. Hawkins
George Lewis Hawkins

Spouse and Children

27 June 1900
Graves, Kentucky, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Jackson H. “Jack” Hawkins


    Jo Ann McIntosh





    Willard Robert Hawkins


    Ruth Hawkins



    Dell Hawkins


World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 12

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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)

  • John H Hawkins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John Hawkins in entry for George Lewis Hawkins, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"
  • John Hawkins in entry for Charles Hawkins, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

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