Riley Glover Hawkins

6 December 1901–August 1969 (Age 67)
<Dixon, Phelps Co., MO.

The Life of Riley Glover

When Riley Glover Hawkins was born on 6 December 1901, his father, Squire Luther Hawkins, was 27 and his mother, Agnes Clementine Rogers, was 21. He married Viva Miriam Murrell on 16 January 1926, in Willow Springs, Howell, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Oolagah, Rogers, Oklahoma, United States in 1920 and Willow Springs, Howell, Missouri, United States in 1930. He died in August 1969, at the age of 67, and was buried in Willow Springs, Howell, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Riley Glover Hawkins
Viva Miriam Murrell
Marriage: 16 January 1926
Glover Hawkins
Lester Hawkins
Harold Hawkins
Mae Viva Hawkins
Laura Bell Hawkins
George L Hawkins
Floyd Hawkins

Spouse and Children

16 January 1926
Willow Springs, Howell, Missouri, United States



    Harold Hawkins


    Mae Viva Hawkins


    Laura Bell Hawkins


    George L Hawkins


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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 3

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 18

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

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)

  • Clover R Hawkins in household of S S Hawkins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Riley Hawkins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Glover R Hawkins in household of Squire Hawkins, "United States Census, 1910"

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