Mary Belle Young

10 October 1896–30 September 1963 (Age 66)
Oconee, Washington, Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Belle

When Mary Belle Young was born on 10 October 1896, in Oconee, Washington, Georgia, United States, her father, Aurora Green Young, was 30 and her mother, Mary Clyde Hodges, was 22. She married Boze Bartlett Hawkins on 23 May 1915, in Washington, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in District 88, Washington, Georgia, United States for about 30 years. She died on 30 September 1963, in Palatka, Putnam, Florida, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Washington, Georgia, United States.

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Boze Bartlett Hawkins
Mary Belle Young
Marriage: 23 May 1915
Jonny Aurora Hawkins
Lenore Clyde Hawkins

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 2
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1898 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War
Age 2
Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.
1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I
Age 18
Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and northern Irish: distinguishing name (Middle English yunge, yonge ‘young’), for the younger of two bearers of the same personal name, usually distinguishing a younger brother or a son. In Middle English this name is often found with the Anglo-Norman French definite article, for example Robert le Yunge.2 Americanization of a cognate, equivalent, or like-sounding surname in some other language, notably German Jung and Junk, Dutch ( De ) Jong(H) and Jong , and French Lejeune and Lajeunesse .3 assimilated form of French Dion or Guyon .

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

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Sources (10)

  • Mary Beth Hawkins in household of B B Hawkins, "Florida State Census, 1935"
  • Mary Bell Hawkins in household of B B Hawkins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary B Hawkins in household of Boze B Hawkins, "United States Census, 1930"

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