William Hawkins

1817–24 April 1896 (Age 79)
Chartham, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William

William Hawkins was born in 1817, in Chartham, Kent, England, United Kingdom as the son of ? and Sarah Hawkins. He married Elizabeth Owen on 26 June 1842, in Chartham, Kent, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 24 April 1896, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

William Hawkins
1817–1896
Elizabeth Owen
1812–1881
Marriage: 26 June 1842
Sarah Ann Hawkins
1842–1853
John Hawkins
1845–1842
Mary Jane Hawkins
1847–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 June 1842Chartham, Kent, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (1)

    World Events (6)

    1823
    Age 6
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 16
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    1843
    Age 26
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Hawkin , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.English: habitational name, with excrescent -s, from Hawkinge (Kent). The placename derives from the Old English personal name Heafoc or Old English heafoc ‘hawk’ + the placename forming suffix -ing. This name has been assimilated to the patronymic surname in Devon from Sir John Hawkyns (1532–95), victor against the Spanish Armada (1588), who was a member of the Devon family of Hawkins, a branch of a Kentish family from the village of Hawkinge. They held land in Plymouth as long ago as 1480.Irish: variant of Haughn .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Hawkin

    Sources (23)

    • William Hawkins, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • William Hawkins, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
    • William Hawkins in entry for John Hawkins and Martha Mary Morley, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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