Iris Fane Hawkins

10 April 1886–6 January 1989 (Age 102)
Calhoun, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Iris Fane

Iris Fane Hawkins was born on 10 April 1886, in Calhoun, Mississippi, United States as the daughter of Henry James Hawkins and Mary Jane Vanhorn. She married Albert Carter Kimbriel on 3 November 1912, in Calhoun, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Drew, Sunflower, Mississippi, United States in 1930. She died on 6 January 1989, in Cleveland, Bolivar, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 102, and was buried in Drew, Sunflower, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Carter Kimbriel
Iris Fane Hawkins
Marriage: 3 November 1912
Mary G. Kimbriel
Albert Carter Kimbriel
Frances Elizabeth Kimbriel

Spouse and Children

3 November 1912
Calhoun, Mississippi, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Henry James Hawkins


    Mary Jane Vanhorn




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 21

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 27

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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)

  • Iris F Kembriel in household of Albert C Kembriel, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Iris Hawkins Kimbriel, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Lois F. Hawkins - Government record: female

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