Richard Hawkins (1612 - c.1665) MP

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Birthplace: Probably , Plymouth, Devon, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Westmoreland, Virginia
Managed by: stanley w. duke, jr.
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About Richard Hawkins

None of Sir Richard Hawkins' children settled in America - they remained closely tied to Devon. Claims to the contrary are trading on a similarity of name ("Hawkins" is actually very common) to create a Fictitious Pedigree.

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  • RESIDENCE: England and Westmoreland Co. VA
  • BIRTH: 13 Jan 1612, Prob. Plymouth, Devon, England
  • DEATH: ABT 1665, maybe Westmoreland Co. Virginia or England
  • BURIAL: 27 Jan 1667, Slapton, England

Family

  • parents: Admiral Sir Richard HAWKINS "the sea dog" & Judith HELE, heiress of Poole Manor

Richard died of a fit on 16 or 17 April 1622 in the chamber of the Privy Council. Richard and Judith had 6 children: Judith born in Deptford in 1592 before he was taken prisoner; Margaret (1603); John (1604); Richard; Johan (1607); and Mary. Devon Heritage: Admiral Sir Richard Hawkins

Married

  1. Grace CUTLAND 14 Oct 1633, Slapton, Devon, England
  2. Elizabeth "Betsy" DRAKE ABT 1638, England

Children of Betsy Drake & Richard Hawkins:

  1. Nicholas HAWKINS
  2.  Jeremiah HAWKINS
  3.  Richard John HAWKINS
  4. +Elizabeth HAWKINS
  5.  Drake Julian HAWKINS

Notes

  • CONFLICT: "One record says he was buried at Slapton, England, which is contradictory with his death in Virginia."

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Richard Hawkins "the immigrant"'s Timeline

1601
December 5, 1601
Exeter, Devonshire, England, United Kingdom
1612
January 13, 1612
Plymouth, Devon, England, United Kingdom
1629
1629
Age 16
Westmoreland, Virginia
1633
October 14, 1633
Age 21
Slapton, Devon, England
1635
October 18, 1635
Age 23
Slapton, Devon, England
October 18, 1635
Age 23
Westmoreland, Virginia
1635
Age 22
Baltimore, MD, USA
1638
1638
Age 25
1639
January 31, 1639
Age 27
Slapton, England
1642
June 12, 1642
Age 30
Westmoreland, Virginia