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James Hawes

Birthdate: (53)
Birthplace: Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
Death: April 12, 1718 (53)
Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Obadiah Hawes and Mary Hawes
Husband of Damaris Hawes
Father of Damaris Wentworth and Amity Bradley
Brother of Mary Hawes; Ebeneezer Hawes; Desire Hawes; Richard Hawes; Sarah Hawes and 1 other

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Immediate Family

About James Hawes

Christening: 10 October 1665 in Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts

Married: Damaris Bird in 1694 New England, USA

Thomas Bird, Born in England about 1613, joined the Dorchester Church in 1642. He was a tanner and lived on what is now Humphreys Street. Thomas Bird Died June 8th 1667, leaving a will. His widow, Mrs Ann Bird, died August 1673. John Bird, Born March 11th 1641; died August, 1732. A clause in his will reads; "I have done what I judge sufficient for my daughter, Damaris Hawes, deceased and I give to each of her children, 12 pence." Elizabeth, a younger sister of Damaris, Married John Beighton; John Bird, her brother, married Mary Royal (Isaac William). Elizabeth Williams of Tauton, died October 20,1724, ae.77.

Children of James and Damaris (Bird) Hawes, recorded in Dorchester:

1- Desire (Son) born April 9,1694; bapt. August 11,1695

2- Damaris (daughter) born 25 (15?) July 1696 ( former date from VR, latter from church rec.)

3- Mary (daughter) born September 26, 1698; bapt October 2, following.

4- Elizabeth (daugter) born June 24, 1701. The Boston Commissoners' Reports give the marriage of William Montgomery and Elizabeth Haws, he of Rowsick (Maine), she of Milton, March 24, 1717-18, Rev. Peter Thacher, Officiating, but the Milton records reads: William Mount Gomery and Elizabeth Harcy, places and date the same as above. Nothing further found.

5- James (son) born 11: 2 months,1705 (21 April printed VR); bapt 11: 1 mo: 1705-6; died Sept 6, 1706 ae. "16 months"g.g at Uphams Corner Yard.

6- Hannah (daughter) born about 1707. On March 14, 1719-20, being 12 yrs of age, she chose Thomas Bird as her guardian. She married in Boston by Rev. John Webb, July 8, 1736 to William Whittle. The new North Chruch, Boston, widow to administer the estate of her husband, William Whittle, mariner, deceased May 24, 1754. Nothing further found.

7- Amity (daughter) born April 22, 1719; bapt. August 14, 1709. John Beighton (uncle) waver of Dorchester, was made her guardian at age 10 year old., March 14, 1719-20. Was married in Boston by Samuel Checkley, Esq., February 9, 1726 to Nathan Bradley Jr., son of Nathan by his second marriage. he was born in Dorchester on January 9,1703.

Source: Richard Hawes of Dorchester, Massachusetts and Some of His Descendants - https://www.myheritage.com/research/record-67039-54/richard-hawes-of-dorchester-massachusetts-and-some-of-his-descendants-in-richard-hawes-of-dorchester-massachusetts-some-of-his-descendants#fullscreen

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James Haws & Damaris Bird in the Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 - Name: Damaris Bird Event Type: Birth Birth Date: 18 Sep 1675 Birth Place: Dorchester, Massachusetts Father Name: John Bird-http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?h=46475190&db=MATownVital&indiv=1

Damaris Bird in the The New England Historical & Genealogical Register, 1847-2011- Name: Damaris Bird Event Type: Birth Birth Date: 18 Sep 1675 Birth Place: Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA Father's name: John Bird- https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/2129/32608_234078-00093?pid=117419&backurl=http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv%3D1%26db%3DNEGenReg%26h%3D117419%26tid%3D%26pid%3D%26usePUB%3Dtrue%26usePUBJs%3Dtrue%26rhSource%3D2495&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&usePUBJs=true

James Haws & Damaris Hawes, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"- Name: Damaris Hawes Maiden Name: Bird Gender: Female Birth Year: 1675 Marriage Date: 1694 Marriage Place: New England, USA Spouse: James Hawes- https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/3824/gpc_newenglandmarriages-0370?pid=152891&backurl=http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?h%3D152891%26db%3DNewEnglandMarriages%26indiv%3D1&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&usePUBJs=true RICHARD HAWES AND HIS DECS. by Framk M. Hawes, & DORCHESTER VR list 7 children for this couple: 1-Desire (son) b.1694; 2-Damaris (dau) b.1696; 3-Mary b.1698; 4-Elizabeth b.1701; 5-James b.1705; 6-Hannah b.1707; 7-Amity (dau) b.1709. Damaris died 1715 at age 40; James died 1718 at age 53. Did he marry again after Damaris died? Is there a probate record Birth record for James Hawes, son of Obadiah Hawes born August 20, 1663 - https://familysearch.org/photos/artifacts/17152789

James Haws mentioned in the record of Mary Haws Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915 - Name: Mary Haws Gender: Female Birth Date: 24 Aug 1707 Birthplace: DORCHESTER, SUFFOLK, MASSACHUSETTS USA Father's Name : James Haws -https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FZDH-5XF?from=lynx1&treeref=LCYS-T2P

Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 for James Hawes Death- http://search.findmypast.com/record?id=us%2fbmd%2fmass_vital%2f517067. https://familysearch.org/links-pages/sourceVE?&entityId=LCYS-T2P&entityType=person&sourceId=987C-KNT&referrer=https%3A%2F%2Ffamilysearch.org%2Ftree%2Fperson%2FLCYS-T2P%2Fdetails%3Fspouse%3DMFJY-5NX&showPhotos=true

Richard Hawes of Dorchester, Massachusetts and Some of His Descendants'-https://www.myheritage.com/research/record-67039-54/richard-hawes-of-dorchester-massachusetts-and-some-of-his-descendants-in-richard-hawes-of-dorchester-massachusetts-some-of-his-descendants#fullscreen

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James Hawes's Timeline

1664
December 18, 1664
Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
1696
July 25, 1696
Age 31
Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts
1709
April 22, 1709
Age 44
Massachusetts, United States
1718
April 12, 1718
Age 53
Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA