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John Hawkins, III

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Great Milton, Oxfordshire, England
Death: Died in King William, Virginia, United States
Place of Burial: St. Anne's Parish, Essex, VA
Immediate Family:

Son of John Hawkins, II and Mary Dewe Hawkins
Husband of Sarah Emerson; Elizabeth MOSELEY; Elizabeth Hawkins; Phoebe Lambert and Mary Hawkins
Father of Philemon Hawkins, Sr.; Thomas Hawkins; William Hawkins; John Hawkins; Elizabeth Smith and 9 others
Brother of Catherine Leaver; Jane Golston; Philemon Hawkins, Sr.; Elizabeth Hawkins; Ruth Keech and 3 others
Half brother of Judith Creed; William Hawkins; Elizabeth Hawkins; Eleanor Smallwood and John Hawkins

Occupation: (Person and Information Retrieved 8-21-2009) from: http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=fad1933&id=I1801, Came from England around 1685
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About John Hawkins, of Oxford

John (5), younger son of John (4) and Mary Dewe, born 1680, imigrated to Virginia 1705 at St. Annes Parish Essex Co. He aquired land in St. George Parish in Spotsylvania Co., in King William Co., and in Caroline Co,. He married Mary Long, daughter of John Long, another early settler in Virginia. John (5) was thought to be a close relative possibly a brother of Philomon Hawkins who came to Virginia with his wife Eleanor Ann Howard. They all settled near Todd's Ridge which was at that time in King and Queen County over the Metapony River. (County boundaries changed often in early Virginia as the population increased.) A book written by descendants of Philomon Hawkins claims that he is a direct descendant of Sir John Hawkins. Records and deeds in the above counties show the dates and locations of land transactions for John Hawkins and Philomon.

John (5) and Mary had children; Joseph, Philomon, William, Mary, Phebe, and Elizabeth. There was possibly a son named Nicholas. He mentions some of them in land transactions but his will was destroyed. His death occured 1740.


Son of Elizabeth Hawkins, not Eleanor Cole Hawkins

Henry Hawkins, of Charles County, in his Will dated 18 October 1698 and proved 12 May 1699, recorded in "Maryland Will Book, 6: 310, named his wife Elizabeth (who was the widow of Francis Wyne) and his six children. Of these two were by his first wife. They were Henry Hawkins and Ellinor (Hawkins) Tubman. The others were children of his second wife Eleanor and were John Hawkins, Henry Holland Hawkins (so named to distinquish him from his half brothers, Henry Hawkins and Henry Wine). Ruth Hawkins and Mary Hawkins. Henry Holland Hawkins became "whole and sole executor" under his mother's Will. Ruth Hawkins became the first wife of James Keech, Gent., and had daughters named Martha and Elizabeth Keech, mentioned in the Will of their grandmother Elizabeth Hawkins already cited.

http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=mrmarsha&id=I01614

Henry and Eleanor Hawkins (first wife) were early settlers.

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John Hawkins, of Oxford's Timeline

1680
November 14, 1680
Great Milton, Oxfordshire, England
1690
1690
Age 9
Slapton, Devon, England
1699
1699
Age 18
Essex, VA
1700
1700
Age 19
1702
1702
Age 21
UK
1704
1704
Age 23
Eng
1705
1705
Age 24
of Amelia Co., Virginia.
1710
1710
Age 29
1712
1712
Age 31
St. Anne's Parish, Essex County, Province of Virginia