Mary Neel Hawthorn was the daughter of Col. Thomas and Jean Spratt Neel. She married Col. James Hawthorn (Revolutionary War Patriot). After the death of Col. Hawthorn, Mary moved to Arkansas, with her mother Jean Spratt Neel, Robert and daughter Elizabeth Hawthorn Trimble and her sons Andrew Neel Hawthorn and Thomas Neel Hawthorn. James and Mary's forth child, James McCrea Hawthorn died in Livington County, KY. She is buried in the Trimble Island Cemetery which was located near the White River. This cemetery no longer exsists.