|Birth: ||Feb. 16, 1907|
Saint Clair (Hawkins County)
Mary Francis Hawkins parents were Robert Maylon Hawkins 1877 – 1958 and Candace Jones 1881 – 1958. Her siblings were: Georgie Hawkins 1901 – 1972;Robert Franklin Hawkins 1912 – 1949 and Paul Jones Hawkins 1914 – 1974.
On Feb. 13, 1926, Francis married Rassie Buchanan. They first had a baby girl that they named Georgia Joyce Buchanan. They called her Joyce. On Aug. 4, 1935 Francis gave birth to another baby girl. Tiny Betty Jean, sadly, died the day she was born.
In the 1930 census They were living in a rented house in the rural Bulls Gap area of Hawkins Co. Rassie was employed as a farmer.
In 1940 they were paying $12.00 a month for a rented house on 325 Virgil St. in Kingsport, Sullivan Co., Tennessee. Rassie was working at a glass plant, making $720.00 a month.
In 1968 Audrey DeCamp Hoffman from Tulare, CA.,a maternal 1st cousin of Frances visited them in Tennessee. At that time they were living in Morris Town, Tennessee.
In Feb. 0f 1972 another maternal 1at cousin. Marian Wheat, from Corcoran, CA was visiting in Tennessee. She arrived on the day that Francis passed away. Marian attended Francis funeral and was with the family at the Gulley Cemetery, to bid her farewell. (bio by Audrey DeCamp Hoffman)
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Robert Maylon Hawkins (1877 - 1958)
Candace Jones Hawkins (1881 - 1958)
Rassie Marvin Buchanan (1906 - 1986)
Georgia Joyce Buchanan Marchall (1926 - 2005)*
Mary Frances Hawkins Buchanan (1907 - 1972)
Robert Franklin Hawkins (1912 - 1949)*
Paul J Hawkins (1914 - 1974)*
Married Feb. 13, 1926.
Maintained by: Audrey DeCamp Hoffman
Originally Created by: Ken - TN (inactive)
Record added: Sep 22, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76932452