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Dwayne Hawpe (#47228901)
 member for 4 years, 6 months, 4 days
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Bio Photo I got interested in genealogy in 1978. I had always been told that if you met someone named Hawpe you were related. So I set out to confirm the story. I was able to trace the HAWPE lineage back to a Rudolph Hawpe who settled in Greenville, Augusta County, Virginia in 1784. There I hit a brick wall and was unable to find the next generation.

My brother Gary Hawpe got interested and we began tracing the descendants of Rudolph Hawpe. He has a website on our family (Hawpesville) where we have placed the information we have discovered over the last 35 years. As of November 1, 2013 we have identified over 14,471 descendants of Rudolph Hawpe plus spouses.

In September 2009 that brick wall came tumbling down. All it took was one swipe of a swab for DNA testing which was submitted by my brother Gary. Which resulted in finding the Hawpe ancestral homeland and clues to taking the lineage back to the early 1500's.

I joined Find A Grave in February 2010 and have been creating memorial pages for those descendants and their spouses who we have burial locations for. Another big project has been to find memorials of these descendants, created by other gravers and suggest corrections and provide additional information to be added to them and have them linked to the next generation or spouse.

I appreciate all the volunteers who take photos of these graves as they are scattered all across the country.

Dwayne Hawpe
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Chris Nelson
Lieut Charles Deas
Hi! I have added photos of Lieut Charles Deas's grave in Hong Kong Cemetery.
Added by Chris Nelson on Jun 04, 2014 12:40 PM
Kathy Nelson
Thao Draper
Oops! Thanks for the information.
Management of this site has been transferred to you.
Added by Kathy Nelson on May 27, 2014 8:32 PM
Noble Crawford (59181707)
Hi Dwayne, I received your request for transfer of this memorial. This has been completed accordingly. Have a great week! Best Regards, Nick
Added by openmemories on May 19, 2014 5:40 PM
Sherlocks Cousin
RE: Walter Grady Morrow, Jr
The more info we can add to memorials, the better for family members:) Walter was not my relative but I love to search for family. I did the parental links (I have the capability to do several things on all Ft Bliss memorials. So if you need something done, let me know - can't do bio).
Added by Sherlocks Cousin on Apr 28, 2014 4:36 PM
Wilfred G. Rousselle
Hi Dwayne, thanks for catching that on the birth date. I corrected it. Do you want me to transfer the memorial over to you? I have no relation to Wilfred.
Added by Christina on Apr 20, 2014 4:20 PM
Gena Forsyth
RE: Thompson
You're very welcome
Added by Gena Forsyth on Apr 18, 2014 6:08 PM
Rosa Rodgers
Dwayne-- Have made the addition to Rosas memorial. Would you like for me to transfer this memorial to you. Have been photographing the Land of Memory Cemetery and add who is not in Findagrave.
Added by DNS on Apr 17, 2014 7:59 PM
David H. Sweeney
Mary Moma
She has been transfered. Back home there are Momaw's, slightly different spelling.
Added by David H. Sweeney on Apr 17, 2014 5:26 AM
David H. Sweeney
RE: Mary Moma
If you'd like transfers just let me know which, if any, you want. This is a very little cemetery (4 garves) up on Pricer's Ridge.
Added by David H. Sweeney on Apr 14, 2014 2:54 PM
David H. Sweeney
Mary Moma
She has been kinked to her parents, Are you related to the MoMaw's?
Added by David H. Sweeney on Apr 14, 2014 9:34 AM
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