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Lieut John Siliman Hawkins
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Birth: Nov. 27, 1838
Rush County
Indiana, USA
Death: Sep. 18, 1869
Wabash
Wabash County
Indiana, USA

Son of James Hawkins (1816-1850) and Mary Ann (McCormack) Hawkins (1819-1869); siblings - Elizabeth, Nancy, Eliza, William, Conrad and Milton.

1860: Residing w widowed mother, Liberty Twsp, Wabash County, Indiana. Single. Occupation: Laborer.

First enlisted as a Private in Company I, 12th Infantry Regiment Indiana on 23 Oct 1861 at Grant County, Indiana. Mustered Out Company I, 12th Infantry Regiment Indiana on 19 May 1862 at Washington, DC.

Second enlisted as a 1st Lieutenant commissioned in Company F, 101st Infantry Regiment Indiana on 5 Sep 1862 at Wabash, Indiana. Mustered Out Company F, 101st Infantry Regiment Indiana on 24 Jun 1865 at Louisville, KY.

Married Loretta Jane McClure on 5 March 1866 in Wabash County, Indiana; parents of infant son, Lewis Hawkins (1868-1869).

[From Wabash County History, pub. 1884 - pg 210-A]
John Siliman Hawkins was a native of Rush County, Ind., where he was born on the 27th of November 1838. When quite young he moved with his father, James Hawkins to Huntington County. At the breaking out of the war, he enlisted in Company I, Twelfth Infantry for one year. After the expiration of his term of service he assisted Capt. B.F. Williams in raising Company F, One Hundred and First Indiana Regiment, and became First Lieutenant. At the expiration of his term of service, he came home in feeble health and died of consumption on the 18th of September 1869.

FYI - Lt. Hawkins' Civil War sword is among the artifacts in the Dr. James Ford Historic Home (a living history museum), 177 West Hill Street, Wabash, Indiana.

Died at age 30 years, 9 months, 22 days.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Loretta Jane McClure Jones (1846 - 1909)*
 
 Children:
  Lewis Hawkins (1868 - 1869)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Falls Cemetery
Wabash
Wabash County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Sec OP, lot 67, sp 4
 
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Record added: Aug 20, 2009
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Lieut John Siliman Hawkins
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Lieut John Siliman Hawkins
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Lieut John Siliman Hawkins
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- Brian D Henry
 Added: Jan. 29, 2013
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- OPPSheryl
 Added: Dec. 16, 2011

- Wabash County Military
 Added: Apr. 3, 2011
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