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 Rachel Ann <I>Robertson</I> Hawk

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Rachel Ann Robertson Hawk

  • Birth 7 Mar 1847 Independence County, Arkansas, USA
  • Death 12 Jan 1933 Aubrey, Denton County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Copper Canyon, Denton County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 10325689

Mrs. Rachel Hawk, Pioneer Resident, Dies At Aubrey

Funeral services for Mrs. Rachel Hawk, a pioneer settler of the Chinn Chapel community, who died Thursday afternoon at the home of her son, Dr. John M. Hawk of Aubrey, were held Friday morning at 10:30 o'clock in the First Christian Church of Aubrey, conducted by Rev. V.M. O'Hair and Rev. W.P. Davis. Six grandsons were pallbearers. Burial was in Chinn's Chapel cemetery.

Mrs. Hawk is survived by eight children, a daughter, Mrs. Ella Bradford of Denton, and seven sons, the one named with whom she had made her home the past year, Ed Hawk of San Antonio, Lee Hawk of Stamford and Lish, Claud, Charles and Carl Hawk at the home place near Chinn Chapel. She was a sister of Wayne Robertson of Frisco and of L.C. Robertson of Lubbock, Mrs. W.C. Pearson is a niece and she had other relatives here. Nineteen grandchildren and several great-grandchildren survive.

Mrs. Hawk was born in Arkansas in 1847 and came to Denton County with her father and several brothers when 14 years of age. She had lived in the Chinn Chapel community 55 years. On coming to Texas she made her home with an older brother, Jim Robertson, until her marriage to the late William Hawk who died in 1915. She was a member of the Christian Church.

Those going to the services from here included Mr. and Mrs. William Pearson, Mrs. Bradford and daughter, Mrs. Maud Roberts, Homer Edwards and Mmes. Lawson and Bart Robertson. Messrs and Mmes.W.J. George and A. W. Robertson of Frisco also attended.

Note: Typed from old newspaper clipping of my grandmother's, Exa Holmes Darnall. Submitted by contributor Rosebud 47326910.

From her Texas Death Certificate, she was the daughter of Elisha Robertson and Ann Miller


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  • Created by: svanwyk
  • Added: 15 Jan 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10325689
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rachel Ann Robertson Hawk (7 Mar 1847–12 Jan 1933), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10325689, citing Chinns Chapel Cemetery, Copper Canyon, Denton County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by svanwyk (contributor 46563145) .