Pioneer of California and Nevada, he was the name sake of Hawthorne, Mineral County, Nevada
Birth information derived from 1900 Census in San Francisco, California.
"William A. Hawthorne, a pioneer citizen of California and Nevada, was killed on August 6, 1904, by a falling scaffold placed by contractors outside the Grand Hotel in San Francisco. He was 81 years and 23 days old at the time of his death. He was buried in a now unmarked grave beside his wife in the Lone Mountain Cemetery..." (in Carson City)
[From Mineral County Nevada, Volume 1 - Mining Camps, Towns & Places (1860-1900), p. 134; Sue Silver; 2011]
Burial Record on file on the Carson City Genealogy File inquiry webpage. Buried Aug 10, 1904.
Son Grant Hawthorne died in Alameda County, California on July 31, 1932. (California Death Index)
Son Millard F. Hawthorn (no E) died in Monterey County, California on July 25, 1939. (California Death Index)
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