James L. Hawkins

James L. Hawkins

Birth
Delaware, USA
Death 23 Jan 1914 (aged 74)
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Burial Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Plot Section 6, Lot 102
Memorial ID 167473782 · View Source
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VETERANS CARRY FRIEND TO GRAVE
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The funeral of James L. Hawkins, former chief of police, State detective and a G. A. R. veteran, who died on Friday, last, took place from the home of his son-in-law, William J. Lackey, No. 408 West Twenty-third street this afternoon. The funeral was largely attended, many veterans of the Civil War, some of whom served in the First Delaware Battery with Colonel Hawkins, being at the home of the deceased. The services at the home were in charge of the Rev. George C. Hall, archdeacon of St. John's P. E. Church.

the pall bearers were Colonel John W. Brear, John Kelley, William W. Lackey, and Louis Claire, all of whom served in the First Delaware Battery with Mr. Hawkins and William J. Hemphill, a lifelong friend.

Interment was made at Riverview cemetery where members of Lafayette Lodge, No, 14, A. F. and A. M., had charge of the services.

(The Evening Journal, Wilmington, DE, 26 Jan 1914 (Monday), Page 7)


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  • Created by: Tedd Cocker
  • Added: 27 Jul 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 167473782
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James L. Hawkins (29 Nov 1839–23 Jan 1914), Find A Grave Memorial no. 167473782, citing Riverview Cemetery, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Tedd Cocker (contributor 47025283) .