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 John Bennett Hawkins

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John Bennett Hawkins

  • Birth 16 Nov 1825 Lydney, Forest of Dean District, Gloucestershire, England
  • Death 12 Apr 1898 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
  • Burial Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
  • Plot F_7_12_1_E
  • Memorial ID 19833884

Son of William Hawkins and Mary Bennett

Married Sarah Elizabeth Moulton, 5 Dec 1856, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah

Children - John Moulton (John Bennett) Hawkins, Sarah Ann Hawkins, Della Maud Hawkins, Julia May Hawkins, William Moulton Hawkins, Thomas Ernest Moulton Hawkins, Eliza Jane Hawkins, Esther Emily Hawkins, Emma Amelia Hawkins, Mary Elizabeth Hawkins

History - John left Council Bluffs May 3, 1852 arriving in Salt Lake City, August 12, 1852. He was one of the pioneer blacksmiths with his business on Main Street. He was also a guard in Echo Canyon at the time of Johnston's Army.

John Bennett Hawkins, age 31, a member of the "Rescue Company; Additional Rescuers" met his future wife, Sarah Moulton, age 19, a member of the "Willie Handcart Company."



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  • Created by: SMSmith
  • Added: 11 Jun 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19833884
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Bennett Hawkins (16 Nov 1825–12 Apr 1898), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19833884, citing Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by SMSmith (contributor 46491005) .