George William Hawk

George William Hawk

Birth
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 3 Jul 1846 (aged 36)
Harristown, Macon County, Illinois, USA
Burial Niantic, Macon County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 27375448 · View Source
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David Hawk and his son, George William, came from the part of Pennsylvania where the Conestoga wagons were built in Lancaster County to Niantic, Illinois in 1842. They are listed on the 1840 census, in separate households. David died not long after they came to Illinois, in 1844, and was buried on the old Jacobs place in Macon County. George's mother, whose name is unknown, is supposed to have died in Pennsylvania before 1842. They settled south of Niantic, Illinois.

George William Hawk (son of David Hawk) was born 21 June 1810 in Pennsylvania and died 03 July 1846 in Macon Co., Illinois. He came to Macon county in 1842 at age 32. He married Rebecca Penelope Templeman (Templin) 23 February 1833 in Fayette Co., Ohio. She was born 15 November 1812 in Fayette County, Ohio and died 26 September 1886 in Macon County, IL.

George William Hawk, sometimes known as Bill or William, is listed as a founding member of Macon County in the History of Macon County written in 1880. George William Hawk died at age 36 yrs., 31 days. Both he and his wife, Rebecca Penelope are buried in the south part of Long Point Cemetery, which is just south of Niantic, Illinois.


The children of GEORGE HAWK and REBECCA Penelope TEMPLEMAN/TEMPLIN were:
i.REBECCA HAWK, m. R. J. WOODS. (lived in Alexandria, Missouri)
ii.JOHN ARMSTRONG HAWK, b. 10 March 1837, Fayette Co., Ohio; d. 18 December 1910, Niantic, Macon Co., IL. (aka: Armstrong Hawk)
iii.ADEN CLEVENGER HAWK, b. 19 August 1839, Lafayette, Indiana (Tippecanoe County); d. 01 November 1918, Niantic, Macon Co., IL. (aka: A. C. Hawk)
iv.JAMES MADISON HAWK, b. 28 Nov 1841; d. 28 Dec 1930 Springfield, Sangamon Co., IL. (aka: James M. Hawk)
v. GEORGE WILLIAM HAWK II, b. 1844, Niantic, Macon Co., IL, d. 11 October 1864, Niantic, Macon Co., IL. (He shares a common 4-sided spire like gravestone with both of his parents in Long Point Cemetery. Inscription: George W. son of W & P Hawk, died Oct. 11, 1864.)

After G. W.'s death, his widow, "Nellie"(Rebecca Penelope) married Nathan Averitt and they had a child: Laura Averitt, b.29 May 1854, Niantic, Macon, IL.


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Gravesite Details Spire is missing its top; Wm, Nellie and their son Wm are buried here.

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  • Created by: Sue Hawk Ridgley
  • Added: 6 Jun 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27375448
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George William Hawk (21 Jun 1810–3 Jul 1846), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27375448, citing Long Point Cemetery, Niantic, Macon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Sue Hawk Ridgley (contributor 47001567) .