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 John Andrew Hawver, Sr

John Andrew Hawver, Sr

Birth
Fayette County, West Virginia, USA
Death 6 Jun 1946 (aged 86)
Pratt County, Kansas, USA
Burial Stafford, Stafford County, Kansas, USA
Plot H-24
Memorial ID 66254653 · View Source
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OBITUARY. The Stafford Courier, September 13, 1946, page 2.
JohnAndrew Hawver
John Andrew Hawver, son of Peter R. and Sarah M. Hawver, was born October 8, 1859, in Fayette County, West Virginia. He passed away at his home near Stafford on June 6, 1946 at the age of 86 years, 7 months and 28 days.
In 1881 he was married to Sabine Mason in Fayette county, West Virginia. She died there August 11, 1884. To this union a daughter, Mrs. Cora Roth of Nickerson, Kansas.
On November 30, 1886 he was married to Lulu Dempsey. She passed away at the farm home south of Stafford, May 17, 1906. To this union eleven children were born. The surviving children are Mrs. Marie Figger, Mrs. Emma Garey, Mrs. Ruth Winkler, Frank, Ray, and Robert all of Stafford, and George of Joplin, Missouri. Four sons, Seaton, William, John and Joseph preceeded him in Death.
He is also survived by a brother, George Hawver, Inman, Kansas, a sister, Mrs. Lulu Lucas, Mullens, West Virginia, 22 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and many nephews and nieces.
He served his county as a soldier in the state of West Virginia.
He was a member of the Presbyterian church.
He came to Kansas in 1899, lived one year in Reno county, then came to this community where he has since made his home.
His family was always his first thought, and he was both father and mother to his small children after the death of their mother. He was a good neighbor and will be missed by many friends.
Funeral services were held at Peacockand Soice Sunday, June 9, at 2:30 p.m. Rev. S. E. Staley officiating. At Mr. Hawvers request his sons and two grandsons served as pall bearers. Six of his grandaughters were flower girls. Burial was in the Stafford Cemetery.

The Stafford Courier, September 13, 1946
HERE FOR FUNERAL
Out of town relatives who were here to attend the funeral Sunday of John A. Hawver were: Geo. Hawver, Inman, Kans. Mr and Mrs. Bert LeSure, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Hawver, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Roth, Hutchinson, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. B. Hawver, Joplin, Mo., Mr. and Mrs. John Steriel, Sterling, Kans.
Miss Alberta Welchel, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Stauffer and children, Wichita, Mrs. Cora Roth, Mr. Clarence Roth, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Schardien and sons, Nickerson, and Mrs. H. G. Ward, Augusta, Mrs. Dane Willinger, Cunningham, Okla, Jack Hawver, Orchard Park, New York.
All of the out of town relatives and Mrs. Seaton Hawver, Mrs. Anne Curtis, Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Hawver, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Hawver, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hawver, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hawver, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Hawver, Mr and Mrs. Frank Winkler, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Garey, Charles and Harry Figger were dinner guests Sunday noon of Mr. ann Mrs. G. W. Figger

CARD OF THANKS
Words cannot express our deep appreciationfor the many act of kindness and comforting works shown us at the time of our loss.
The Hawver Family

NOTE: After the death of his wife Lulu, Lulu's widow aunt Mattie E. Martin Hardy came to help take care of the children. They were married in 1908. After 27 years of marriage she died August 1, 1935.

NOTE: John & Lula's marriage shows November 3, 1886.



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  • Created by: Mary Jane Hawver McEntire
  • Added: 28 Feb 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 66254653
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Andrew Hawver, Sr (8 Oct 1859–6 Jun 1946), Find A Grave Memorial no. 66254653, citing Stafford Cemetery, Stafford, Stafford County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Mary Jane Hawver McEntire (contributor 47448826) .