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Capt John Sidney Hawkins

Capt John Sidney Hawkins

Slapton, South Hams District, Devon, England
Death 20 Jan 1678 (aged 73)
Stoke Fleming, South Hams District, Devon, England
Burial Slapton, South Hams District, Devon, England
Plot Unknown
Memorial ID 99163531 · View Source
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John Sidney Hawkins was the first son born to Sir Richard and Judith Hele Hawkins. He was born on 16 March 1604 in Slapton, Devon, England and the Dorset, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 confirmes that John Hawkins, son of Richard Hawkins was Baptized on 8 Dec 1605 at Abbotsbury Parish, probably at Parish Church of St Nicholas.

Oxford University Alumni, 1500-1886 confirms that John Hawkyns 1st son of Richard of Slapton Devon was an alumni of Wadham College, one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in 1628.

John and Hester Richard were Wed on Oct 27, 1636 at Dartmouth, Devon, England. Hester and John were blessed with Ten Children. They were: Judith Hawkins 1639–1639; Hester Hawkins 1640–1644; Richard Hawkins 1641–1780, John Hawkins 1643–1670; William Hawkins 1644–1689; and Hester Hawkins 1645; These children were all baptized at Slapton as the children of John Hawkins, Esq., and Mrs. Hester his wife. Other children were, Robert Hawkins 1646; Mary Hawkins 1647–1728; Thomas Hawkins 1649–1695; and Nicholas Hawkins 1650–1754.

Captain John Sidney was at sea when his mother died. At her death he inherited the manor of Poole, in Slapton, John Hawkins resided at Poole until he sold the manor. He removed to Stoke Fleming, near Slapton where he was residing when he died, in 1678. He was buried at the Slapton Parish Church. (bio by Audrey DeCamp Hoffman, a 7th great grand niece of John Sidney Hawkins.)

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  • Maintained by: Carol M
  • Originally Created by: Audrey DeCamp Hoffman
  • Added: 18 Oct 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 99163531
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Capt John Sidney Hawkins (16 Mar 1604–20 Jan 1678), Find A Grave Memorial no. 99163531, citing St.. James Church and Churchyard, Slapton, South Hams District, Devon, England ; Maintained by Carol M (contributor 46636687) .