Person:Esther Smith (56)

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Esther "Hetty" Smith
m. 21 Dec 1819
  1. Mary Jane Smith
  2. Martha C. Smith
  3. Culbertson Smith
  4. Esther "Hetty" Smith1822 - 1893
m. 23 Apr 1840
  1. Mary Elizabeth Williams1841 - 1841
  2. Edward Wright Williams1843 - 1844
  3. Rebecca Culbertson Williams1844 - 1935
  4. John H. Williams1847/48 - 1934
  5. Charles Williams1850 - 1854
  6. Benjamin Franklin Williams, Jr.1855 - 1873
m. 7 June 1859
  1. James Sharp Hawkins1860 - 1925
  2. Mary Jane Hawkins1862 - 1947
Facts and Events
Name Esther "Hetty" Smith
Married Name Esther "Hetty" (Smith) Williams
Gender Female
Birth? 9 Jan 1822 Columbus, Franklin Co, OH
Marriage 23 Apr 1840 Pos Pato Dr. Benjamin Williams
Marriage 7 June 1859 Allegheny Co, PAto Dr. Martin Luther Hawkins
Death? 20 Aug 1893 Sharpsburg, Allegheny Co, PA@71Y; paralysis of brain
Burial? 22 Aug 1893 Greenwood Cemetery, Sharpsburg, Allegheny Co, PA"Grandma Hawkins"
Religion? Presbyterian

Introducing Esther "Hetty" Smith of Columbus, Franklin Co, OH_____________________________________________

Sometime around 1810 Martin Luther Hawkins married Mary Sharp, daughter of Elizabeth Lindsay Culbertson Sharp and Matthew Sharp. After her death in 1859 he married Esther “Hetty” Smith Williams, the daughter of Nathaniel W. Smith and Rebecca Culbertson. Rebecca’s mother, Esther Culbertson, was a half sister to Martin Hawkins’ first wife Mary Sharp. The connection is through Elizabeth (Lindsay) Culbertson Sharp:

  • Esther Culbertson
  • Rebecca Culbertson Smith
  • Esther “Hetty” Smith Williams Hawkins, second wife of Martin L. Hawkins

Elizabeth (Lindsay) Culbertson Sharp:

  • Mary Sharp Hawkins, first wife of Martin L. Hawkins

The relationship is possible as Mary Sharp was a much younger sister to Esther Culbertson and Mary Sharp was older than her husband, Martin Luther Hawkins.

Historical Sketch of the Sharpsburg Presbyterian Church (PA), online at Historic Pittsburgh, PA

  • ML Hawkins was ruling elder of Sharpsburg Presbyterian Church and died in 1864.
  • Mrs. Esther Hawkins , Middle Street, Sharpsburg


1870 Sharpsburg, Allegheny Co, PA Federal Census PO Tarentum, 12 July 1870, p214 h/h 366/363 Hawkins, Ettie 57 OH James 10 PA Mary 7 PA

1880 Sharpsburg, Allegheny Co, PA Federal Census, 8 June 1880, p452B Waddle Street h/h 244 Hawkins, Hettie 67 OH James 20 PA works in glass factory Mary 17 PA

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