James Sharp Hawkins
b.16 May 1860 Sharpsburg, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
d.14 Apr 1925 New Castle, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States
m. 7 June 1859
m. 21 Jan 1887
m. by May 1898
Facts and Events
James Sharp Hawkins was named after James Sharp, founder of Sharpsburg, PA, who was a relative on both his maternal and paternal sides. James was married three times; his first two wives both died shortly after child birth so the sons of each of these marriages were taken in by other relatives. His third wife, Mary McKim, survived him and together they had a daughter, Ellen, who grew up in New Castle, Lawrence Co, PA.
1860 Sharpsburg, Allegheny Co, PA Federal Census, 12 July 1860, Roll: M653_1062; Page: 452; Image: 456.h/h 55/55, Hawckins, Martin L 62 PA farmer 1800/300 Hettie 38 PA Williams, Rebecca 15 PA John 13 PA Frank 5 PA Hawkins, James 1/24 PA McGomery, Mary 15 NY servant
1900 Soundex-Allegheny Co, PA - James Sharp Hawkins was living as boarder at 264 Fisk St, Pittsburgh,Ward 17, Allegheny Co, PA of Alfred H. Jones Family; 40 PA May 1860
1900 Pittsburgh 14th Ward, Allegheny Co, PA 2 June 1900 p77 R1361 Alfred H. Jones was the census enumerator Fisk St 264/17/18 Jones, Alfred H. Jan 1844 (56) Pa-NY-MD m34Y 2/2ch advertising agent, rents home Rebecca W. Dec 1844 (55) PA-PA-OH Alford, Adah B. Mar 1867 (33) wid car accountant PA-PA-PA, Irene A. Oct 1894 (5) PA Roland E. July 1896 (3) PA Hawkins, James S. May 1860 (40) wid 1/1ch glass packer PA-MD-OH Heyer, Pauline Jan 1882 (18) Germ servant here 1899 Hartwick, Louis M. May 1874 (26) mechanical draftsman OH-PA-PA roomer McGiffin, Mathew W. Sept 1870 (29) PA-PA-PA medical student roomer
1910; Census Place: Union, Lawrence, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1362; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 153; Image: 237, Youngstown Rd, h/h 8/9 Hawkins, James S 49 PA m2x PA-Eng-PA boll cutter in steel mill, renter Mary 29 PA-Ire-Ire 1/1 ch Ella E 8M PA-PA-PA McKim, Martha 67 mother-in-law, widow Ire-Ire_Ire
1920 Union Twp Precinct 2, Lawrence Co, PA Federal Census, Roll: T625_1586; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 122; Image: 1096, Youngstown Rd, h/h107/118 Hawkins, James S 59 PA-PA-IL tin mill worker, renter Mary M 39 PA-Scot-Scot Ellen E 10 PA-PA-PA
New Castle News , New Castle, Lawrence Co, PA, 14 April 1925
James Sharp Hawkins, aged 65 years, died at his home on the Youngstown Road, Union township, Tuesday morning at 12:15 after a brief illness.
Mr. Hawkins had been a resident of this county for about twenty years. Besides his widow, Mary McKimm Hawkins he leaves one daughter, Ellen Elizabeth and one son. Frank W., of Pittsburgh. He also leaves one sister, Mrs. William S. Pattison of this city and a half sister, Mrs. Rebecca Jones of Pittsburgh and a half brother, John H. Williams of Pottsville, PA.
He was a member of the Central Presbyterian church. Funeral service will take place Thursday afternoon at 2:30 from his home. Burial in Bethel Cemetery.