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Extract from the Will of James Cross from Newfoundland Will books volume 1 pages 76 & 77 probate year 1829. In the Estate of James Cross deceased. (Source: the Newfoundland’s Grand Banks Site) Saint John’s Nfld 17th Decr 1828. My … Continue reading
Today is the anniversary of the marriage of: Gregory Hawson and Mary Tapley. Married 1787, in Dartmouth, Devon.
Explorer Edward John Eyre talks of Frank Hawson’s death in his book Journals of Expeditions of Discovery into Central Australia, and Overland from Adelaide to King George’s Sound, in the years 1840-1. This book is available from the University of Adelaide ebooks, a fantastic source. … Continue reading
Interesting article about the possible origin of the name ‘Hawson’ along with some titbits of medieval people with the name. (Don’t know anything about the accuracy of the info) Surname Database: Hawson Last Name Origin.
Henry Hawson died from the old-fashioned version of a car accident. That is, he died from an accident in his horse and cart, when his cart was upturned and he was pinned underneath it. In the old colonial days with … Continue reading
Just surfing the net for various family history titbits, doing a bit of googling, you never know what you might find, when I found a page of family history by J Stiles, a fellow member of the Hawson clan, Hawson Family … Continue reading
Frank Hawson was the 12 year old son of Henry Hawson who became a victim of the inevitable clash between the British invaders and the indigenous inhabitants of South Australia. In the very early days relations between the British settlers … Continue reading