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Decline Smith (Hawkins) Fanton (1743 - abt. 1780)

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Decline Smith Fanton formerly Hawkins
Born in Derby, New Haven, Connecticut, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married about in Derby, New Haven, Connecticut, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United Statesmap
Hawkins-2492 created 1 Oct 2013 | Last modified | Last edit: 9 Oct 2017
15:47: Darlene Bora edited the Biography, Birth Place and Death Place for Decline (Hawkins) Fanton. [Thank Darlene for this]
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Decline HAWKINS was born 26 Feb 1743 in Derby, New Haven, CT. [1]

Decline married Jonathan Fanton in 1762 in Stratford, CT. These are their known children:

  1. Hawkins FANTON b: 1770
  2. Joseph FANTON
  3. James FANTON
  4. Ann FANTON
  5. Hepsebah FANTON
  6. Moses FANTON b: 1763 in Derby, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
  7. William FANTON b: 1768
  8. David FANTON b: 1780

Decline passed away about 1780 [2]


  1. "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906," database, FamilySearch ( : 3 December 2014), Decline Hawkins, 26 Feb 1742; citing ; FHL microfilm unknown.
  2. Find A Grave Memorial# 138284277

Compiled by Lorraine Cook White, The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records, Vol 8 - Derby 1655-1852, General Editor - Lorraine Cook White, Baltimore, Maryland, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1997, p. 234.

Ralph Clymer Hawkins, A Hawkins Genealogy 1635 - 1939, Record of the Descendants of Robert Hawkins of Charlestown, Massachusetts, The Hawkins Association, 1939, p. 246.

Samuel Orcutt, History of the Old Town of Derby, Connecticut, 1642-1880 (1880, Reprint: Bowie, Maryland, Heritage Books, Inc., 1998), p. 727.


Thank you to Ken Fanton for creating Hawkins-2492 on 1 Oct 13.

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On 5 Aug 2015 at 09:36 GMT Gregory Rose wrote:

Hawkins-4958 and Hawkins-2492 appear to represent the same person because: Same dates and parents

Decline is 14 degrees from Kevin Bacon, 15 degrees from Joseph Broussard, 20 degrees from Helmut Jungschaffer and 17 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II Windsor on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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