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Zachariah Hawkins (1717 - 1806)

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Captain Zachariah Hawkins
Born in Derby, New Haven, Connecticutmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 6 Jul 1737 in Derby, New Haven, Connecticutmap
Husband of — married 30 Jun 1743 in Oxford, New Haven, CTmap
Husband of — married 17 Feb 1774 in Oxford Congregational Church, Oxford, New Haven, Connecticutmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Oxford, New Haven, Connecticutmap
Profile last modified 4 Jun 2019 | Created 15 Nov 2013
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Biography

Captain Zachariah HAWKINS [1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14][15][16][17][18][19][20][21][22][23][24][25][26] was born [27][28][29] 8 Feb 1717 in Derby Neck, New Haven, CT. He died [30][31][32] 27 Jun 1806 in Oxford, New Haven, CT and was buried [33][34][35] in Hillside Cemetery, Quaker Farms, Oxford, New Haven, CT. Zachariah married [36][37][38][39] Sarah DAVIS on 6 Jul 1737.

Sources

  1. W. C. Sharpe, History of Oxford (Seymour, CT, Record Print, 1885), p. 20. http://www.our-oxford.info/Books/sharpe/toc.html. http://www.our-oxford.info/Books/sharpe/020.html.
  2. W. C. Sharpe, History of Oxford, p. 170. " ... a farmer, his house stood on the site of the Meigs dwelling house ..." http://www.our-oxford.info/Books/sharpe/170.html.
  3. W. C. Sharpe, History of Oxford, p. 149. Taxpayers of Oxford in 1802 http://www.our-oxford.info/Books/sharpe/149.html.
  4. Historic House Committee of The Bicentennial Commission, Oxford, Connecticut, Early Houses of Oxford, Available at (http://www.oxford-historical-society.org/books-for-sale.htm) (Derby, CT, The Bacon Printing Company, 1976), #32. Quaker Farms, Oxford, CT Available at http://www.oxford-historical-society.org/books-for-sale.htm.
  5. W. C. Sharpe, History of Oxford, p. 97. 1792 - Tax List - Oxford http://www.our-oxford.info/Books/sharpe/097.html.
  6. Dorothy A. DeBisschop, Historical Personalities of the Lower Naugatuck Valley, 21, 120. . http://www.oxfordpast.com/hp21.htm http://www.oxfordpast.com/hp120.html.
  7. Norman Litchfield & Sabrina Connolly Hoyt, Ph.D., History of the Town of Oxford, Connecticut (1960), p. 55. . " ... Dec. 11, 1775 ... Committee of Inspection ..." http://www.our-oxford.info/Books/Litchfield-Hoyt_History_of_Oxford/055.html.
  8. Litchfield & Hoyt, History of the Town of Oxford, 57 - 59, 79, 101. http://www.our-oxford.info/Books/Litchfield-Hoyt_History_of_Oxford/057.html http://www.our-oxford.info/Books/Litchfield-Hoyt_History_of_Oxford/079.html http://www.our-oxford.info/Books/Litchfield-Hoyt_History_of_Oxford/101.html.
  9. Litchfield & Hoyt, History of the Town of Oxford, p. 304. "Oxford Tax List, 1792." http://www.our-oxford.info/Books/Litchfield-Hoyt_History_of_Oxford/304.html.
  10. Dorothy A. DeBisschop, Oxford People in the American Revolution (1976), p. 4. . "Committee of Inspection." http://www.our-oxford.info/oxford-people-in-am-rev.html.
  11. Donald Lines Jacobus, Families of Ancient New Haven ([CD]Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1981[originally]Rome, N.Y. and New Haven, Conn., 1922-1932), vol 2, p 315.
  12. J. L. Rockey, History of New Haven County, Connecticut, p. 534. " The registered freemen in the town at the time of its incorporation in 1798 and the next ten years following were: ..."
  13. Selected and Introduced by Gary Boyd Roberts, Genealogies of Connecticut Families From The New England Historical and Genealogical Register ([CD]Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co., 1983), vol 3, p 605.
  14. Compiled By Carole Magnuson, The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records - Oxford 1798-1850, p. 47. "Zachariah, Capt. of 1st Co., in Oxford, 1754."
  15. Samuel Orcutt, History of the Old Town of Derby, Connecticut, 1642-1880 (1880, Reprint: Bowie, Maryland, Heritage Books, Inc., 1998), p. 727. " ... lived in Quaker's Farm."
  16. Susan Woodruff Abbott, Families of Early Milford, Connecticut, CD-Local and Family Histories: CT, 1600's - 1800's, (Produced in collaboration with the Genealogical Publishing Company, 2000), p. 744.
  17. 1790 Derby Census. 2 slaves.
  18. 1800 Oxford Census.
  19. Emma Lounsbury, Oxford - A Historical Sketch, (http://www.our-oxford.info/short-stories/lounsbury-sketch.html), Seymour Record, 1914. " The Presbyterian church as it was called at that date was a small affair which stood in front of where the present store now is; prior to this they held meetings in people's houses. "September ye 14, 1742, a society's meeting lawfully warned at ye house of Mr. John Twitchel cenyour in ye parish of Oxford, voted and passed in said meeting that Mr. John Lum shall be in with ye committee appointed to build a meeting house: "Voted and passed in said meeting too pray for a tax upon all the unimproved land within ye bounds of the parish of Oxford and that ye tax may be six-pence upon ye acre, yearly for ye space of four years, that we may go with building a meeting house and settling a minister." "December ye 30th day, 1742, at a society's meeting lawfully warned and held at Mr. John Twitchel's cenyour in the parish of Oxford: "Voted and passed in said meeting to levy a tax of nine pence upon the pound upon ye list of 1742, to defray ye charges of hiring Mr. Birdsey and Mr. Newton. "Voted in passed in said meeting that Mr. Zachariah Hawkins shall be collector and treasurer of said nine-penny rate, and said rate to be gathered by the 16th day of January next ensuing. "Voted and passed in said meeting the committee appointed by ye society to build the meeting house shall have the power to sign all bills relating to that affair." Isaac Trowbridge Society Clerk." http://www.our-oxford.info/short-stories/lounsbury-sketch.html.
  20. Emma Lounsbury, Oxford - A Historical Sketch. " Mr. Zachariah Hawkins lived in the house which has since been called the Judge Meigs place; was a son of Robert Hawkins of Derby, who came from England in the reign of King George 3rd. Zachariah Hawkins owned land quite extensively in Quakers Farm, even to the Housatonic river and owned an island in the river. He had four wives and 14 children with the three first wives. He died in 1806. His son Silas owned and lived in the old-fashioned red homestead called the old Hawkins homestead, and raised six children. His son Silas, Jr. lived there but never married. His brother Charles lived in the same street and his grandchildren now occupy the old place whose names are Roberts, they being the fifth generation in the old homestead." http://www.our-oxford.info/short-stories/lounsbury-sketch.html.
  21. Hawkins, Ralph Clymer A Hawkins Genealogy,1635-1939 (Hawkins, 1939), p. 246. " He served as Captain in the Revolution and was on the Committee of Inspection, to which he was appointed Dec. 11, 1775. A large monument marks his grave and commemorates his service in the American Revolution. He lived and died in Oxford, Conn."
  22. George T. Davis, Genealogy of the Davis Descendants of Colonel John Davis of Oxford, Conn. (New Rochelle, N. Y., 1910), p. 14.
  23. Compiled by Carole Magnuson, The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records - Oxford 1798-1850., General Editor, Lorraine Cook White, Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2000, p. 65.
  24. 4Rev. Hollis A. Campbell, William C. Sharpe and Frank G. Bassett, Seymour Past and Present (Seymour, Connecticut, W. C. Sharpe, 1902), p. 537.
  25. W. C. Sharpe, History of Oxford, p. 8. "Admissions to Church Fellowship. 1764. Mary Hawkins, wife of Zachariah Hawkins, June 3." (Oxford Congregational) http://www.our-oxford.info/Books/sharpe/008.html.
  26. W. C. Sharpe, History of Oxford, p. 17. "Baptisms ... 1777 ... June 22d Zachariah Son to Capt Zachariah Hawkins June 22d Hannah Dautr to Gideon Perry & Hannah his Wife." (Oxford Congregational) http://www.our-oxford.info/Books/sharpe/017.html.
  27. George T. Davis, Descendants of Colonel John Davis, p. 16.
  28. 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. 237.
  29. Ralph Clymer Hawkins, The Hawkins Genealogy, p. 246.
  30. W. C. Sharpe, History of Oxford, p. 53. http://www.our-oxford.info/Books/sharpe/053.html.
  31. W. C. Sharpe, History of Oxford, p. 126. http://www.our-oxford.info/Books/sharpe/126.html.
  32. Charles Elwell, 1934 WPA Headstone Inscriptions - Hillside Cemetery, p. 39. http://www.oxfordpast.com/hscemscan39.html.
  33. W. C. Sharpe, History of Oxford, p. 126. "S. H. M. H. Z. H. R. H. 1771 1774 1806 1786 By this stone are deposited the remains of Capt. Zachariah Hawkins, a worthy and respectable member of society, who in the 90th year of his age died in faith and hope, June 27th, MDCCCVI. He had 14 children who all survived him, 82 grandchildren & 95 great-grandchildren. Sarah his first wife is buried in Derby, by whom he had Sarah & Mercy. Mary his 2d wife is buried 12 feet on the left of this stone, by whom he had Mary, John, Elizabeth, Elijah, Anna, Gaylord, Ruth, Silas, Joseph, Moses & Isaac. Rachael his 3d wife lies close by this stone on the left, by whom he had Zachariah. Lydia his relict and his sons erect this monument, their tribute of gratitude, love and honor." http://www.our-oxford.info/Books/sharpe/126.html.
  34. W. C. Sharpe, History of Oxford, pp. 38-9. "Hawkins, Elijah, died Feb. 23, 1809, age 61 yrs. Hawkins, Anna, 1st wife of Elijah, died Dec. 27, 1794, age 45 yrs. Two field stones, no inscriptions. Thomas, Lydia, wife of Nathan Taylor & Capt. Zachariah Hawkins, died Aug. 1, 1820, age 87 yrs. Hawkins, Capt. Zachariah, died June 27, M.D.C.C.C.V.I., age 89 yrs. Hawkins, Sarah, 1st wife of Capt. Zachariah, burried in Derby. Hawkins, Mary, 2nd wife of Capt. Zachariah Hawkins, Rachel, 3rd wife of Capt. Zachariah Hawkins, Lydia, relict of Capt. Zachariah Hawkins, Ira, died Jan. 8, 1853, age 62 yrs. Hawkins, Sally, wife of Ira, died Oct. 6, 1852, age 58 yrs. Hawkins, Eri, son of Silas & Sarah (broken) Hawkins, Sarah, wife of Silas, died Feb. 24, 1820, age 58 yrs. Hawkins, Silas, died Oct. 15, 1844, age 88 yrs. Tomlinson, Silas, died Nov. 15, 1829, age 53 yrs. Tomlinson, Polly, wife of Silas, died Aug. 15, 1842, age 65 yrs. Hawkins, Asa, died Dec. 9, 1868, age, 72 yrs. Hawkins, Hannah, wife of Asa, died Feb. 12, 1885, age 86 yrs." http://www.our-oxford.info/Books/sharpe/038.html.
  35. Hillside Cemetery Photograph - Oxford, CT. http://www.oxfordpast.com/cem39.html.
  36. George T. Davis, Descendants of Colonel John Davis, p. 16.
  37. Samuel Orcutt, History Old Town of Derby, Connecticut 1642-1880, p. 727.
  38. Compiled by Lorraine Cook White, Barbour Collection - Derby, p. 216.
  39. Ralph Clymer Hawkins, The Hawkins Genealogy, p. 246.
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Thank you to Marjorie McGovern for creating Hawkins-2650 on 15 Nov 13. Click the Changes tab for the details on contributions by Marjorie and others.



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On 8 Aug 2017 at 18:55 GMT Joe Kenworthy wrote:

Hawkins-6117 and Hawkins-2650 appear to represent the same person because: The two represent the same two men and need to be merged.

Zachariah is 16 degrees from Cheryl Hess, 22 degrees from John Lennon and 12 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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