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Zachariah HAWKINS was born 14 Apr 1777 in Oxford, New Haven, Connecticut and was christened 22 Jun 1777 in Oxford Congregational Church. He died in Castleton, Rutland, Vermont. Zachariah married Sally MALLORY on 18 Apr 1798 in Oxford Congregational Church.
When Zachariah Hawkins was born on April 14, 1777, in Oxford, Connecticut, his father, Capt, was 60 and his mother, Rachel, was 44. He had six brothers and seven sisters.
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.
1800 Oxford Census.
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. 46.
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.
Ralph Clymer Hawkins, A Hawkins Genealogy 1635 - 1939, Record of the Descendants of Robert Hawkins of Charlestown, Massachusetts, The Hawkins Association, 1939, p. 247.
Samuel Orcutt, History of the Old Town of Derby, Connecticut, 1642-1880 (1880, Reprint: Bowie, Maryland, Heritage Books, Inc., 1998), p. 727. "b. June 26, 1764."
W. C. Sharpe, History of Oxford, p. 17. "Baptisms ... 1777 ...
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