PHILEMON HAWKINS BIBLE
THE HOLY BIBLE
Containing The Old and New Testaments
Together with the
Apocryphya Translated out of the
and with the
DILIGENTLY COMPARED AND REVISED
PRINTED FOR JOHN THOMPSON & ABRAHAM SMALL
(From the Hot Press of John Thompson)
Text in the front of the document:
Lucy Hawkins, wife of Philemon Hawkins Departed this life the 29th day of September in the year One Thousand Eight Hundred and Seven about Six O'clock in the eventing, and it was a very clear evening and she deserved as Great credit in every Respect as any woman I ever saw.
Delia Hawkins, mother of Philemon Hawkins of Pleasant Hill departed this life on the 20th day of August, A.D. 1794 respected and esteemed by all her acquaintances. She was the daughter of Zachariah Martin a respectable planter, and native of Virginia. She was one of the first settlers upon six pounds creek in No. Carolina where her husband Philemon Hawkins owned a mill. The country was then a wilderness, which occassioned corn to be extremely scarce, and when the poorest of the people came with their little corn to the mill, instead of taking toal, she would add to their morcell and have it ground into meal gratis. She was universally kind to the poor, the great creator of us all blessed her with a great share of health and wealth and she lived to be 73 years of age.
Philemon Hawkins father of Philemon Hawkins of Pleasant Hill was born in Vriginia, he removed to the mouth of Six Pound creek in No. Carolina, was one of the first settlers there. He was extremely active indisutrious man anduncommonly good husband and Father. One of the best providers for a family; The creator blessed him with a great share of health and wealth and he lived to be nearly 60 years of age. he dpearted this life 10th day of September A.D. 1801.
Col. Benjamin Hawkins Agent for the Creek Indians departed this life teh 6th of June at 8 O'clock in the evening 1816, in the 62nd year of his age. He has Seved as a Publick Character in Various departments and always discharged the Trust faithfully for 36 years - A worthy Honest Man.
George Washington Hawkins departed this life the
26 day of March 1816.
Capt Philemon Hawkins departed this life the 22nd day of March 1817 - Two of as worthy sons as I ever raised.
Mildred Brehon Hawkins died 15th October 1802.
Joseph hawkins Died August 5th 1842
Sarah Polk died December 10 1843
Eleanor Hawood died December 23 1855.
Philemon Hawkins was born December 3rd day at two O'clock in the afternoon 1752.
Lucy Hawkins his wife was born 9th July 1759.
They were married the 31st day of August 1775.
Births of Their Children:
Elinor Hawkins was born 23 June 1776.
William Hawkins was born 106th October 1777
Ann hawkins was born 3rd Sept. 1779.
John D. Hawkins was born 15th April 1781.
Delia Hawkins was born 16th October 1782
Sarah Hawkins was born 6th March 1784.
Joseph Hawkins was born 15th Sept 1785.
Benjamin F. Hawkins was born 28th Oceober 1787.
Philemon Hawkins was born 5th June 1789.
Frank Hawkins was born 23rd March 1791.
George Washington Hawkins was born 20th Oceober 1793
Lucinda Davis Ruffin hawkins was born 26th June 1795.
Mildred Brehon Hawkins was born 13th Dec 1801.
Births of the grandchildren of Philemon and Lucy Hawkins
Ann Hawkins Haywood was born 11 December 1796.
Sarah Lee Haywood was born 15 February 1799
Thomas Person Little was born 26 Oceober 1799
William Rufus Haywood was born 11 July 1801
Mary Ann Little was born 6 December 1801.
Lucius Junius Polk was born 16 March 1802
Thomas Haywood was born 20 of December 1803 and died
Lucy Davis Polk was born 12 of Jan 1804 and died.
Ann Swepson hawkins was born 13th March 1804
Lucy Davis Little was born 22 March 1804
Emily Hawkins was born 12 October 1804 at 6 AM.
Lucy Davis Haywood was born 15 day of June 1805.
Penelope Little was born the 19th day of Sep 11 AM 1805 and died.
Caroline Hawkins was born 22nd Day of Dec 1805.
Alexander Hawkins was born 1st day of April 1806 at 6 P.M.
Phil.... Leonidas Polk was born 10th day of Apl 1806.
Lucy Davis Hawkins, daughter of (JDH) was born 26 Nov 1807.
....(torn)... Ann Hawkins daughter of (WH) was born 29th Feb
...(torn)... Brown Polk was born 1st day of Sept 1808.
....(torn,, may be Benja).. min Hawkins (son of W.H.) was born 10 August 1809.
Thomas Person Hawkins (Son of B. F. H) was born 9 Feb 1808
Francis Philemon Haywood (son of SH W H.) was born 1810
Frances Boyd Hawkins daughter of J.D. H. was born 22 Nov 1810.
George Little was born 27th Feby 1810
.... Dallas Polk Haywood (son of Stp H) was born 1810.
Alexander Hamilton Polk 19th Sept 1810.
Margaret Craven Hawyood was born .... (missing)
Alexander Hawkins (son of JWH) was born 2 August 1812
Robert Williams Haywood born 8th October 1812
John Hawkins Polk born 15th August 1812
...... A Hawkins was born the 20 of September 1811.
This bible is now on file at the North Carolina Department of Arhcives & History, Raleigh, NC (Not the bible itself, but this typed reading).