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Trezevant C. Hawpe & Electa Underwood
Posted by: Georgia Ballew Date: January 14, 2001 at 18:55:10
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According to the info. I have, mostly from Dwayne Allen Hawpe, Trezevant Calhoun Hawpe, "T.C.", was born in Franklin Co., GA (according to decendants). He spent his early years around Jackson, Franklin, and Hall Co., GA, with his father, George W. Hawpe. When his father moved to Tenn in 1836, T.C. went along.

Supposedly some time after 1840, he married for the first time - wife's name, unknown. From this first marriage, he had two children, a daughter and a son, who was born in early 1845 in Weakly Co., TN. T.C. appears on the 1845 Tx List of neighboring Graves Co, KY as the owner of three horses and 5 head of cattle worth $50. Sometime after the birth of this first son, his wife and daughter died, but from the date date of his first son's birth it would seem to be after Jan 1845.

On 31 May 1848, T.C. married Electa Ann Underwood Bethurum in Dallas, the daughter of Cyrus and Fanny Underwood. She was a widow with two children, Eliza J. Bethurum and Robert P. Bethurum.

T.C. was one of the first sheriffs of Dallas, TX! He was quite a colorful character.

Children from 1st marriage:

daughter - name unknown

John Roland Hawpe - 17 Jan 1845 - 1921
born in Weakly Co., TN. Married Collista Johnson in 1865, and had 11 children.

children from 2nd marriage:
Selinah Elizabeth "Lizzie" Hawpe, b. 24 Sep 1850 - 26 Sep 1943, b. Dallas Co., TX. Married Thomas Benton McPherson. Had 5 children.

George Timolian Hawpe - 29 Jun 1852 - 23 May 1914. Born in Dallas, Dalls Co., TX. Married Laura Elizabeth Sypert 11 May 1876. Had 7 children.

Cora Eudora Hawpe - b. 26 Feb 1854 in Dallas Co., TX. Married Jacob Marion McPherson. Had 10 children.

Wellington "Wake" Lattimer Hawpe - 8 Feb 1856 - 13 Oct 1932. Married 18 Mar 1880 in McKinney, Collin Co., TX to Albina Dillereen Caton (1 Mar 1857 - 31 Mar 1933). Had 7 children.

Matilda Louisa Hawpe - b. 18 Dec 1857 in Dallas Co., TX. Married William Alexander Thompson. Had 6 children.

Frances "FannY" Hawpe - 17 Nov 1859 - 18 Nov 1877. Born in Dallas Co., TX. Married Gardner J. Bankhead. 2 children.

Newtonia "Toni" Hawpe - 29 Sep 1862. Born in Dallas Co., TX. Married Herman Hale - one child.


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