States: Pennsylvania: Indiana
HARRY F. HAWKINS, agent Adams Express Company, Beaver Falls, was born in Indiana county, Pa., June 6, 1861, and is a son of S.M. and Margaret A. (Fleming) Hawkins. His paternal grandfather was Matthew Hawkins, a farmer of Westmoreland county, Pa., and his maternal grandfather was Alexander Fleming, of Maryland, a resident of Beaver county since 1870. S.M. Hawkins was reared in Westmoreland county, and settled in Beaver Falls in 1867, where he was in business as a merchant tailor for ten years. During the war of the rebellion he served nine months in Company D., 135th P.V. and was honorably discharged. He was a prominent F. & A.M., and served several years as a member of the Board of Education of Beaver Falls, of which he was treasurer at the time of his death, Jan. 14, 1887. Harry F. Hawkins was reared in Beaver Falls from his seventh year. He was employed in the saw works of Emerson, Smith & Co. for several years; was mail agent on the Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne and Chicago Railway for some time, and has held his present position since July, 1886.
(Source: History of Beaver County, Pennsylvania, J. F. Richard, A. Warner & Co., Pubs., 1888: Biographies--West Side, Chapter 26.)
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