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Re: Edward Levi Hawkins
Posted by: Susan Wyllie (ID *****7190) Date: January 21, 2012 at 09:52:37
In Reply to: Edward Levi Hawkins, Flora Perkins by Robert Andrews of 40982

US World War II draft registration:
April 27, 1942

Edward Levi Hawkins
b. Nov. 27, 1881, Campbell, Tennessee
age 60 years
Residence - Davy, McDowell, West Virginia
Not employed
6 feet tall, 185 lbs.,
hazel eyes, brown hair, ruddy complexion

Person who will always know your address -
Orpha Walker, Davy, West Virginia


1910 Census - Browns Creek, McDowell, West Virginia

Edward L. Hawkins, 28, b. TN, both parents b. TN, married 10 yrs, coal miner.
Flora, wife, 25, b. TN, mother of 4, all living
Orpha, dau., 8, b. TN
Willie, son, 6, b. West Virginia
Chester E., son, 3, b. West Virginia
John F., son, 10 months, b. TN

1920 Census - Browns Creek, McDowell, West Virginia

Edward L. Hawkins, 38, b. TN, both parents b. TN, Farmer
Flora, wife, 35, b. TN, both parents b. TN
Orpha M., dau., 17, b. TN
Willie L., son, 15, b. West Virginia
Chester E., son, 12, b. West Virginia
John, son, 10, b. TN
Mearl, son, 7, b. West Virginia
Edward, son, 4, b. Virginia
Charlie, son, 1, b. West Virginia

Edward Levi Hawkins
Died - Nov. 5, 1958, McDowell, West Virginia

West Virginia Death Index

Beckley Post-Herald
Beckley, West Virginia
April 4, 1969


OCEANA-- Funeral services for Chester E.
Hawkins, 61, of Kopperstown will be at
11 a.m. Saturday in the Toneda Baptist
Church with Rev. Nelson Harris and Rev.
Judd Alford in charge. Burial will be
in the Cook Cemetery at Oceana.

Hawkins died instantly Wednesday afternoon
when a pistol he was examining discharged,
striking him near the heart. The incident
occurred at the home of Seaman Marcum
of Oceana.

Born April 4, 1907, at Marytown, he was
the son of the late Edward Levi and Flora
Perkins Hawkins.

His wife, Pauline Saunders Hawkins, died
in 1967.

Survivors include a son, Donald of Westminster,
Colo,; a daughter, Miss Charlotte Hawkins, at
home; a stepson, Pete Morrison of Wharton;
four brothers, M.H. of Miami, Fla., Joe of
Levittown, NJ, Howard of Baltimore, MD, and
Jim of Fairfax, VA; two granddaughters and
a great-granddaughter.

He was a member of Oceana Lodge No. 129,
Independent Order of Odd Fellows, an Oceana
District constable and Wyoming County school
bus driver for several years.

The body will remain at Evans Funeral Home
in Oceana where friends may call from 2-10
p.m. today.


Flora (Perkins) Hawkins
b. June 16, 1884, Tenn.
Died - Oct. 19, 1936, Davy, McDowell, W. VA
age - 52 yrs, 4 months, 4 days
Buried - Oct. 21, 1936. Roderfield, W. VA
Housewife, white, married, female
Father - Pete Perkins, b. Tenn.
Mother - Rachel Davis, b. Tenn.

(West Virginia Death Index)

Edward Hawkins and Flora Perkins
married Aug. 11, 1900
Campbell County, Tennessee

(Tennessee marriage records)

I'm not related to this family.

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