Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Benjamin Hawke

Male Abt 1818 - 1847  (~ 29 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Hawke 
    Born Abt 1818 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1847  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    farmer 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-72408 
    Died 12 Nov 1847  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I72408  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Benjamin Hawke,   b. 12 Mar 1781, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1865  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Mary Lount,   b. 16 Mar 1787, , , Delaware Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1876, Hawkesville, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Family ID F17849  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Dean,   b. 20 Mar 1815, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1857, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Children 
     1. Charles Hawke,   b. 1831, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Caroline Hawke,   b. 1833, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Nelson Hawke,   b. 1834, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Philadelphia Hawke,   b. 1839, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. William Hawke,   b. 1842, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Araminta Hawke,   b. 1844, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Benjamin Hawke,   b. 1846, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F18914  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • A-1-102 Benjamin Hawk Probate of the will of Benjamin Hawk, late of the Township of Wellesley, granted the 15th July 1856 on the petition of Mary Roadhouse, late widow of Benjamin Hawk (Percifer Hawk & George Hughes having renounced) the Executrix named in said will.

      I Benjamin Hawk of the Township of Wellesley, Farmer…I desire that my grain and such part of the farming stock as my Executors may think proper may be disposed of and the proceeds be applied to the payment of my debts. …I now occupy lot number six in the twelfth concession of the Township of Wellesley…that my Executors dispose of part of the said lot so as to enable them to pay the first installment on the remainder…I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Mary Hawk in trust to enable her to support my children during her natural life and at her decease to be equally divided amongst my then surviving children. And I hereby commit the Guardianship of all my children until they shall respectively become of age, unto my said wife, and my Executors hereafter named, and I do hereby declare that the expenses of the maintenance and education of my children until they shall be of age shall be paid and borne by my said wife by and out of the property given and bequeathed to her in and by this my will. And I do hereby constitute and appoint my said wife Mary Hawk joint Executrix and my brother Percifer Hawk and my brother-in-law George Hughes, joint Executors of this my last will and testament.

      Witnessed by Geo Ballow, David Petch and Janet Hawk
      Will dated 9 November 1847
      Granted 15 July 1856
      Died 12 November 1847
      No inventory.

      Surrogate Court Records Copybook Register A 1853-1871 transcript to 1863. Frances Hoffman transcriber

  • Sources 
    1. [S1737] Probate - Wills of Waterloo Register A 1853-1871, Will of Benjamin Hawk - 1847 - A-1-102.

    2. [S13] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - Wellington District Marriage Register Part 1 1840-1852.
      Marriages By Rev'd Thomas Foster
      William Roadhouse, 22, To Mary Hawke, 33, Widow, Both Of Wellesley. 11 Sept. 1851. Wit. Jonathan Lee And Sarah Lee

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1847 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Nov 1847 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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