William Clement Hawkins

William Clement Hawkins[1]

Male 1844 - 1893  (48 years)

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  • Name William Clement Hawkins  [1
    Born 18 Jun 1844  Albany, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Jun 1893  Napperby, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Adelaide Observer Newspaper, Death Notice, William Clement Hawkins
    Adelaide Observer Newspaper, Death Notice, William Clement Hawkins
    William Clement Hawkins died 7th June 1893, at his residence, Willow Lodge, Warnertown, South Australia, Australia. This notice was published in the Adelaide Observer Newspaper, Saturday, 01 July 1893, page 29.
    Buried Warnertown, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Warnertown Cemetery, South Australia, Australia, Burial Registration, Transcription, William Clement Hawkins
    Warnertown Cemetery, South Australia, Australia, Burial Registration, Transcription, William Clement Hawkins
    William Clement Hawkins is buried at Warnertown Cemetery, South Australia, Australia, in Plot 166A, Burial Number WAR05
    Headstone of William Clement Hawkins and Miriam Jane Hawkins (n. Tucker)
    Headstone of William Clement Hawkins and Miriam Jane Hawkins (n. Tucker)
    William is buried at Warnertown Cemetery in Plat 166A, Burial Number WAR05.
    Plot: 166A, Burial Number WAR05
    Notes 
    • Miriam and Clem left the area, when the soil started to deplete (there was no super phosphate in those days), along with many others, to try their luck in the north. They lived in the flat-fronted stone farm house, not far from the hills at Warnertown, currently owned by Mr and Mrs Schutz who run goats and sheep on the property. On the corner of the property was a Methodist Church which the family attended each Sunday. The church ruins are still visible from the main north road. Service was often followed by dinner at their farmhouse for their married children. The house faces west and overlooks the plain and gulf. The walls are an enormous thickness and height. It would have been very cool in summer. There were several underground water tanks. At the front of the house when there was a picket fence, the gateway was decorated with the rib bones of a whale caught in the gulf. The flesh was melted down in Port Pirie. It was quite a memorable event for the town.
      Clem's mother, Harriet (nee Parsons), was married previously to a much older man, Joseph Green by who she had three daughters (one of whom died in the bush) before she was 20. His father William came from Bath England. He and Harriet had two children in Western Australia, Leonore dying as an infant. Clem came to South Australia as a small child in about 1848. As William was a whaler he chose to settle in the Encounter Bay area. He later became a farmer at Inman Valley but also helped build the causeway across to the island at Victor Harbour. Other children were born in South Australia. Some of his mother's relatives (Parsons - originally from Gillingham, England) also came to South Australia after her father died in Western Australia and they also settle in the Victor Harbour Area. Clem and Jane obviously met in Inman Valley were both families lived.
      When Clem died Jane continued to farm the property in Warnertown with the assistance of hired help and is listed in the directories of the time. She was also a mid-wife and capable first-aid giver. Her grand-children thought greatly of her. (The Tucker Family in Australia, 1992)
    Person ID I2468  Tucker Family Tree | The descendants of James Tucker
    Last Modified 2 Nov 2019 

    Father William Hawkins 
    Mother Harriet Parsons 
    Family ID F0713  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Miriam Jane Tucker,   b. 5 Sep 1849, McClaren Vale, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1918, Willow Lodge, Warnertown, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 29 Jul 1869  St Ann Church Aldinga, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    St Ann's Church Aldinga South Australia, Australia
    St Ann's Church Aldinga South Australia, Australia
    St Ann's Church Aldinga South Australia
    St Ann's Anglican Church Aldinga South Australia
    St Ann's Anglican Church Aldinga South Australia
    St Ann's Anglican Church Aldinga South Australia
    Children 
    +1. Clement Friend Hawkins,   b. 16 Apr 1870, Inman Valley District Yankalilla, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1917, Windsor, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
    +2. Eliza Rosanna Hawkins,   b. 7 Oct 1871, Inman Valley District Yankalilla, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1906  (Age 34 years)
    +3. Arthur Godfrey Hawkins,   b. 4 Jun 1873, Inman Hills, District Yankalilla, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. Lilly May Hawkins,   b. 2 Apr 1875, Myponga, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1951, Ashford Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     5. Hartly Gladstone Hawkins,   b. 5 May 1877, Willow Lodge, Warnertown, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1939, St Peters, North Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     6. William John Hawkins,   b. 28 Dec 1878, Napperby, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    +7. Ethel Laura Hawkins,   b. 24 Feb 1880, Warnertown, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1955  (Age 75 years)
     8. Emily Hazel Hawkins,   b. 23 Dec 1881, Warnertown, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. William James Hawkins,   b. 20 Oct 1882, Napperby, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    +10. Millie Una Hawkins,   b. 22 Apr 1885, Warnertown, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1977, Port Pirie Hospital, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
    Last Modified 16 Sep 2011 
    Family ID F0712  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    William Clement Hawkins
    William Clement Hawkins
    William Clement Hawkins
    The Advertiser Newspaper, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, Death Notice, William Clement Hawkins.
    The Advertiser Newspaper, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, Death Notice, William Clement Hawkins.
    William Clement Hawkins died 7th June 1893, at his residence, Willow Lodge, Warnertown, South Australia, Australia. This notice was published in the Advertiser, Newspaper, Thursday, 29 June 1893, page 4.
    Evening Journal Newspaper, Adelaide, South Australia, Death Notice, William Clement Hawkins.
    Evening Journal Newspaper, Adelaide, South Australia, Death Notice, William Clement Hawkins.
    William Clement Hawkins died 7th June 1893 at his residence, Willow Lodge, Warnertown, South Australia, Australia.
    The Express and Telegraph Newspaper, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, Death Notice, William Clement Hawkins.
    The Express and Telegraph Newspaper, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, Death Notice, William Clement Hawkins.
    William Clement Hawkins died 7th June 1893, at his residence, Willow Lodge, Warnertown, South Australia, Australia.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] The Tucker Family in Australia, Cynthis Henley-Smith, (Gillingham Printers Pty Ltd Adelaide, South Australia), 308 (Reliability: 3), 1992.

    2. [S287] Adelaide Observer Newspaper, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, 29 (Reliability: 3), 1 Jul 1893.
      See attached death notice of William Clement Hawkins, published in the Adelaide Observer Newspaper, Saturday, 01 July 1893, Page 29.

    3. [S143] The Advertiser Newspaper, 4 (Reliability: 3), 29 Jun 1893.
      See attached death notice of William Clement Hawkins, published in The Advertiser Newspaper, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, Thursday 29 June 1893, page 4.

    4. [S386] The Express and Telegraph Newspaper, 2 (Reliability: 3), 29 Jun 1893.
      See attached Death Notice of William Clement Hawkins published in The Express and Telegraph Newspaper, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Thursday 29th June 1893, page 2.


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