Jefferson County
Illinois


Lola Hawkins Journal


Submitted by: Chuck Riley
   


I have transcribed the journals of my great aunt Lola Hawkins.   It has a lot of stuff for both Jefferson and Marion Counties 3 gal raw apples make 1 gal apple butter 1868    Grampa Ward came to Illinois               1898      Pa moved where he lives now April 2 (George Tate)               1903      Feb 9   Uncle Ab Tate died Oil well dug at Hawkins School.               1905      July 4  John & Bertha married. May 15  Edd Hawkins birthday          % John Edwin "Edd" Hawkins 25th Birthday               1907      Oct. 10 Edd & Nett Married                                         # Edd Hawkins & Nett Patton               1914      May 11  Arnold Tate born                                            # brother of Lola Hawkins                                  # son of Everett & Elsie (Hawkins) Tate                         Aug 18   Moved to Orley's place                   1914 MARRIAGES                 June 20 Nina Clayborn                            June 21 Mabel Williams                           Nov 9   Ruth Hays                                Dec 20  Lester Williams                        1915      Mar 12  Moved to farm home                       1915 MARRIAGES                 Apr 2   Noma Woodward                            Apr 14  Ethel Kell                               Sept 26 Jonnie Myers                             Nov 7   Hattie Mount                             Nov 13  Dave Harvey                            1916 MARRIAGES                 Apr 8   Malta Hawkins                            April 2 Clarence Tate            May 21  Col Helfin                               Aug 27  Vernor Williams                        1916 DEATHS                 May 16  Ethel Blankenship         Dec 17 Jonnie Myers                                                                                              1917 MARRIAGES                 Apr 3   Burnie Kell                              Apr 4   Annie Harvey                             Apr 14  Frank Tate                             1917 DEATHS Sept 13 Billie Finn Sr.                        1918 BIRTHS                 Aug 14  Neta Tate born                                              # dau of Frank & Martha (Simmons) Tate                                  # Frank is brother of Everett Tate               1918 DEATHS                 Oct 11  Gladys Hawkins                         1919 MARRIAGES                 Dec 31  Ula Howard                             1920      Dec 19  Lola operated on                         1920 BIRTHS                 May 3   Hattie (Cooper) Rollinson's Baby                                          # Ray Rollinson                 May 29  Hank Woodwards baby born                1920 MARRIAGES                        Ola Purdue              Jan 1                        Elton Hawkins           Jan 3                        Dutch                   Jan 7                        Ruby Harvey             Jan 28                        Fred McMeens            April 10                        Eva Tate                April __                        Estel Hawkins           April 24               1920 - DEATHS                        Rob Purcell (flu)       Jan 24                        Ella Kell (flu          Jan 25                        Fairl Thomas (flu)      Jan 29                        Sidney Harlow           Mar 30                        Edna's baby             April 1                        Mrs. Fay Hay            May 29                        Bud Tate                July 26                        Eva Tate                Aug 25                        Ivan Hawkins (brother of Byron) Sept 26                          # son of Davie & Florence.                          # brother of Hulen.                        Russell Thomas          Dec 25               1921 - MARRIAGES                        Sula Harvey             Mar 30                        Otta and Ina            Sept 17                        Ruby Howard             Sept 17                        Elsworth Tate & Fern Riley Sept 19                          # son of Elmer & Rusha Tate                          # dau of Omer Riley.                        Glen Murphy & Lena Jennings Sept 24                          # son of Loy                            & Mertie (Myers) Murphy                        Beatrice Whitson        Dec 24                          # & Gage Vaughn               1921 - DEATHS                        Leta Clayborn           Dec 24               1922 - Jewell Tate & Ralph Donoho married Jan 1                      Harry Eugene Tate (son of Mr.                          & Mrs. Elsworth Tate) born Jan 9                      Sarah Lee died            Jan 15               1923 - Lola operated on          June 13               1923 - BIRTHS                      Russell Mount             May 4               1923 - MARRIAGES                        Jack Wimberly & Vina Ward June 16                          # son of Walter & Hattie Wimberly                          # dau of Jonnie & Hattie Ward                        Pearl March             Dec 21                        Thelma Moore            Dec 22               1923 - DEATHS                        Joe Carthurres          April 2                        Mrs. D. Hawkind         April 6                        Gladys Goostree         Oct __                        Gladys Goostree's baby  Nov 21                        Walter Goostree         Nov 30               1924 - Edd Harvey Resturant in Dix burnt Nov __                1924 - MARRIAGES                        Bob Simmons             Mar 8                        Earl Hawkins            Mar 22                          # to Beatrice Tucker                          # son of Charles & Ester Hawkins                        Dan Kell                May 24                        Ralph Rollinson         Nov 16                          # to Eula Whitlock                          # dau of Charles & Eva Whitlock               1924 - DEATHS                        Ellen                   April 11                        Marvin Tate             Sept 9                        Russell Mannon          Dec 24               1925 - BIRTHS                        John Caldwell's baby    Jan 12                        Nelson Cummins baby                          (James Nelson)        Jan 22                          # & Gladys(Riley) Cummins                        Fred Lee's boy          Jan 30                        Earl Hawkins baby (Earline) Feb 4                        Harry Riley             June 11                          # son of Carl & Nora Riley                        Dorris Nell Mount       June 15                        Glen Murphy 1st baby    Dec 28               1925 - MARRIAGES                        Hattie Carpenter        Feb 27                        Nell Mooney             Oct __                          # & Virgil Mount                        George Tate 2nd time    Oct 8                          # & Grace Williams                        Pustie Hayes            Oct 15                        Muriel Telford          Oct __                        Zella Tate              Nov __                        Lois Whitlock           Dec 25               1925 - DEATHS                        Mrs. I Fields           April 6                        Edna Tate               Dec 3                        Ella Riley Smart        Dec 18               1926 - BIRTHS                        Fern Tate boy           Feb 9                          # Ellsworth &                        Roy Woodwards girl      May 24                        Lois Whitlock 1st baby boy Aug 3                        Eula Rollinson baby     Sept __                        Billie Riley            Sept 29                          # son of Carl & Nora                            (Hawkins) Riley               1926 - MARRIAGES                        Harry Keele             Feb 27                        Opal Riley & Andy Webb  Feb 27                          # dau of James & Retha                            (Ward) Riley                        Lovell Ashworth         Feb 27                        Harry Keele             Feb 29               1926 - DEATHS                        Mintie Harvey           May 14                        Edgar Tate              Sept __                        Aunt Lina Hawkins       Nov __               1926 - Little Billie Riley operated on Dec 19                          brought home          Jan 2, 1927               1927 - BIRTHS                        Earl Thomas baby        Oct 25                        Floyd Riley             Dec 4                          #son of Carl & Nora Riley               1927 - MARRIAGES                        Trevor Jefferies & Mabel Gage Oct 23               1927 - DEATHS                        Lillie Thompson         Mar 14                          # wife of Arthur Thompson                          # mother of Frank Wendell                        Avery McCrary                        Elmer Lee               Oct __                        Eldon Osborn            Nov 20                          # son of Bud & Rachel Osborn                          # husband of Elva (Rollinson)                            Osborn                          # father of Glen & Gleason               1928 - Narrow & Roy Osborn in their                        ambulance hit by train at Texico Aug 18               1928 - BIRTHS                        Eloise Mount born       June 8               1928 - MARRIGES                        Charlie Clayborn        Feb 1                        Ruby Hawkins & Ferrill Williams July 14                          # dau of Charlie & Ester                            (Mount) Hawkins                        Dorothy Riley & Jesse McBride July 21                          # dau of Carl & Nora                            (Hawkins) Riley                          # son of Frank McBride                        Rose Tate & Wayne Davis Sept 15                          # dau of Oscar Tate                          # son of Marsh Davis                        Lois Hawkins & Lee Tate Sept 15                          # adopted dau of Orley & Pearl                            (Riley) Hawkins                          # son of Elmer & Rusha Tate                         Minnie Lee              Nov 21                        Ethel Hawkins & Harry Bruce Dec 1                          # dau of Charlie & Ester Hawkins                          # son of Harry & Alice                            (Riley) Bruce                        Orville Leuty & Mabel Patton Dec __               1928 - DEATHS                        Rose Ashworth            May 2                        Newt Hilton              Sept 9                        Maud Tucker              Nov 12                        Will Jeff Simmons        Dec 7                        John Donoho              Dec 19                        Floyd Purcell's baby     Dec 27               1929 - Grace left                 April 17               1929 - BIRTHS                        Clyde Hawkins baby      June 1                        Zella Tucker            June 17                        Louise Parkinson baby   Sept 17               1929 - MARRIAGES                        Lillian Dykes           Nov 28                        John Hill               Dec __               1929 - DEATHS                        Joel Simmons            Jan 10                        Joe Purdue              Jan 14                        Aunt Lue Hawkins        Jan 16                        Aunt Sis Williams       April 25                        Zella Tucker            June 25                        Mrs. Phillips           July 16                        Sophia Burge            July 17                        Howell Taylor           Aug 7                        Mrs. Boggs              Oct 17                        Bob Myers               Oct 29               1930 - Baptised on Oct 26.                          Ara Howard                          Mary Gertrude Kell                          Dean Dalton                          Charles Earl Riley                              # son of Omer & Edna (Beasly) Riley                          Lovell Mount                          Billie Purdue                          Dean Purdue                          Fred and Garland Ward                              # sons of Arthur & Mela (Hawkins)                                  Ward               1930 - BIRTHS                        Lois Tate baby (Maxie)  Feb 16                          # Lois adopted dau of Orley                            & Pearl (Riley) Hawkins                        Ray Riley baby (Patty)  Feb 24                        Carl Jolly baby         Feb 22                        Gus Whitson baby        Feb 22                        Betty Jane Riley born   Aug 24                          # dau of Carl & Nora Riley                        Barbara Beth Lutchinger Sept 18                          # dau of Ray & Dola               1930 - MARRIAGES                        Josie Boggs             Feb 5                        Ollie Finn              Valentine week                        Ella Helfin             Feb 27                        Vanetta Whitlock & Cliffard Harsh Mar 6                          # dau of Art & Lola                            (Hawkins) Whitlock                        Cora Ward & Lawrance Dobbs June 21                          # dau of Jonnie & Hattie Ward                        Alice Brasil            June 28                        Rockie Barker           July 11                        Neta Williams           Sept 6                        Aunt Tavie              Sept 20                        Ruby Palmer             Oct 9                        Glen Price              Oct 11                          # son of Bill Price                          # brother of Mabel Riley                        Sarah Tucker            Nov 1                        Lethal Bruce            Nov 8                          # dau of Lydia (Hawkins) Bruce                        Thelma Harvey & Pete Kunass Nov 30                          # brother of Jesse Kunass                        Annie Tate & Dale Mooney Dec 20                          # dau of Elmer & Rusha                            (Myers) Tate                          # son of Edd Mooney               1930 - DEATHS                        Uncle Bud Osborn died   Jan 8                          # brother of Jane Hawkins                        Uncle Alex Tate died    Jan 21                        Hat Wimberley died      Jan 18                          # wife of Walter                          # mother of Jack                        Mrs. Thompson died      Feb 1                        Earl Ward died          Feb 16                        Mr. Dalton died         Feb 24                        Mrs. English died       June 19                        Ida Rupe died           June 22                        Charlie Hawkins died    Dec 12                          # husband of Ester               1931 - Lola operated on          Aug 19               1931 - BIRTHS                        Lillian's 1st baby      Jan 16                        Dorothy (Riley) McBride 2nd boy Feb 8                          # Jimmie Gale                          # dau of Carl & Nora Riley                        Harvey Bruce twins      March 22                          # Alice &                          # Arlene & Darlene                        George Alvis baby girl  June 23               1931 - MARRIAGES                        Lite Burge              Jan 25                        Loyd Burge              May 2                        Rena Holt               Dec 10                        Vedia Phillips          Nov 10                        Byron Tate              last of Nov                        Aunt Rachel Osborn & John Whitson Dec 19                          # mother of Eldon Osborn                          # father of Beatrice                            (Whitson) Ward                        Oscar Riley             Dec 25                        Elsie Hawkins           Dec 26                          # dau of Doke Hawkins                        Mr Blosser              Dec 27               1931 - DEATHS                        Bill March shot himself Jan 31                        Uncle Frank Hawkins     April 10               1932 - Old house burned          Oct 28               1932 - BIRTHS                        Glen Osborn girl       

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