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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