Biographical Sketch of Hawkins Hart

Hawkins, son of Captain Thomas and Ruth (Hawkins) Hart, was born in Farmington, 1677, and died at Wallingford. May 2a, 1735. He removed to Wallingford, which he represented in the general court nine sessions. 1714-1732. and held the military rank of a lieutenant. He married (first) Sarah Roys or Royce, born and died in Wallingford; (second) Widow Mary Street, daughter of Rev. Joseph Eliot, of Guilford, and granddaughter of Rev. John Eliot, the author of the celebrated Indian translation of the Bible. Children, all by the first wife, with the exception of the youngest, who was a posthumous child : Nathaniel, married Martha Lee; Ruth, married William Merriam; child, name unknown; Hawkins. married Susanna Merriam; Sarah, married Stephen Ives; Esther, married John Webb; Thomas, see elsewhere; Elizabeth. married William Jerome; Mary, married Ebenezer Hawley: Benjamin, married Phoebe Rich; Samuel, married Bridget Fowler.

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