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Samuel Hawks

Before the war

He was born in 1843/44, in Pennsylvania, probably to Robert Hawks and Mary [unknown family name]. [sources: date: 3 (19 in 1861), 5 (6 in 1850), 6 (15 in 1860), 7 (55 in 1899), 8 (55 in 1899), 9 (55 in 1899). place: 5, 6. parents: 5, 6, 9]

In 1850, he was probably living in ward 6, Spring Garden, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was living with Robert and Mary Hawks (presumably his parents), and with John and James Hawks (presumably his siblings). He had attended school within the year. [source: 5]

In 1860, he was probably living in ward 14, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was living with Robert and Mary Hawks (presumably his parents), and with James and Matilda Hawks (perhaps his brother and sister-in-law). He had attended school within the year. [source: 6]

His brother John N Hawks also served in company D of the 91st, under the alias 'James Clark' (4).

During the war

He enlisted and was mustered into service on 9 January 1862 (1, 3). He enlisted at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3). He was mustered in as a private, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3). He was a private in company D (1, 12, 13).

He was discharged at US General Hospital, Frederick, Maryland, on 29 December 1862 on surgeon's certificate of disability (1, 2 [medical board], 3). He was a private, in company D (12, 13).

After the war

In May/June 1863, he was living at 1804 Seybert Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was married, and was not working. [source: 10]

Probably in fall 1863 and in fall 1865, he was a turner, and was living in 1826 Seybert Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. [source: 11]

Probably in fall 1888, he was a plumber, living at 1529 South Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. [source: 11]

Probably in fall 1891, and in fall 1893, he was a plumber, living at 1721 Burton Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. [source: 11]

Probably in fall 1895, fall 1896, and fall 1897, he was a plumber, living at 4149 Westminster Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. [source: 11]

On 2 April 1899, he (probably) died, in Philadelphia Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He died of nephritis. He was widowed. He was a nurse. On 6 April 1899, he was buried, in Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. [sources: 7, 8, 9]

Sources

1 Bates, Samuel Penniman. History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5. Harrisburg: B. Singerly, state printer, 1869-71. 5 volumes. 'Ninety-first regiment', volume 3, pages 186-233. (In the roster) (Samuel Hawks)

2 company D, register of men discharged, entry 27 (Samuel Hawks)

3 Civil War Veterans' Card File, available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, searched 9 August 2004 (Samuel Hawks)

4 Navy pension certificate file, National Archives and Records Administration, record group 15, microfilm series M1469, certificate 13952, John N Hawks [see especially page 23] ([personal name not mentioned] Hawks)

5 1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Spring Garden, ward 6, microfilm series M432, film 819, page 319 verso = [638] handwritten (Samuel Hawks)

6 1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 14, microfilm series M653, film 1164, page 491 = 115 handwritten (FamilySearch (Samuel Hawks)

7 death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2 April 1899, #22814 (FamilySearch) (Samuel Hawks)

8 death register, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2 April 1899, page 205 (FamilySearch) (Samuel Hawks)

9 death notice, Philadelphia Inquirer, Thursday 6 Apr 1899, page 12 (Samuel Hawks)

10 Civil war draft registration records, 1863-1865, Pennsylvania, 4th Congressional District, volume 2 of 11, National Archives and Records Administration, record group 110 (Samuel Hawks)

11 selected Philadelphia city directory entries

12 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Samuel Hawks)

13 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Samuel Hauks)

Sources checked unsuccessfully

1870 US census
FamilySearch and Ancestry indices (accessed 10 August 2013)
See 1870 Samuel 26 with Michael (47) and Amanda (24) (and John 20) (FamilySearch); I am ruling out this samuel since John is only 20
Samuel is not living with Robert (56 b. Ireland, laborer) and Mary (57 b. Ireland) Hawkes, who were living in district 43 ward 15, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, microfilm series M593, film 1399, page 345 verso = 118 handwritten (FamilySearch)
Perhaps his father is the Robert Hawks who died on 25 July 1872 in Philadelphia, residence 1736 or 1738 Callowhill Street, and was buried in Mount Moriah Cemetery [see FamilySearch; his death notice is in the Philadelphia Inquirer Saturday 27 July 1872, page 5: 'HAWKS.--On the 25th instant, ROBERT HAWKS after a lingering illness, in the 65th year of his age. [paragraph] 'The relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, from his late residence, No. 1736 Callowhill street, this (Saturday) afternoon, at 2 o'clock. To proceed to Mount Moriah Cemetery.'
1880 US census
FamilySearch and Ancestry indices (accessed 10 August 2013)
1890 US census, veterans schedules
Ancestry index (accessed April 2006)
FamilySearch index (accessed 10 August 2013)
1900 US census
FamilySearch and Ancestry indices (accessed 10 August 2013)
1910 US census
FamilySearch and Ancestry indices (accessed 10 August 2013)
1920 US census
FamilySearch and Ancestry indices (accessed 10 August 2013)
1930 US census
FamilySearch and Ancestry indices (accessed 10 August 2013)
pension index, by name
Ancestry index (accessed April 2006)
Records of headstones of deceased Union veterans, 1879-1903
FamilySearch index (accessed 10 August 2013)
Note Samuel S Hawk, died 15 Aug 1867, served in the 188th PA, buried in Mechanics FamilySearch
headstone applications for US military veterans, 1925-1949
FamilySearch index (accessed 10 August 2013)
Find a grave
accessed 11 August 2013
RootsWeb WorldConnect
searched Samuel Hawks (metaphone) born 1844 +/-1 PA and for Samuel Hawks (metaphone) died 1899 and for Samuel Hawks (metaphone) child of Robert and Mary (accessed 10 August 2013)

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Samuel Hawks in the 91st PA database

1850 census

[1850 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Spring Garden, ward 6, microfilm series M432, film 819, page 319 verso = [638] handwritten]
[the FamilySearch 1850 census apparently does not include ward 6 of Spring Garden (checked 10 August 2013)]
[identification is uncertain]
line1112131415
Dwellings visited780    
Families visited988    
NameRobert HawksMary "John "James "Samuel "
Age303015106
SexMFMMM
Color     
Occupation of males over 15 yearsMachinist Machinist  
Real estate owned     
BirthplaceIrelanddittodittoPennsylvaniaditto
Married within year     
Attended school within year   (1)(1)
Over 20 & can't read/write     
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.     

1860 census

[1860 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 14, microfilm series M653, film 1164, page 491 = 115 handwritten (FamilySearch]
[I did not transcribe the other eight people in this household (on page 492 = 116 handwritten)]
[identification is uncertain]
line3637383940
Dwelling number801    
Family number830    
NameRobert HawksMary DoJames DoSamuel DoMatilda Do
Age3840191520
SexMFMMF
Color     
OccupationWatchman Laborer Tailoress
Value of real estate owned     
Value of personal estate     
Place of birthIrelandDoPaDoDo
Married within year     
Attended school within year   1 
Cannot read & write     
Deaf, dumb, blind, etc.     

index to compiled service records

[index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania]
[transcribed 1 May 2014, from Fold3]


Hawks Samuel
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt.
See also [blank]

GENERAL INDEX CARD.


[card 2, transcribed 5 May 2014]

Hauks Samuel
Co. D, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Pvt | Pvt
REFERENCE CARD.
Original filed under
Hawks Samuel

GENERAL INDEX CARD.

draft registration record

[Civil war draft registration records, 1863-1865, Pennsylvania, 4th Congressional District, volume 2 of 11, National Archives and Records Administration, record group 110]
[transcribed from Ancestry (image 245 of 364), 10 August 2013]
[note: this entry is repeated in volume 6 of 11, page 294 (image 166 of 329), with no changes]

SCHEDULE I.--CONSOLIDATED LIST of all persons of CLASS I, subject to do military duty in the Fourth Congressional District, consisting of the 14th 15th 20th 21st + 24th Wards of Philadelphia State of Pennsylvania, enumerated during the month of May + June, 1863, under direction of D. M. Lane Capt., Provost Marshal.

RESIDENCE. 1804 Seybert St.
NAME. 15 Hawks Samuel
DESCRIPTION
AGE 1st July 1863. 20
WHITE OR COLORED. " [sc. White]
PROFESSION, OCCUPATION, OR TRADE. Gentleman
MARRIED OR UNMARRIED. Married
PLACE OF BIRTH. " [sc. Pena]
FORMER MILITARY SERVICE. 91st Regt. P.V.
REMARKS. Discharged

Philadelphia city directories

[transcribed 10 August 2013, from Fold3]
[note that searching Ancestry's and FamilySearch's indices to the 1900 census for Samuel Hawks living in Philadelphia returned no entries (accessed 11 August 2013)]
[the only other Philadelphia death certificate is for Samuel S Hawk, born 1837, died 15 August 1869, buried American Mechanic Cem (FamilySeach)--he served in the 188th PA (see headstones above)]
1861 Sherman's p.418
Hawks Robert, watchman, Hamilton bel Broad
[no John, James, or Samuel]
1862 Biddle's/McElroy's p.284
[no Hawks]
Hawkes Robert, cordwainer, Lex n N 16th
1863 Biddle's/McElroy's, p.333
Hawkes J. W., furniture, 37th ab Walnut
1864 Biddle's/McElroy's, p.316
Hawk John, bootmaker, 1009 Lawrence
Hawk S. S., shoemaker, 1126 Jackson
Hawkes J. W., salesm. 619 Market, h 516 S 12th
Hawkes Samuel, turner, 1826 Seybert
1865 Sherman's, p.305
Hawk John, bootmaker, 1009 Lawrence
Hawk John, machinist, 1213 Jefferson
Hawk Samuel S., shoemaker, 1126 Jackson
Hawkes J. W., salesman, 516 S 12th
1866 McElroy's p.320
Hawkes John, grocer, 529 Race
Hawkes J W., salesman, 516 S 12th
Hawkes Samuel, turner, 1826 Seybert
[also Hawk John bootmaker, Hawk Samuel shoemaker, etc.]
1867 Gopsill's, p.612
Hawk John, mason, h 1913 Frankford av
Hawk J.S., superintendent, Harrison c N Front
1868 Gopsill's, pp.745-746
Hawk John, machinist, h 1213 Jefferson
Hawk John, shoemaker, h 1009 Lawrence
Hawke John, mason, h 1913 Fkd av
1869 Gopsill's, p.695
Hawk John, machinist, h 1213 Jeferson
Hawk John, mason, h 2243 Coral
Hawk John, shoemaker, h 1009 Lawrence
Hawk Samuel S., shoemaker, h 433 George
1870 Gopsill's, p.710
Hawk John, mason, h 2243 Coral
Hawk John, shoemaker, h 1009 Lawrence
[no John Hawk machinist, or John Hawk on Jefferson]
Hawkes John, patternmaker, h 668 Andress
1871 Gopsill's, pp.683-4
Hawk Dorothy, wid John, h 1009 Lawrence
Hawk John, mason, h 2243 Coral
Hawk John, shoemaker, h 1009 Lawrence
Hawkes John, patternmaker, h 668 Lawrence
[no Samuel or Hawkes or Hawks or Hawke or Hawk]
1872 Gopsill's, page 642
Hawk Dorothy, wid John, h 1009 Lawrence
Hawk John, shoemaker, h 1009 Lawrence
Hawkes John, patternmaker, h 668 Andress
1873 Gopsill's, page 625
Hawk John, shoemaker, h 1009 Lawrence
Hawkes John, patternmaker, h 668 Andress
1874 Gopsill's, pp.617-8
Hawk John, shoemaker, h 1009 Lawrence
Hawkes John, patternmaker, h 668 Andress
1875 Gopsill's, p.680
Hawk John, shoemaker, h 1009 Lawrence
Hawkes John, patternmaker, h 668 Andes [sic]
1876 Gopsill's, pp.677-8
Hawk John, shoemaker, h 1009 Lawrence
[no John Hawkes!]
1877 Gopsill's, p.656
Hawk John, shoemaker, h 1009 Lawrence
1878 Costa's, pp.697-8
Hawk John, shoemaker, 1009 Lawrence
1879, p.719
Hawk John, shoemaker, h 1009 Lawrence
Hawkes Mary, widow, h 14 Ledger pl
1880 Gopsill's, p.759
Hawk Mary A., widow, dressmaker, 1745 Wylie
1881 Gopsill's, pp.730-731
Hawk Mary A. W., dressmaker, 1745 Wylie
[no Samuel Hawks, Hawkes, Hawke, or Hawk]
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[p.1783] Wynn John L., carbuilder, h 1749 Wylie
[p.1783] Wynn Joseph J., salesman, h 1749 Wylie
[p.1167] Miller Reuben S., salesman, h 1735 Wylie
[see 1880 US census, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, ward 15, 10th electoral district, e.d. 256, microfilm series T9, film 1175, page 113 C = 19 handwritten: Mary Hawk (dressmaker, 53, b. France), with Jacob (32, baker, son, b. NJ), Amelia (30, daughter, dressmaker, b. NJ), Joseph (21, son, barber, b. NJ) et al., at 174 Wylie]
[so this Mary is NOT my Mary]
--------
1882 Gopsill's p.697
[no Samuel Hawk, Hawke, Hawkes, Hawks]
1883 Gopsill's, pp.717-8
[no Samuel Hawk, Hawke, Hawkes, Hawks]
1884 Gopsill's, p.716
[no Samuel Hawk, Hawke, Hawkes, Hawks]
1885 Gopsill's, pp.788-9
[no Samuel Hawk, Hawke, Hawkes, Hawks]
1886 Gopsill's, pp.757-8
[no Samuel Hawk, Hawkes, Hawks]
Hawkes S., drygoods, 1649 Passy'k av
1887 Gopsill's, pp.751-2
[no Samuel Hawk, Hawke, Hawkes, Hawks]
1888 Gopsill's, pp.782-3
[no Samuel Hawk, Hawke, Hawkes, Hawks]
1889 Gopsill's, p.796
" [sc. Hawkes] Samuel, plumber, h 1529 South
[no Samuel Hawk, Hawke, Hawks]
1890 Gopsill's, pp.822-3
[no Samuel Hawk, Hawke, Hawkes, Hawks]
1891 Gopsill's
[no Samuel Hawkes, Hawks, Hawk, Hawke]
1892 Gopsill's, pp.835-6
" [sc. Hawks] Samuel, plumber, h 1721 Burton
[no Samuel Hawk, Hawke, Hawks]
1893 Gopsill's, pp.842-3
[no Samuel Hawk, Hawke, Hawkes, Hawks]
1894 Gopsill's, p.864
" [sc. Hawkes] Samuel, plumber, h 1721 Burton
[no Samuel Hawks or Hawks on Westminster av]
1895 Gopsill's, pp.811-2
[no Samuel Hawk, Hawke, Hawkes, Hawks]
1896 Gopsill's, p.847
Hawks Saml W., plumber, h 4149 Westminster av
1897 Gopsill's, p.864
Hawks Saml W., plumber, h 4149 Westminster av
[no Samuel Hawk, Hawke, Hawkes]
1898 Gopsill's
[page 947:] Hawks Saml W., plumber, h 4149 Westminster av
[no Samuel Hawk or Hawke or Hawkes]
1899 Gopsill's
[no Hawks, no Samuel Hawkes or Hawkes on Jefferson (except Geo B at 1413 Jefferson), no Samuel Hawk
[note p.530:] Davis & Cummings, undertakers, 2220 Jefferson
1899 Gopsill's p.2206
" [sc. Strickland] J. Clarence, operator, h 4149 Westminster av']
[nothing under Hawks etc. there]
1900 Gopsill's pp.983-4
[no Samuel (or widow of Samuel) Hawke, Hawke, Hawkes, Hawks]
" [sc. Hawkes] Mary E., wid Robt P., h 657 N 41st

death certificate

[death certificate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2 April 1899, #22814, Samuel Hawks (FamilySearch)]
22814
RETURN OF DEATH IN THE PHILADELPHIA HOSPITAL.
PHYSICIAN'S CERTIFICATE.
1. Name of Deceased, Samuel Hawks
2. Color, White
3. Sex, Male
4. Age, 55 yrs
5. Widower
6. Date of Death, 4-2-99
7. Cause of Death, Nephritis
J. M. Cruice RESIDENT PHYSICIAN, Philadelphia Hospital.
UNDERTAKER'S CERTIFICATE.
8. Occupation, Nurse
9. Place of Birth, Penna
10. When a Minor, [blank]
11. Ward, 29th
12. Street and Number, 2220 Jefferson St.
13. Date of Burial Apr. 6th 1899.
14. Place of Burial, Mt. Moriah Cem.
Albert Cummings Undertaker,
Residence, 2220 Jefferson St.
Date of Certificate, 4. 4. 1899

death register

[death register, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2 April 1899, page 205, Samuel Hawks (FamilySearch)]
DATE OF REGISTRATION [4/8] 22814
NAME OF DECEASED Samuel Hawks
COLOR WHITE
SEX MARRIED
AGE 55 y
CONDITION MARRIED
DATE OF DEATH " [sc. Apr] 2
CAUSE OF DEATH Nephritis
ATTENDING PHYSICIAN J. M. Cruise
OCCUPATION OF DECEASED Nurse
WHERE BORN " [sc. Penna]
WHEN A MINOR, NAME OF FATHER AND MOTHER [blank]
WARD 29
STREET AND NO. 2220 Jefferson St
DATE OF BURIAL " [sc. Apr] 6
PLACE OF BURIAL Mt. Moriah

death notice

[death notice, Philadelphia Inquirer, Thursday 6 Apr 1899, page 12]
[transcribed from GenealogyBank, August 2013]

HAWKS.--On April 2, 1899. Samuel, son of the late Robert and Mary Hawks, aged 55 years. Funeral services at 2220 Jefferson street, on Thursday, at 2 30 P.M. precisely. Interment private, at Mt. Moriah.


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