Re: Benjamin Franklin Hawkins & Mary Alberta Watkins
Hi Michael, I have some information on Bejaming Franklin and Mary Alberta Watkins Hawkins.
The first info. is from The Genealogical Companion to Rural Montgomery Cemeteries by Dona L Cuttler, Page 9, (www.heritagebooks.com)
Benjamin F. born 9/15/1846 d 9/3/1915 was the son of Benjamin F and Matilda Cooley Hawkins. Benjamins 1st wife was Susie Richard 8/26/1846 - 8/21/1894, Hyattstown Christian Church, Dau of John (Joseph) and Sarah Ann Norwood Richards. Ben F. 2nd wife was Mary Alberta Watkins also known as Berty A.
2nd info from Montgomery Count Census for 1900 transcribed by Dona L Cuttler.
This info is at www.Rootsweb.com/~mdmontgo/mont2nd.html, Second Election District ED50-21A, page 46 and 47. This Census also has several other Hawkins families and relatives.
Benjamin F. Hawkins b 9/1846 m. 5 years owns mortgaged farm #133, corner of 109 and 355. Wife Berty A 8/1870 3ch 3living. Child Beulah F. 9/1895, Maynard L. 2/1898, Benjamin F. jr. 5/1899, Mamie tucker ?? 12/1861 B DC par: Md house servant.
There is also a book called Paperclips, Selected Clippings of 1900 - 1950 Vo1 II, Page 372. This is a set Vol I and Vol II, by Dona L. Cuttler. (www.heritagebooks.com)
Benjamin F. and Matilda, Benjamin F. and Berty are in the book The Hawkins Families of Maryland, chapter 6, page 79, page 86 list the names of Ben. and Berty children.(www.heritagebooks.com)
Hope this helps.