Dr. J. William Hawkins

The Courant American
Cartersville, Georgia
May 31, 1900, page 4
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Dr. J. W. Hawkins Is Dead.
The Well Known Druggist Passed Away After Long Illness.

Dr. J. William Hawkins, for five years a well known druggist of this city, died at his residence, corner of Mitchell and Mangum streets, at 8:15 o’clock last night.  Death was due to pneumonia.

Dr. Hawkins was a native of Woodsfield, O.  He was a graduate of Scio college and was prominent in educational matters.  He married Miss ?? Inghram, of Calhoun, Ga., from which place the interment will take place Tuesday.

At the time of his death Dr. Hawkins was forty-two years of age.  He was prominent in fraternal societies and was a member of the Eureka Council Junior Order and of the State Council Junior order.  He was a member of the Knights of Pythias, of Cartersville, and of the Odd Fellows, of Mildlesburg (sic), W. Va.  He was a Christian gentleman of many kindly qualities that made for him a host of friends. – Atlanta Constitution.

Dr. Hawkins was for a term or more a teacher in the Cartersville public schools and was considered a thorough scholar and an upright clever gentleman.  He made many friends here who deeply regret his death.  He was a brother-in-law of Mrs. T. C. Milner, who went down to Atlanta to attend his funeral.

Dr. Hawkins was buried at Calhoun by the Cartersville Lodge Knights of Pythias, and the following Knights went up to take part in the beautiful Pythian ceremony: C. M. Milam, Chancellor Commander, J. T. Norris, Vice Chancellor; W. H. Wikle, K. of R. S.; M. F. Word, M. of E.; J. P. Rogan, M. of F.; E. M. Craig, Prelate; Warren Dunahoo, I. G.; J. A. Henderson, O. G.; A. B. Cunyus, W. F. Wallace, M. G. Dobbins, Dr. H. E. Felton, K. S. Anderson, T. W. Tinsley and J. A. Monfort.


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