Hancock County ILGenweb
G. W. Hawley
Transcribed by Marcia Siegfried
G. W. Hawley, deceased, was born in Ohio in 1806,
and came to this county in 1833, settling in Augusta. He built the first store-house, and bought and sold the first dry goods
brought to Augusta. Mr. H. was first married in Ohio to Julia W. Sale, born in Connecticut, and died in 1834. They had 2 children,
one living – Edgar E. In 1855 he again married, in Connecticut, Mary F. C. Chapman, born in 1810. At the time of his death,
which occurred in 1873, Mr. Hawley owned 120 acres of fine farm land; the widow lives on the old homestead. He was an industrious
man and a good citizen.
Title: 1880 History of Hancock County, Illinois
Author: By TH. Gregg
Published by: Chas. C. Chapman & Co.
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