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Hawes History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The name Hawes is from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of the Britain and comes from the Old French personal name Haueis and the Old German personal name Hadewidis, which literally means battlewide. The surname Hawes may also be derived from residence "at the haw", which refers to a garth, yard, or enclosure. In this case, Hawes belongs to the class of topographic surnames, which were given to people who resided near physical features such as hills, streams, churches, or types of trees.


Early Origins of the Hawes family


The surname Hawes was first found in Oxfordshire where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Hawes family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hawes research.
Another 155 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1273, 1327, and 1523 are included under the topic Early Hawes History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hawes Spelling Variations


The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Hawes has been spelled many different ways, including Hawes, Hawe, Haugh, Haughes, Hause and others.

Early Notables of the Hawes family (pre 1700)


Notables of this surname at this time include: Stephen Hawes (died 1523), a popular English poet during the Tudor period. His best known work was "The History of...
Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hawes Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Hawes family to the New World and Oceana


Thousands of English families in this era began to emigrate the New World in search of land and freedom from religious and political persecution. Although the passage was expensive and the ships were dark, crowded, and unsafe, those who made the voyage safely were rewarded with opportunities unavailable to them in their homeland. Research into passenger and immigration lists has revealed some of the very first Hawess to arrive in North America:

Hawes Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Edmond Hawes, who brought his wife and children to New England in 1635
  • Reginoll Hawes settled his family in Virginia in 1635
  • Anna Hawes, aged 2, who landed in New England in 1635 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Edmund Hawes, who landed in New England in 1635 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Obediah Hawes, who arrived in New England in 1635 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Hawes Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Benjamin Hawes, who settled in Virginia in 1730
  • Peter Hawes, aged 18, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1741 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Hawes Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Siday Hawes, who landed in New York in 1832 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Joseph Hawes, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Hawes Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Benjamin Hawes, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • Elizabeth Hawes, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • Mary Hawes, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • Sary Hawes, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1750
  • Sarah Hawes, who landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1778

Hawes Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Richard James Hawes, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "John Woodall" in 1849 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) JOHN WOODALL 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849JohnWoodall.htm
  • Patrick Hawes, aged 23, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Trafalgar" [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Thursday 29th June 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Trafalgar 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/trafalgar1854.shtml.
  • Ellen Hawes, aged 41, who arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Lady Ann"
  • Mr. Fenwick Hawes, (b. 1866), aged 19, Cornish farm labourer travelling aboard the ship "SS Aberdeen" arriving in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia on 25th October 1885 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, April 19). Emigrants to Australia NSW 1860 -88 [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/nsw_passenger_lists_1860_88.pdf

Hawes Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Mary A. Hawes, aged 25, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Woodlark" in 1874
  • Mr. Charles Hawes, (b. 1853), aged 21, Cornish painter departing on 10th June 1874 aboard the ship "Cathcart" arriving in Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand on 29th August 1874 [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, April 30). Emigrants to Lyttelton 1858-84 [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/new_zealand_assisted.pdf
  • Miss Mary Hawes, (b. 1851), aged 23, Cornish settler departing on 10th June 1874 aboard the ship "Cathcart" arriving in Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand on 29th August 1874 [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, April 30). Emigrants to Lyttelton 1858-84 [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/new_zealand_assisted.pdf
  • Alfred Hawes, aged 18, a carpenter, who arrived in Hawkes Bay aboard the ship "Countess of Kintore" in 1875
  • Edward Hawes, aged 29, who arrived in Lyttelton, New Zealand aboard the ship "Blairgowrie" in 1875
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Hawes (post 1700)


  • Roy Lee Hawes (1926-2017), American Major League Baseball player who appeared in three games for the Washington Senators in 1951
  • Hampton Hawes (1928-1977), American bebop and hard-bop jazz pianist
  • Elizabeth Hawes (1903-1971), American clothing designer
  • Spencer Hawes (b. 1988), American college basketball player
  • Bryan Hawes, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1952 [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Benjamin W. Hawes, American politician, Mayor of Owensboro, Kentucky, 1959-60 [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Aylett Hawes (1768-1833), American Democrat politician, Member of Virginia State Legislature, 1802; U.S. Representative from Virginia, 1811-17 [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Arthur G. Hawes, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 1st District, 1920 [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Alexander B. Hawes, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1956 [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Albert Sidney Hawes (1864-1936), American politician, Member of Georgia State House of Representatives from Elbert County, 1927-28 [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 37 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Historic Events for the Hawes family



Halifax Explosion

  • Master Hawes, Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the explosion [7]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Halifax Explosion Book of Remembrance | Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. (Retrieved 2014, June 23) . Retrieved from https://maritimemuseum.novascotia.ca/what-see-do/halifax-explosion/halifax-explosion-book-remembrance

HMS Royal Oak

  • Barry Hawes, British Marine with the Royal Marine aboard the HMS Royal Oak when she was torpedoed by U-47 and sunk; he survived the sinking [8]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Ships hit by U-boats crew list HMS Royal Oak (08) - (Retrieved 2018 February, 9th) - retrieved from https://uboat.net/allies/merchants/crews/ship68.html

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) JOHN WOODALL 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849JohnWoodall.htm
  3. ^ South Australian Register Thursday 29th June 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Trafalgar 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/trafalgar1854.shtml.
  4. ^ Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, April 19). Emigrants to Australia NSW 1860 -88 [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/nsw_passenger_lists_1860_88.pdf
  5. ^ Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, April 30). Emigrants to Lyttelton 1858-84 [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/new_zealand_assisted.pdf
  6. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  7. ^ Halifax Explosion Book of Remembrance | Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. (Retrieved 2014, June 23) . Retrieved from https://maritimemuseum.novascotia.ca/what-see-do/halifax-explosion/halifax-explosion-book-remembrance
  8. ^ Ships hit by U-boats crew list HMS Royal Oak (08) - (Retrieved 2018 February, 9th) - retrieved from https://uboat.net/allies/merchants/crews/ship68.html


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