HAWLEY Family Outline Descent Tree(s) (ODT)
Name formsHalley, Hally, Hauley, Hauly, Hawley, Hawly
1) derived from the Old English words "hālig" and "lēah", meaning holy and wood. The name was given to those who came from Hawley, a place in Kent, England, which was most probably so named because it was once the location of a hallowed grove. 2) derived from the Old English word "h(e)all", meaning either manor or stone. The name was given to those who came from Hawley, a place in Hampshire, England. 3) derived from the Old Norse word "haugr" and the Old English word "leah", meaning mound and wood. The name was given to those who came from a place that no longer exists called Hawley, near Sheffield, England. AFN
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(as of 2014-09-06), =::Cross reference
|HAWLEY, Charles Beach, Prof. [1858-1915] – American composer HAWL217 6C4|
|HAWLEY, Emily [1838-1888] – American diarist HAWL320 7C6|
|HAWLEY, Emily C. [1855->1929] – American genealogist and historian HAWL127 7C4|
[1785-1870] – American public official
He established New York's elementary school system.
|HAWLEY, Gideon, Rev. [1727-1807] – American missionary HAWL314 2C8|
HAWLEY, Jean Hodgkins
[1887-?] – American naval officer and engineer, Rear Admiral
He was instrumental in the development of the wire drag method of locating pinnacle rocks and wrecked ships, and among his many technical writings may be found "Construction and Operation of Wire Drag.
|HAWLEY, John Baldwin [1831-1895] – American legislator, Rep. to US Congress from IL HAWL941 6C6|
HAWLEY, Joseph I
[1603—1690-?] – American colonial pioneer
He was an early settler or founder of Stratford, CT, (ca 1639) with house lot #25, located in the northeast corner of the settlement, between the palisade and Watchhouse Hill.
HAWLEY, Joseph IV
[1723-1778] – American Revolutionary patriot
A political leader in the American Revolution. He was a leader of the opposition to the revivalist preaching of ¤Jonathan Edwards and helped bring about Edwards's dismissal from his Northampton church. A lawyer, he served in the General Court of Massachusetts, where he became prominent in the struggle for political freedom before the Revolution. A leader of pre-Revolutionary activities in W Massachusetts, he was a strong supporter and frequent correspondent of ¤John Adams. ARC
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