Biography of J. Prescott Hawks of Pavilion, NY

J. Prescott Hawks, born in Geneva, October 2, 1833, is a son of Porter and Sophia (Prescott) Hawks, natives respectively of Deerfleld, Mass., and Phelps, N. Y. Porter Hawks was born July 4. 1804, and died August 7, 1841. He was a merchant in Geneva until his death. He left four children, viz.: J. Prescott, Caroline Sayre, Henry, of Galva, Ill., and Harriet. Mrs. Sophia (Prescott) Hawks married for her second husband James B. Darrow, by whom she had three children, James P., George M.., and Mary S. Compson. The grandfather of J. Prescott was a doctor at Phelps, N. Y. J. Prescott Hawks remained in Geneva until the age of 12 years, when he came to Roanoke, where he was educated, and removed to Pavilion in 1864. He married, March 8, 1855, Amanda A., daughter of Marcus and Margaret (Hamilton) Mason. They have four children, Fred P., Helen H. Pinney, Carrie M. Sampson, and Stella.

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of Genesee County, New York
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