Elizabeth Hawks1

#2501, (10 January 1646/47 - before April 1682)
Relationship6th great-grandaunt of William David Lewis
Father*John Hawks1 (s 1610 - 1662)
Mother*Elizabeth _____1 (1621 - 1689)

Family 1

Joseph Gillett b. 1641, d. 1675
Children 1.Joseph Gillett Jr.12 (1664 - )
 2.Elizabeth Gillett12 (1666 - )
 3.Mary Gillett12 (1667 - )
 4.Jonathan Gillett12 (1669 - 1686)
 5.John Gillett12 (1671 - )
 6.Nathaniel Gillett12 (1673 - )
 7.Hannah Gillett12 (1675 - 1683)

Family 2

Nathaniel Dickinson Jr. b. c 1626/27, d. 1710
Her married name was Gillett.2,3 
Her married name was Dickinson.3 
Birth*10 January 1646/47She was born on 10 January 1646/47 at Windsor, Connecticut; baptism date in NEF 3 III.1 
Baptism10 January 1646/47She was baptized on 10 January 1646/47 at Connecticut.1,4 
between 1659 and 1661She removed with John Hawks and Elizabeth _____ between 1659 and 1661 to Hadley, Hampshire Co., MassachusettsG.5 
Marriage*circa 1663/64She married Joseph Gillett, son of Jonathan Gillett and Mary Dolbiar, circa 1663/64; History of Hadley has 24 Nov 1664.6,2,7 
Marriage*16 December 1680She married Nathaniel Dickinson Jr., son of Nathaniel Dickinson and Ann _____, on 16 December 1680.8,9,10 
Death*before April 1682She died before April 1682 at Hatfield, Massachusetts.11 


  1. [S291] Connecticut Vital Records to 1870 (Online Database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011.) From original typescripts, Lucius Barnes Barbour Collection, 1928.
  2. [S290] Sylvester Judd and Lucius Boltwood, History of Hadley, including the Early History of Hatfield, South Hadley, Amherst and Granby Masssachusetts (Springfield, Mass.: H.R. Hunting and Company, 1905), 67 "m. Nov. 24, 1664, Joseph Gillett."
  3. [S498] Hawkes Family Genealogy Page, online www.hastingscountry.com/hawkes.html, Children of John Hawkes and Elizabeth Browne:
    1. John
    2. Nathaniel (died young)
    3. Elizabeth, m. 1) Joseph Gillett, 2) Nathaniel Dickinson
    4. Anna, married Thomas Hastings
    5. Isaac, drowned at age 8
    6. Mary, m. 1) Experience Hinsdale, 2) John Evans
    7. Joanna, m. William Arms.
  4. [S290] Sylvester Judd and Lucius Boltwood, History of Hadley (rev. ed.), 67.
  5. [S290] Sylvester Judd and Lucius Boltwood, History of Hadley (rev. ed.), "In the same year, 1658, some of the withdrawers desired propositions from Northampton in regard to Capawonk meadow, which belonged to that town. In October, 1658, the town of Northampton voted to "give away" Capawonk, on four conditions:— 1st. The Hartford men are to settle two plantations; one on each side of the river. 2d. They are to maintain a sufficient fence against hogs and cattle. 3d. They are to pay 10 pounds, in wheat and peas. 4th. They are to inhabit here by next May.
    The Agreement or Engagement of those who intended to remove from Connecticut to Massachusetts, is dated at Hartford, April 18, 1659, and is recorded on the first book of Hadley records. The following is a copy of that Agreement and of some proceedings of a later date recorded with the other:
    "At a meeting at Goodman Ward's house, in Hartford, April i8th, 1659, the company there met engaged themselves under their own hands, or by their deputies, whom they had chosen, to remove themselves and their families out of the jurisdiction of Connecticut into the jurisdiction of the Massachusetts, as may appear in a paper dated the day and year abovesaid. The names of the engagers are these: [those marked * did not relocate or stayed just a short time]

    John Webster
    William Goodwin
    John Crow
    Nathaniel Ward
    John White
    John Barnard
    Andrew Bacon
    William Lewis
    William Westwood
    Richard Goodman
    John Arnold*
    William Partrigg
    Gregory Wilterton*
    Thomas Standley
    Samuel Porter
    Richard Church
    Ozias Goodwin*
    Francis Barnard
    James Ensign*
    George Steele*
    John Marsh
    Robert Webster*
    William Lewis Jr.*
    Nathaniel Standley
    Samuel Church
    William Markum
    •/ Samuel Moody
    Zechariah Field
    Widow Westly*
    Widow Watson*
    Andrew Warner
    Mr. John Russell Junior
    Nathaniel Dickinson
    Samuel Smith
    Thomas Coleman
    John Russell, senior
    John Dickinson
    Philip Smith
    John Coleman
    Thomas Wells
    James Northam
    Samuel Gardner
    Thomas Edwards*
    John Hubbard
    Thomas Dickinson
    Robert Boltwood
    Samuel Smith Jr*
    William Gull
    Luke Hitchcock*
    Richard Montague
    John Latimer*
    Peter Tilton
    John Hawkes
    Richard Billings
    Benj. Harbert*
    Edward Benton*
    John Catling*
    Mr. Samuel Hooker*
    Capt. John Cullick* (not fully engaged)
    Daniel Warner"
  6. [S948] Alice Lucinda Priest, "The Brothers Jonathan and Nathan Gillett and Some of Their Ancestors", The American Genealogist C–CI (Oct. 1946–Oct. 1947): CI:43–46, claiming there is no such Windsor record, and their first child was b. in Windsor Nov. 1664.
  7. [S498] Hawkes Family Genealogy Page, online www.hastingscountry.com/hawkes.html, Children of John Hawkes and Elizabeth Browne:
    3. Elizabeth, m. 1) Joseph Gillett, 2) Nathaniel Dickinson.
  8. [S289] George Sheldon, History of Deerfield, Massachusetts, Volume 2 (Deerfield: E.A. Hall and Co., 1896), 145, "Nathaniel, s. of Nathaniel (i), b. 1644; sett, in Hat.; d. Oct. II, 1710. He m. Hannah, who d. Feb. 23, 1679; (2) Dec. 16, 1680, Elizabeth, dau. John Hawks, wid. of Joseph Gillett, who was k. with Lothrop; she d. bef. Apr., 1682; (3) Sept. 26, 1684, Elizabeth, dau. Henry Burt, wid. of Samuel Wright, who was k. at Nfd., Sept. 3, 1675."
  9. [S744] Daniel White Wells and Reuben Field Wells, A History of Hatfield Massachusetts 1660-1910 (Springfield, Mass.: F.C.H. Gibbons, 1910), 389, Dickinson Genealogy. Nathaniel Jr. marr. "in 1680, wid. Elizabeth Gillett."
  10. [S940] Clifford L. Stott, "The Correct English Origins of Nathaniel Dickinson and William Gull, Settlers of Wethersfield and Hadley", New England Historical and Genealogical Register 152 (Apr. 1998).
  11. [S289] George Sheldon, History of Deerfield II, 145.
  12. [S948] Alice Lucinda Priest, "Brothers Jonathan and Nathan Gillett", CI:46.