Robert Hawton and Joan Bowhay

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Parents   :     Robert Hawton and  Wilmot Warden        Edward Bowhay and Alice Honey

Robert Hawton (b 1699 Stoke Climsland Cornwall, m Joan Bowhay 1720 Stoke Climsland, m Phillipa Hewitt abt 1728, d 1763 Stoke Climsland)
Joan Bowhay (b 1696 Stoke Climsland)   
    Joan Hawton (b 1721 Stoke Climsland, m Robert Wood)      
    John Hawton (b 1725 Stoke Climsland, m Judith Stephens 1753 Truro Cornwall, d 1795 Stoke Climsland)      
        James Hawton (b 1766 Stoke Climsland, m Mary Parsons 1791 Stoke Climsland, d 1853 Stoke Climsland)          
            Francis (Frank) Hawton  (b 1799 Stoke Climsland, m Jane Dingle 1820 Stoke Climsland)
                Margaret Hawton (b 1828 Stoke Climsland, m William Burton Mitchell 1846 Stoke Climsland Cornwall, d 1922 Essendon Vic)
                    William Mitchell  (b 1850 Tregorick Cornwall, m Ellen Adelaide Cubit 1880 Sandridge Melb, d 1889 Bethanga, Vic )
                           Ernest Harold Mitchell (b 1887 Whiteford, m  Liela Muriel Roach 1914 Kew, d 1960 Wodonga)
    Robert Hawton (b 1729 Stoke Climsland, d 1763 Stoke Climsland)      

Robert and Jane were married on Christmas day. Someone told me you could marry for free on Christmas day in those days. Even so, not sure I would be game to suggest it.

Notes from Jenny Mitchell visit to Climsland

Inscription on grave # 553
Lawton (Hawton?)     Robart
        Phillipa
        Phillippi
Here lieth the body of Robart Lawton (Hawton?) of Lidwell in this parish.  He was
born May 27th 1697 and was buried November the 24th 1763

Phillip his wife was here buried December 12th 1740

Also Phillipi daugther of the above was buried the 27th day of July 1816. Aged 84 years

Acknowledgements

Jenny Mitchell obtained a lot of Hawton material in England. See links from Margaret Hawtons page
Thanks Joy Pountain whose database in Genes Reunited supplied this page, and Ruth Moody, whose GR database supplemented Joy's information

Research Notes

Genes Reunited nothing Jane or Robert.
LDS done

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