Hawk Cemetery


Hawk Cemetery is located in section 30 of Cypress Township, Harrison County, approximately eight miles south of Bethany and just north of the Daviess County line. It contains five graves and is the family graveyard of John Hawk and his family. It is abandoned and not easily accessable.

The following information was researched and compiled in October, 2003 by Phil Stewart from previous surveys, census records, family records and other available sources.

HAWK John Feb 10, 1817 May 29, 1885 Age 68y, 3m, 8d Married Cynthia Burris in Jackson County, OH on Sep 11, 1838
The 1880 Census of Cypress Township, Harrison County, MO lists John Hawk, age 63, born in Ohio. Father and mother's birthplaces is listed as West Virginia. Other household members include:
Hawk, Cynthia; Wife; Age 60; Born in Ohio; Parents both born in West Virginia
Hawk, William; Son; Age 26; Born in Ohio
Hawk, James; Son; Age 18; Born in Ohio
Hawk, Viola; GrDau; Age 10; Born in Missouri
HAWK Cynthia Jun 19, 1820 Jun 17, 1888 Age 68y, 6m, 19d Maiden Name Burris
Dau of George and Lydia (Ewing) Burris
Born in Jackson County, OH
HAWK Louisa   Jul 3, ???? Age 4y, 4m, 20d 
HAWK Harry   Jun 26, 1884  
HAWK Infant Dau   Feb 7, 1890 Dau of J. & C. Hawk 

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