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Re: Derossett sisters marry Hawkins brothers
Posted by: Bill DeRossett (ID *****3485) Date: May 12, 2006 at 17:24:31
In Reply to: Derossett sisters marry Hawkins brothers by Kyle Hawkins of 356

Bertha Melinda DeRossett was born 26 Nov 1885 in Rising Star, Eastland County, TX, and died 18 Nov 1959 in Abilene, TX. Her parents were Benjamin F. DeRossett (1846-1917) and Harriet Josephine Phillips DeRossett (1850-1899).
Bertha married Wesley Kirk Hawkins on 21 Mar 1906. She and Kirk had four children: Garnet H. (1908-?), Effie M. (1911-?), Viola Lucille (1913-?), and Alvin E. (1917-1941).

Bertha's older sister, Minerva Ann DeRossett was born 19 Jun 1881 in Cado, Stephens County, TX, and died 5 Sep 1946 in Abilene, TX. Minerva married Kirk's brother, Homer Z. Hawkins, about 1905. She and Homer had six children:
Beatrice Josephine (1906-1997), Benjamin Luther (1908-1963), Harl Pierce (1910-1981), Homer Lloyd (1914-1986), Elmer Floyd (1916-1985), and Effie Thelma (1917-1988).

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