Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Obituary: Eliza COLE CRESSALL HAWKES 1840-1905 from The Salt Lake Tribune Mar 5 1905

Ancestry Chain: CR, Lark, Camilla SMITH, Amy Ella HAWKES, Herbert Henry HAWKES, Francis HAWKES and Eliza COLE. 


Mrs. Eliza C. Hawkes a pioneer of this City who came to Utah forty-three years ago, was buried at 1:30 o'clock today.  Pneumonia caused her death, resulting from a cold which was contracted while on a recent visit in Idaho.  Mrs. Hawkes was 65 years of age, a woman well thought of and hightly valued by her church.  she had been twice married.  Her first husband was Cole Cressel [Paul Cressall], whom she married in England, and by whom she bore [an infant daughter and] a son, C.C. Cressel [Cressall] of this city, but whom she abandoned for the gospel's sake, coming to Utah as a Latter-day Saint, with her little son.  In 1852, and taking up her residence in Logan.  Here she met and married Mr. Hawkes, and to them were born nine children, four boys and five girls, all of whom survive her but Francis, who died when but a child.  The funeral occurred at the Second ward meeting-house this afternoon, bishop Anthon Anderson being in Charge.  

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