Eda Sanders married John I. Hawk, the son of A.C. Hawk on
01 Aug 1894 in St. Louis, MO. They went back to Niantic on Saturday where they made their home.
Eda, Thelma, John I and Virgel Hawk, about 1898. Thelma and Virgel were born in West Point, Mississippi, which must not have been far from Meridian, Mississippi where this photo was taken.
(Photo from the files of Ayliffe Hawk Moore, inscribed in Mildred Hawk’s handwriting,
“For Alie – John I Hawk and Family, Taken in December, 1898”. From Mary Moore
Willis Armstrong, Ayliffe’s daughter, 2005.)
The children of John I. HAWK and Eda Myrtle Sanders were:
1. Virgel Aden Hawk, born 18 Oct 1895 in West Point, Clay, Mississippi; died 25 Apr 1973 in Springfield, Sangamon, IL. (married Leva Whiteside, March 12, 1918.)
2. Thelma Kate Hawk Williams, born 29 Mar 1898 in West Point, Clay, Mississippi; died 26 Mar 1993 in LaMesa, CA. (married Don Williams)
3. Mildred Olivette Hawk, born 04 May 1900 in Selma, Dallas, Alabama; died 03 Feb 2003 in St. Louis, MO.
4. Ayliffe Cyrene Hawk18 Moore, born 14 Apr 1902 in Selma, Dallas, Alabama; died 29 Dec 1931 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois. (Married Paul Moore)