Hawkins Family Reunion in 1969.
L to R, Back Row: Willie, Farring, Edgar and Maurice Hawkins;
Front Row: Leah (Beam) (Sumner), Elizabeth (Bessie) and Ida Hawkins.
Ida entered the work the first convention in Pennsylvania at Philadelphia in Aug. 1906.
Maurice was one of first four to go to South America in 1919. He lived to be 100 years old.
All were in the work except Willie.
All reached great ages.
First convention in Baltimore was 1908 and then at the Hawkins Farm from 1909 thru 1953 and then moved to Downings, VA in 1954.