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Hawley, Isaac A.

Born: 1819-11-26 Albany, New York

Died: 1902-02-20 Jacksonville, Illinois

Flourished: 1852-04-07 Springfield, Illinois

Hawley moved to Sangamon County, Illinois, with his family in 1821 and eventually settled in Springfield. He married Ann Eliza McCauley in 1851, with whom he had one daughter. He was one of the original three members of the Second Presbyterian Church. Hawley initially served as a clerk and worked as a dry goods merchant at Grant & Hawley from 1837 to 1857. A Republican, he won election as treasurer of Sangamon County in 1864.

John Carroll Power and S. A. Power, History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois (Springfield, IL: Edwin A. Wilson, 1876), 365; The Illinois State Journal (Springfield), 21 February 1902, 6:4; Abraham Lincoln and others to the Voters of Sangamon County; Gravestone, Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, IL.