There is much controvertibly concerning the identity of Rebecca's parents. One group of researchers stated her parents were Joseph Hawkins and Anneke Edwards. A second group believe her parents were Nathan Hawkins and Ruth Cole of Baltimore. The Greene Co., TN History supports Joseph Hawkins as father while Mr. Worth S. Ray, author of The Lost Tribes of North Carolina, in Tennessee Cousins, supports Nathan Hawkins.
More About Joseph Hawkins,Jr and Anneka Jane Edwards: Marriage: February 14, 1743/44, Baltimore, MD.
Children of Joseph Hawkins,Jr and Anneka Jane Edwards are: