Town/City
Hawn’s Mill
Township
Grand River Township (later in Fairview Township)
County
Caldwell County
State/Province
Missouri
Country
United States of America

Hawn’s Mill, Missouri

Summary

Located on north bank of Shoal Creek in eastern part of Caldwell Co., about sixteen miles east of Far West, Missouri. Jacob Hawn (Haun) settled in area, 1832; established mill, 1834. Location of branch of church, 1838. By Oct. 1838, about twenty Mormon families lived at mill and about seventy families lived in surrounding area. Site where seventeen Mormons were killed by non-Mormon vigilantes, 30 Oct. 1838. Settlement largely abandoned, by Feb. 1839. Mill torn down, 1845.

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