Frances Marie Wilkins

30 March 1855–16 January 1914 (Age 58)
Simpson, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Frances Marie

When Frances Marie Wilkins was born on 30 March 1855, in Simpson, Kentucky, United States, her father, Nathan Salmons Wilkins, was 23 and her mother, Sarah B. Finn, was 18. She married Joseph Cotton Hobdy on 11 September 1883, in Simpson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Magisterial District 4 West, Simpson, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Magisterial District 4, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States in 1910. She died on 16 January 1914, in Simpson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Greenlawn And Shady Rest Cemetery, Franklin, Simpson, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Cotton Hobdy
1848–1928
Frances Marie Wilkins
1855–1914
Marriage: 11 September 1883
Mary Francis Hobdy
1884–1942
Anna Thomas Hobdy
1886–1934
Nathan Wilkins Hobdy
1892–1931

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 September 1883Simpson, Kentucky, United States
  • Children

    (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1861
    Age 6
    Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.
    1863
    Age 8
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 17
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    English (West Midlands and southern England): variant of Wilkin , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.North German and Dutch: variant of Wilkens .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Wilkin

    Story Highlight

    Frances Marie (Fanny) Wilkins

    Frances Marie was born in Simpson Co. Kentucky March 30 1855 and headed for Texas in May of that year to join Wilkins family in Bastrop Co. Texas. Her Father died on the way in Arkansas. Mother Sar …

    Sources (12)

    • Fannie W Hobdy in household of Joseph C Hobdy, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Miss Fannie M Wilkins, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • Fannie Wilkins Hobdy, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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