Mary Elizabeth Hobbs

Brief Life History of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Hobbs was born on 12 February 1891, in Berryville, Carroll, Arkansas, United States, her father, James Greenfield Blackburn Smith Hobbs, was 35 and her mother, Sarah Melvina Davis, was 31. She married Charles Ernest Stiffler on 17 December 1908, in Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, United States in 1935 and Rock Creek Township, Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died on 25 September 1954, in Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 63.

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Charles Ernest Stiffler
Mary Elizabeth Hobbs
Marriage: 17 December 1908
Edythe Vista Stiffler
Eva Mae Stiffler
Clarence Alvin Stiffler
Hazel Stiffler
Charles Harold Stiffler
James Halmer Stiffler
Troy B Stiffler
Kenneth Wayne Stiffler
Mary Gwendolyn Stiffler
Carl Eugene Stiffler

Sources (11)

  • Mary E Stiffler in household of Charlie E Stiffler, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary E Hobbs - Government record: birth-name: Mary E Hobbs
  • Mary E Hobbs, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"

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Name Meaning

English (southern): from the Middle English personal name Hobb(e), with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. Compare Hobb .

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

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