Mary E Hobbs

February 1891–
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Mary E

When Mary E Hobbs was born in February 1891, in Arkansas, United States, her father, James Greenfield Blackburn Smith Hobbs, was 35 and her mother, Sarah Melvina Davis, was 31.

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James Greenfield Blackburn Smith Hobbs
Sarah Melvina Davis
Onas Charles Hobbs
William Linzee Hobbs
Ibbie Catherine Hobbs
Mary E Hobbs
Roxie E. Hobbs
Arvie M Hobbs
Bessie Hobbs
Jessie Edith Hobbs

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World Events (3)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 7

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 13

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Hobb(e), a short form of Robert . For the altered initial, compare Hick .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Mary E Hobbs in household of James Hobbs, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary E Hobbs - Government record: birth-name: Mary E Hobbs

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