Roxie Ethel Hobbs

FemaleApril 1894–4 May 1986

Brief Life History of Roxie Ethel

When Roxie Ethel Hobbs was born in April 1894, in Arkansas, United States, her father, James Greenfield Blackburn Smith Hobbs, was 39 and her mother, Sarah Melvina Davis, was 34. She married Samuel Hopkins Thompson on 5 April 1914, in Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in South Creek Township, Lincoln, Oklahoma, United States in 1920 and Dent Township, Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died on 4 May 1986, in Lincoln, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Prague Cemetery, Prague, Lincoln, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Hopkins Thompson
Roxie Ethel Hobbs
Marriage: 5 April 1914
Lorene L Thompson
Edna Mae Thompson
Onis William Thompson
Cathleen Thompson

Sources (11)

  • Roxey Thompson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Roxie Hobbs, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"
  • Lenton L Thompson in household of Samuel H Thompson, "United States Census, 1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 April 1914Pottawatomie, Oklahoma, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 2

    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.

    1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

    Age 10

    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.

    1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

    Age 24

    To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

    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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