Etta May Dobkins

Female5 September 1872–25 March 1952

Brief Life History of Etta May

When Etta May Dobkins was born on 5 September 1872, in Courtois Township, Crawford, Missouri, United States, her father, Joshua Thompson Dobkins, was 23 and her mother, Juliana Brittania "Anna" Goade, was 16. She married Joshua T. Sanders on 27 October 1889, in Steelville, Crawford, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in North Creek Township, Lincoln, Oklahoma, United States in 1910. She died on 25 March 1952, in Steelville, Crawford, Missouri, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Sanders Huzzah Cemetery, Huzzah, Crawford, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joshua T. Sanders
Etta May Dobkins
Marriage: 27 October 1889
James Herkley Sanders
William Milas Sanders
Lenna Lee Sanders
Arthur Hobson Sanders
Hoil Elbertson Sanders
Cora Elizabeth Sanders
Ernest Joshua Sanders

Sources (12)

  • Etta M Blount in household of Phillip D Blount, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Etta M Sanders, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Etta M Blunt in household of Philip D Blunt, "United States Census, 1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 October 1889Steelville, Crawford, Missouri, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 3

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.


    Age 17

    The Oklahoma Land Run on April 22, 1889, was the first land rush, or land opened for settlement on a first-come basis, opened to the Unassigned Lands. The land rush lured approximately 50,000 people, saddled with their fastest horses, looking to claim their piece of the newly available two million acres. The requirements included the settler to live and improve on their 160 acres for five years in order to receive the title. Choice land tempted people to hide out and get an early lead on their claim. These people became known as “sooners.” It is estimated that eleven thousand homesteads were claimed. Oklahoma Historical Society - Land Run of 1889

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 24

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic from Dobkin .

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

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