Harriet Matilda Tubby

17 May 1872–13 July 1937 (Age 65)
Bedlington, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Harriet Matilda

When Harriet Matilda Tubby was born on 17 May 1872, in Bedlington, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom, her father, Caleb Tubby, was 28 and her mother, Jemima Shore, was 22. She married Emery Cleveland Hatfield on 19 March 1895, in Clay, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Cass Township, Sullivan, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 1, Harris, Texas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 13 July 1937, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Emery Cleveland Hatfield
Harriet Matilda Tubby
Marriage: 19 March 1895
Iva May Hatfield
David Henry Hatfield
Frank Hatfield
Gilbert Cecil Hatfield
Frederick Raymond Hatfield
Cecil Hatfield
Unice Lorene Hatfield
Mabel Lois Hatfield
Jesse Florence Hatfield

Spouse and Children

19 March 1895
Clay, Indiana, United States


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings


    Jemima Shore




+2 More Children

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.
1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 4

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 18

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English: apparently a variant of Huby, a habitational name from either of two places so called in North Yorkshire. Huby near Easingwold is named from Old English hōh + Old Scandinavian ‘settlement’, while Huby near Stainburn is name with the Old French personal name Hu(gh)e ( see Hugh ) + Old Scandinavian .2 Possibly an altered spelling of German Hubbe, a short form of Hubert . In the U.S. it is found chiefly in TX and IN.

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Sources (3)

  • Matilda Hatfield in household of Emily C Hatfield, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harriet Tubley in household of Caleb Tubley, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Tillie Hatfield in household of Emery Hatfield, "United States Census, 1920"

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