Mattie V. Titus

8 June 1871–17 December 1951 (Age 80)
New Jersey, probably Hopewell, Mercer, New Jersey

The Life of Mattie V.

When Mattie V. Titus was born on 8 June 1871, her father, John Titus, was 29 and her mother, Elizabeth F. Hunt, was 25. She married George Edward Hoagland on 19 November 1922. She lived in Hopewell, Mercer, New Jersey, United States in 1880 and Hamilton Township, Mercer, New Jersey, United States in 1930. She died on 17 December 1951, in Berkeley Township, Ocean, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Edward Hoagland
1878–1955
Mattie V. Titus
1871–1951
Marriage: 19 November 1922

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 November 1922

Parents and Siblings

    John Titus

    Male1842–1919Male

    Elizabeth F. Hunt

    Female1846–1929Female

siblings

(7)

    Mary Catherine Titus

    Female1864–1950Female

    Enoch H Titus

    Male1867–1919Male

    Ida S. Titus

    Female1870–1960Female

    Female1871–1951Female

    Emma C. Titus

    Female1872–1914Female

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1879

Age 8

Thomas Edison had been seeking to create a more practical and affordable version of the lightbulb, primarily for home use. Edison had attempted several different materials, including platinum and other metals, before ultimately deciding on a carbon filament. On October 21, 1879, Edison finally carried out the first successful test of this new light bulb in Menlo Park, New Jersey.
1894

Age 23

Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.

Name Meaning

From the Greek name Titos, signifying "honoured"

Sources (3)

  • Mattie Hoagland in household of George Hoagland, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mattie V Titus in household of John Titus, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mattie V Titus Hoagland, "Find A Grave Index"

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