Minna B. Hobbs

23 May 1882–23 June 1933 (Age 51)
Preston, Jackson, Iowa, United States

The Life of Minna B.

When Minna B. Hobbs was born on 23 May 1882, in Preston, Jackson, Iowa, United States, her father, Joseph James Hobbs, was 26 and her mother, Mary W. Cave, was 22. She had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with John Edwin Garnett. She lived in Amherst Township, Cherokee, Iowa, United States in 1910 and Willow Creek, Gallatin, Montana, United States in 1930. She died on 23 June 1933, in Montana, United States, at the age of 51.

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John Edwin Garnett
Minna B. Hobbs
Robert John Garnett
Edward James Garnett
Lois Laverne Garnett

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    Robert John Garnett


    Edward James Garnett


    Lois Laverne Garnett


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World Events (8)

1883 · Anaconda Established

Age 1

In 1883, Marcus Daly established the town of Anaconda, Montana. It was at the same time that the smelting works in Anaconda was established.

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 14

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 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 (3)

  • Mina B Garnett in household of J Edward Garnett, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mina Hobbs in household of Joseph Hobbs, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mina Hobbs in entry for Robert John Garnett and Beryl Louise Lane, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"

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