Eliza Surbeller Hoskins

27 November 1891–12 November 1971 (Age 80)
Anderson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Eliza Surbeller

When Eliza Surbeller Hoskins was born on 27 November 1891, in Anderson, Tennessee, United States, her father, Caleb Houston Hoskins, was 34 and her mother, Tabitha Ann Wallace, was 31. She lived in Civil District 12, Anderson, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years. She died on 12 November 1971, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 79.

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1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1897 · Beginnings of Kmart

Age 6

Detroit was the home of the second dime and nickel stores that S. S. Kresge owned. After two years with John McCrory, his partner, he traded his share in the Memphis store, plus $3,000, for full ownership of the Detroit store and formed the Kresge & Wilson Company with his brother-in-law, Charles J. Wilson. In 1962, the S. S. Kresge Company would rebrand and change their name to Kmart.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Hoskin .2 Variant of Dutch Hosekin, a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of hose (garments for the legs), from Middle Low German hose ‘hose’.

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

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  • Eliza S Haskins in household of Tobitha A Haskins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Eliza S Hoskins in household of Calab H Hoskins, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Eliza Hoskins, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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