Nancy Elizabeth Hoskins

Female29 May 1864–12 March 1934

Brief Life History of Nancy Elizabeth

When Nancy Elizabeth Hoskins was born on 29 May 1864, in Vermilion, Illinois, United States, her father, Eli S. Hoskins, was 26 and her mother, Margaret A Goodner, was 24. She married William Alexander Lynn. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Belle Prairie Township, Morrison, Minnesota, United States in 1900 and Richardson Township, Morrison, Minnesota, United States for about 20 years. She died on 12 March 1934, in Hillman, Morrison, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Stearns, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Alexander Lynn
Nancy Elizabeth Hoskins
Gertrude Mae Lynn
Edna Almirinda Lynn
Fred "Freddie" Wilken Linn
Dorothy Ann Linn

Sources (19)

  • Nancy Lyn in household of W A Lyn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nancy A Lynn, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"
  • Elizabeth Lynn in entry for William Alexander Lynn, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"

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  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.


    Age 7

    In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.

    1885 · The First Skyscraper

    Age 21

    The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

    Name Meaning


    variant of Hoskin with Middle English genitival -s (Western England) or post-medieval excrescent -s.

    variant of Askin .

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

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