Josephine Hallmark

February 1893–April 1964 (Age 71)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Josephine

When Josephine Hallmark was born in February 1893, in Arkansas, United States, her father, James Minet Hallmark, was 25 and her mother, Lillian Romaine or Willie King, was 20. She lived in Garrett Township, Johnston, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years and Wilson Township, Atoka, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died in April 1964, at the age of 71.

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Josephine Hallmark

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    Lillian Romaine or Willie King




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 11

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 19

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

English: from Middle English halfmark ‘half a mark’, probably a nickname or status name for someone who paid this sum in rent.

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

Sources (3)

  • Josie Hallmark in household of Jim Hallmark, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jessie Hallmark in household of Francis Hallmark, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Josie C Hallmark in household of James M Hallmark, "United States Census, 1930"

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