James Hoskins

29 August 1861–17 July 1948 (Age 86)
Spring Creek, Clay, Kentucky, United States

The Life of James

When James Hoskins was born on 29 August 1861, in Spring Creek, Clay, Kentucky, United States, his father, William Keller Hoskins, was 31 and his mother, Mary Polly Roberts, was 33. He married Sylvania Bowling on 9 September 1884, in Clay, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Madison, Arkansas, United States in 1920 and Boston Township, Newton, Arkansas, United States in 1930. He died on 17 July 1948, in Witter, Madison, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Captain Smiths Cemetery, Witter, Madison, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Hoskins
1861–1948
Sylvania Bowling
1866–1907
Marriage: 9 September 1884
Taylor Hoskins
1886–1964
Jacob Hoskins
1886–
Lovey Hoskins
1887–
Christine Hoskins
1891–
America Hoskins
1889–
Woodson Hoskins
1892–1919
Sophia Hoskins
1894–1965
Daniel Hoskins
1896–1919
Albert Hoskins
1898–1919
Esther Hoskins
1901–1980
Emma Hoskins
1901–2000
William Hoskins
1903–1986
Eva Hoskins
1905–1995

Spouse and Children

    Male1861–1948Male

    Sylvania Bowling

    Female1866–1907Female

MARRIAGE
9 September 1884
Clay, Kentucky, United States
children

(13)

    Taylor Hoskins

    Male1886–1964Male

    Jacob Hoskins

    Male1886–Male

    Lovey Hoskins

    Female1887–Female

    America Hoskins

    Female1889–Female

    Christine Hoskins

    Female1891–Female

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Nancy Jane Hoskins

    Female1850–1910Female

    Orlena Hoskins

    Female1853–1931Female

    Frances "Frankie" Hoskins

    Female1854–1913Female

    Woodson Hacker Hoskins

    Male1857–1894Male

    Alabama Hoskins

    Female1859–1909Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1863

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1876 · ""

Age 15

Historical Boundaries - 1876: Clay, Kentucky, United States
1886

Age 25

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Hoskins in household of William Hoskins, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jeams Hoskins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James Hoskins, "United States Census, 1930"

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