Selma Augusta Bohot

Brief Life History of Selma Augusta

When Selma Augusta Bohot was born on 13 March 1894, in Texas, United States, her father, Johann Paul Bohot, was 30 and her mother, Hanna Christiana Hollas, was 28. She married Richard Henry Wobus on 12 February 1911, in Giddings, Lee, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 8, Bastrop, Texas, United States in 1910 and Justice Precinct 1, Lee, Texas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 14 August 1989, in Austin, Travis, Texas, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Giddings City Cemetery, Giddings, Lee, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Henry Wobus
1885–1968
Selma Augusta Bohot
1894–1989
Marriage: 12 February 1911
Annie Louise Wobus
1911–1990
Annie Hermine Wobus
1913–2003
Wobus
1914–1914
Wobus
1915–1915
Richard Wobus
1917–1917
Henry Charles "Catfish" Wobus Sr
1918–2010
Wobus
1920–
Aleen Allena Wobus
1924–

Sources (16)

  • Selma Wobus in household of Richard H Wobus, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Selma Bohot, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
  • Selma Wobus, "Texas Death Index, 1903-2000"

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Possibly Irish: variant of Bohan .

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

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