Inez Ione Babbitt

8 January 1915–21 November 1985 (Age 70)
Nevada, Story, Iowa, United States

The Life of Inez Ione

When Inez Ione Babbitt was born on 8 January 1915, in Nevada, Story, Iowa, United States, her father, Oscar Lee Bobbitt, was 28 and her mother, Minnie Emmadell Hulen, was 26. She married Francis C Kirk in 1930. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Milford Township, Story, Iowa, United States in 1920 and Richland Township, Story, Iowa, United States in 1930. She died on 21 November 1985, in Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States, at the age of 70.

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Francis C Kirk
Inez Ione Babbitt
Marriage: 1930
Larry Eugene Kirk
Garry Joe Kirk

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Danville,, Illinois


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · Camp Dodge

Age 2

Original construction of the Camp Dodge began in 1907 and was originally planned to provide a place for the National Guard units to train. In 1917, it was handed over to national authorities and expanded to become the regional training center for World War I forces. The Camp was named after Brigadier General Grenville M. Dodge, who organized Iowa's first National Guard unit. When the war ended, the camp was downsized and turned back over to the state until the start of World War II. Today, Camp Dodge has served only as a Guard and Reserve installation.
1934 · The Grout Museum

Age 19

The museum started as a private collection given to the city by Henry W. Grout. Today it is still a nonprofit educational museum that helps engage students and all people from the surrounding communities.

Name Meaning

English:1 from the personal name Babot, a medieval pet form of Barbara, or Bobet, a pet form of Robert . 2 Alternatively, perhaps, a nickname from Middle English dialect babbit ‘baby’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Inez Babbitt in household of Oscer Babbitt, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Inez Babbitt in household of Oscar L Babbitt, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Inez Iona Babbitt, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"

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