Hugh Preston Hoskins

7 March 1897–6 February 1952 (Age 54)
Ellis, Texas, United States

The Life of Hugh Preston

When Hugh Preston Hoskins was born on 7 March 1897, in Ellis, Texas, United States, his father, Hugh Clayborn Hoskins, was 43 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth McCrary, was 31. He married Blanche Lutes on 18 February 1935, in Stone, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Stone, Arkansas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 4, Cameron, Texas, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 6 February 1952, at the age of 54, and was buried in Coachella Valley Cemetery, Coachella, Riverside, California, United States.

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Hugh Preston Hoskins
Blanche Lutes
Marriage: 18 February 1935
Juana Laverna Hoskins

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18 February 1935
Stone, Arkansas, United States


    Juana Laverna Hoskins


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 4

"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""."
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 15

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

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Preston Hoskins in household of H O Hoskins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Hugh P Hoskins in household of Nettie P Petra, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hugh Hoskin, "United States Census, 1940"

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