Bethea E. Tubbs

24 August 1838–19 January 1910 (Age 71)
Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Bethea E.

When Bethea E. Tubbs was born on 24 August 1838, in Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Simon Waite Tubbs, was 38 and her mother, Mary Heaton Douglas, was 29. She married James W McHenry about 1860, in Stillwater, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Fairmount Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died on 19 January 1910, in Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Stillwater, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

James W McHenry
Bethea E. Tubbs
Marriage: about 1860
Eva McHenry
Stanley W McHenry
Torrence Andrews McHenry
Pauline McHENRY
Blanche McHENRY
James Ray McHENRY

Spouse and Children

about 1860
Stillwater, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (7)


Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 25

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 25

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Tubbe ( see Tubb ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Bathia McHenry in household of James McHenry, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Bertha Tubbs in household of Simon Tubbs, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Bethiah Tubbs in household of Simon Tubbs, "United States Census, 1860"

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