Mary Ann Hobbs

28 June 1846–17 April 1866 (Age 19)
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Hobbs was born on 28 June 1846, in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Bennett Hobbs, was 39 and her mother, Ann Owen, was 37. She married Joseph Dunkley on 12 November 1864, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 17 April 1866, in Franklin, Oneida, Idaho, United States, at the age of 19, and was buried in Franklin Cemetery, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Dunkley
Mary Ann Hobbs
Marriage: 12 November 1864
Margaret Mary Ann Dunkley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 November 1864Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (4)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 8
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 14
    Historical Boundaries 1860: Washington Territory, United States 1861: Shoshone, Washington Territory, United States 1861: Idaho, Washington Territory, United States 1863: Boise, Washington Territory, United States 1863: Owyee, Idaho Territory, United States 1864: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Oneida, Idaho, United States 1913: Franklin, Idaho, United States
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (southern): from the Middle English personal name Hobb(e), with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. Compare Hobb .

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

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    History of Mary Ann Hobbs

    Written by Ilda Hansen Colby and published in "Joseph Dunkley Ancestors and Descendants," 1963, p. 30. Mary Ann Hobbs, second wife of Joseph Dunkley, was born June 28, 1847 in Cheltenham, Glouce …

    Sources (17)

    • Mary A Hobbs in household of Ann Hobbs, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Ann Hobbs - Individual or family possessions: birth: 28 June 1847; Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
    • Margaret Hobbs in entry for Margaret Dunkley Hansen, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1938-1961"

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