Emma Lucy Hobbs

21 February 1843–17 December 1927 (Age 84)
Walton, Surrey, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Emma Lucy

When Emma Lucy Hobbs was born on 21 February 1843, in Walton, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Down Hobbs Jr., was 29 and her mother, Mary Ann Pope, was 27. She married Alexander Magnus Meads in October 1864, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She immigrated to United States in 1864 and lived in Los Angeles, California, United States in 1910 and San Antonio Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1920. She died on 17 December 1927, in California, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Magnus Meads
1836–1915
Emma Lucy Hobbs
1843–1927
Marriage: October 1864
William Henry Meads
1865–1941
Ida May Meads
1874–1876
George Alexander Meads
1867–1898
Alice V. Meads
1870–1890
John Franklin Mead
1877–1924
Charles Frederick Meads
1879–1887
Ora Leota Mead
1885–1972
Roy Renzo Meads
1886–1953

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    October 1864Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1848 · The California Gold Rush
    Age 5
    On January 24, 1848, gold was found at Sutter’s Mill in Coloma, California, which began the California gold rush. In December of that same year, U.S. President James Polk announced the news to Congress. The news of gold lured thousands of “forty-niners” seeking fortune to California during 1849. Approximately 300,000 people relocated to California from all over the world during the gold rush years. It is estimated that the mined gold was worth tens of billions in today’s U.S. dollars. 
    1865
    Age 22
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Hobson
    Hobb
    Hobday
    Hopps
    Hubbs

    Sources (28)

    • Emma L Meads, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Mrs. Emma Meade in household of Alex M Meade, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Hobbs in entry for Roy Renzo Meads and Lucy Amelia Hauerwass, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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