Maria Anna Agnes Selma Staub

15 February 1876–23 October 1968 (Age 92)
Lähn, Löwenberg, Liegnitz, Silesia, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Maria Anna Agnes Selma

When Maria Anna Agnes Selma Staub was born on 15 February 1876, in Lähn, Löwenberg, Liegnitz, Silesia, Prussia, Germany, her father, Carl Leberecht Staub, was 39 and her mother, Anna Maria Rosina Tekla Grande, was 34. She married William Johnson Hinkson on 19 June 1906, in Mercer, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Youngstown, Mahoning, Ohio, United States in 1930 and San Antonio Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died on 23 October 1968, in Alhambra, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Whittier, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Johnson Hinkson
1872–1964
Maria Anna Agnes Selma Staub
1876–1968
Marriage: 19 June 1906
Loyal Atlee Hinkson
1907–1985
Wilford Alpheus Hinkson
1909–1984
Gerald Orlo Hinkson
1911–1980
Rolla Wayne Hinkson
1913–1975
LeOla Verniece Hinkson
1915–2004
Vivan Glenn Hinkson
1917–1917
Orie Walter Hinkson
1918–1918

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 June 1906
Mercer, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States
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World Events (8)

1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 1

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1890

Age 14

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 29

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational nickname for a miller, from Middle High German stoup, German Staub ‘dust’. The Jewish surname may also be ornamental.

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

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Story Highlight

"How Grandma became a member of the church."

Selma Staub was a young woman of 24 years of age in Germany. By trade, she was an assistant cook. Mrs. Miller, who ran a store near Selma's work, asked her to come over to her home for a special …

Sources (3)

  • Marie Anna Straub Hinkson in household of William Johnson Hinkson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Maria Anna Agnes Selma Hinkson in household of Wm Johnson Hinkson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Selma Hinkson in household of William J Hinkson, "United States Census, 1940"

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