Laura Hoskins

September 1890–21 March 1964 (Age 73)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Laura

When Laura Hoskins was born in September 1890, in Kentucky, United States, her father, James Gabriel Hoskins, was 25 and her mother, Catherine Johnson, was 29. She married John Noah Helton on 20 March 1909, in Bell, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Yellow Creek, Bell, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Magisterial District 3, Bell, Kentucky, United States in 1940. She died on 21 March 1964, in Bell, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Pineville, Bell, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Noah Helton
Laura Hoskins
Marriage: 20 March 1909
Charles Helton
Berry Helton
Pearl Wendell Helton Sr.
Kathleen Irene Helton
Ferman Helton
Mildred Helton
John Helton

Spouse and Children

    John Noah Helton



20 March 1909
Bell, Kentucky, United States


    Charles Helton




    Kathleen Irene Helton


    Ferman Helton


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Gabriel Hoskins


    Catherine Johnson




+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 2

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 20

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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)

  • Laura Hilton in household of John Hilton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Laura Helton in household of John Helton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Laura Helton in household of John Helton, "United States Census, 1940"

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