Orpha L Hosaflook

Brief Life History of Orpha L

When Orpha L Hosaflook was born on 9 June 1887, in Upshur, West Virginia, United States, her father, George Henry Hosaflook, was 22 and her mother, Sarah J E Hanlin, was 21. She married Otha Warren Pringle in 1904, in Upshur, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Court House District, Taylor, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Meade District, Upshur, West Virginia, United States in 1950. She died on 5 November 1974, in West Virginia, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Selbyville, Upshur, West Virginia, United States.

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Otha Warren Pringle
Orpha L Hosaflook
Marriage: 1904
Ford Allison Pringle
George Reece Pringle
Evelyn Merle Pringle
Delmas Warren Pringle

Sources (21)

  • Orpha Pringle, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Orphia Hosaflook, "West Virginia Births, 1853-1930"
  • Orpha Luella Hosaflook, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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Name Meaning

Biblical name, borne by the sister-in-law of Ruth, who unlike Ruth did not accompany their mother-in-law Naomi on her return from Moab to Bethlehem. It seems to be derived from a Hebrew word meaning ‘hind, female deer’.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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