Edna Lucinda Hoskins

22 September 1882–27 August 1970 (Age 87)
Lee, Virginia

The Life of Edna Lucinda

When Edna Lucinda Hoskins was born on 22 September 1882, her father, James G. Hoskins, was 23 and her mother, Mary G. Pursifull, was 29. She married William Watts Huff in October 1905, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Virginia, United States in 1882 and Big Lick, Roanoke, Virginia, United States in 1910. She died on 27 August 1970, in Roanoke, Virginia, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Evergreen Burial Park, Roanoke, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Watts Huff
Edna Lucinda Hoskins
Marriage: October 1905
Leigh Preston Huff

Spouse and Children

October 1905
Virginia, United States


Parents and Siblings

    James G. Hoskins


    Mary G. Pursifull




World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 12

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 24

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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)

  • Edna H Huff, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edna H Huff in household of William W Huff, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edna Huff in household of William Watts Huff, "United States Census, 1920"

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