Rosa Hibbs

Virginia, United States

The Life of Rosa

When Rosa Hibbs was born in 1875, in Virginia, United States, her father, Joseph L Hibbs, was 25 and her mother, Alvernia D Ridgeway, was 21. She lived in Gainesville, Prince William, Virginia, United States in 1880.

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Joseph L Hibbs
Alvernia D Ridgeway
Rosa Hibbs
Herbert Hibbs

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 0

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 19

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 31

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

English (chiefly south coast):1. patronymic from a short form of Hibbard . 2. metronymic from the medieval female personal name Ibb, a reduced form of Isabel(le) ( see Isbell ).

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

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Sources (1)

  • Rosa Hibbs in household of Joseph Hibbs, "United States Census, 1880"

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