Winifred Minerva Hobbs

8 January 1845–28 April 1891 (Age 46)
Lee, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Winifred Minerva

When Winifred Minerva Hobbs was born on 8 January 1845, in Lee, Virginia, United States, her father, Elisha Hobbs, was 26 and her mother, Ruth Campbell, was 26. She married John Ramsey on 4 January 1866, in Lee, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Rose Hill, Lee, Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Rose Hill District, Lee, Virginia, United States in 1900. She died on 28 April 1891, in Lee, Virginia, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Rose Hill, Lee, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Ramsey
Winifred Minerva Hobbs
Marriage: 4 January 1866
James Elisha Ramsey
Sarah Ruth Ramsey
Ruth L Ramsey
Joseph Luther Ramsey
Infant Daughter Ramsey
Morgan John Calvin Ramsey

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 January 1866Lee, Virginia, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · Hollywood Cemetery Established
    Age 2
    Hollywood Cemetery was established in 1847 in Richmond Virginia. This is where Presidents James Monroe and John Tyler are buried. During the Civil War it became the largest military interments and a large section dedicated to military burials. Jefferson Davis a well known Confederate is also buried here. Many other notable people are also buried here.
    1861 · The Battle of Manassas
    Age 16
    The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

    Name Meaning

    English (southern): from the Middle English personal name Hobb(e), with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. Compare Hobb .

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

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    Sources (25)

    • Winefred M Hobbs in entry for John Ramsey, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
    • Elizabeth Rumsey in household of John Rumsey, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Winifred Hobbs in entry for John C Ramsey and Lillian Hinds, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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