Elizabeth Hoskins

1820–10 March 1852 (Age 32)
Preston, Virginia, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Hoskins was born in 1820, in Preston, Virginia, United States. She married John Wesley Zinn in 1840, in Preston, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Ritchie, Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Union Magisterial District, Ritchie, West Virginia, United States in 1880. She died on 10 March 1852, in Union Magisterial District, Ritchie, Virginia, United States, at the age of 32, and was buried in Oxford, Doddridge, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Wesley Zinn
Elizabeth Hoskins
Marriage: 1840
William Buckner Zinn
Edward D. C. Zinn
Henry Clay Zinn
Mary Ellen Zinn
Elizabeth Sebra Zinn
Christopher Columbus Zinn

Spouse and Children

Preston, Virginia, United States


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World Events (7)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 0

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 4

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 10

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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)

  • Eliza Zinn in household of Henry Clay Zinn, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Eliza Zinn, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Eliza Zinn in household of Geo W Zinn, "United States Census, 1850"

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