Shirley Duncan Hobbs

October 1891–15 December 1971 (Age 80)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Shirley Duncan

When Shirley Duncan Hobbs was born in October 1891, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Joseph W Hobbs, was 42 and his mother, Eliza Jane "Jennie" Cunningham, was 28. He married Stella Ruth Wilson on 17 November 1917, in Duval, Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in McCracken, Kentucky, United States in 1910 and District 1151, Colquitt, Georgia, United States in 1940. He died on 15 December 1971, in Kentucky, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in McCracken, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Shirley Duncan Hobbs
Stella Ruth Wilson
Marriage: 17 November 1917
Kenneth Wilson Hobbs

Spouse and Children

17 November 1917
Duval, Florida, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Joseph W Hobbs


    Eliza Jane "Jennie" Cunningham




World Events (8)

1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 1

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 2

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Hobb(e), a short form of Robert . For the altered initial, compare Hick .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Shirley Duncan Hobbs, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Shirley D Hobbs in household of Joseph W Hobbs, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sherley D Hobbs in household of Joseph W Hobbs, "United States Census, 1900"

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