Samuel Marvin Bobbitt

22 May 1881–22 June 1955 (Age 74)
United States

The Life of Samuel Marvin

When Samuel Marvin Bobbitt was born on 22 May 1881, in United States, his father, Felix Monroe Bobbitt, was 33 and his mother, Sarah Jane Riley, was 26. He married Nettie May Harkey on 30 June 1918, in Barber, Logan, Arkansas, United States. He lived in Scott, Arkansas, United States in 1900. He died on 22 June 1955, at the age of 74, and was buried in Barling, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States.

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Samuel Marvin Bobbitt
Nettie May Harkey
Marriage: 30 June 1918

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30 June 1918
Barber, Logan, Arkansas, United States

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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

Age 2

The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 20

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of Bobb ( see Bubb ).

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

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  • Samuel M Bobbitt in household of Felix M Bobbitt, "United States Census, 1900"

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