Lucinda M " Nancy" Landrum

10 May 1861–1 November 1931 (Age 70)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Lucinda M " Nancy"

When Lucinda M " Nancy" Landrum was born on 10 May 1861, in Georgia, United States, her father, William Madison Landrum, was 42 and her mother, Amy Annie Slaton, was 48. She married John Franklin Hobbs on 19 March 1878, in Fayette, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Fayette, Georgia, United States in 1860 and Justice Precinct 5, Van Zandt, Texas, United States for about 30 years. She died on 1 November 1931, in Van Zandt, Texas, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in New Harmony Cemetery, Van Zandt, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Franklin Hobbs
Lucinda M " Nancy" Landrum
Marriage: 19 March 1878
Thomas David Hobbs
John Tanner Hobbs
Fannie Frances Hobbs
Nora Ione Hobbs
James Franklin Hobbs
Dora M Hobbs
Leona Lee Hobbs
Volie B E Hobbs
George Howard Hobbs Sr

Spouse and Children

19 March 1878
Fayette, Georgia, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865 · Juneteenth (Slaves Were Freed)

Age 4

"On June 19, 1865, Gordon Granger (Union Major) read General Orders, No. 3 to the people of Galveston. The statement was written as follows: ""The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with a proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free. This involves an absolute equality of personal rights and rights of property between former masters and slaves, and the connection heretofore existing between them becomes that between employer and hired labor. The freedmen are advised to remain quietly at their present homes and work for wages. They are informed that they will not be allowed to collect at military posts and that they will not be supported in idleness either there or elsewhere."""
1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 20

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.

Name Meaning

Possibly of northern Irish or Scottish origin: unexplained. This is a common name in GA. There is said to be a Cherokee connection.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nancy Hobbs in household of John F Hobbs, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Nancy Landrum in household of Wm Landman, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lucinda M Landrum in household of Wm Landrum, "United States Census, 1860"

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