Hannah Ethel Stebbins

21 August 1871–11 March 1931 (Age 59)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Hannah Ethel

When Hannah Ethel Stebbins was born on 21 August 1871, in Illinois, United States, her father, Emery James Stebbins, was 31 and her mother, Laura Lammey, was 27. She married Bennett Burton Hopkins on 23 January 1895, in Dallas, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She lived in Dallas, Iowa, United States in 1895 and Spring Valley Township, Dallas, Iowa, United States for about 30 years. She died on 11 March 1931, in Perry, Dallas, Iowa, United States, at the age of 59.

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Bennett Burton Hopkins
Hannah Ethel Stebbins
Marriage: 23 January 1895
David Truman Hopkins
Emery Victor Hopkins
Lloyd Clifton Hopkins
Winfred Hopkins

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23 January 1895
Dallas, Iowa, United States


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 6

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 19

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English:1. topographic name from Middle English stebbing, stubbing ‘clearing’ (from an unattested Old English stybbing, a derivative of stubb ‘tree stump’). 2. habitational name from Stebbing in Essex, which is named in Old English either as ‘the family or followers (Old English -ingas) of a man called Stybba’, an unattested Old English personal name, or ‘the dwellers among the tree stumps (Old English stybb)’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ethel H Stebbins in household of Edgar A Stebbins, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Hannah E Mc Michael in household of Elmer Mc Michael, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ethel Stebbins in household of E J Stebbins, "United States Census, 1880"

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