Maud Jane Hibbs

16 August 1879–13 May 1964 (Age 84)
Marion, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Maud Jane

When Maud Jane Hibbs was born on 16 August 1879, in Marion, West Virginia, United States, her father, William Raymer Hibbs, was 28 and her mother, Sarah Ellen Floyd, was 25. She married Fitchew Gordon Wright on 31 August 1901, in Mannington, Marion, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Lincoln District, Marion, West Virginia, United States in 1910 and Mannington, Marion, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years. She died on 13 May 1964, at the age of 84, and was buried in Mannington, Marion, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Fitchew Gordon Wright
Maud Jane Hibbs
Marriage: 31 August 1901
William Gordon Wright
Francis Ford Wright

Spouse and Children

31 August 1901
Mannington, Marion, West Virginia, United States


    William Gordon Wright


    Francis Ford Wright


Parents and Siblings

    William Raymer Hibbs


    Sarah Ellen Floyd






    Rosa Blanch Hibbs


    Ernie Belle Hibbs


    Hettie Folsom Hibbs


World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

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.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 23

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly south coast):1. patronymic from a short form of Hibbard . 2. metronymic from the medieval female personal name Ibb, a reduced form of Isabel(le) ( see Isbell ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Maudie J Hibbs in household of Sarah Hibbs, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Maud J Wright in household of Fitz G Wright, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Maude Wright in household of F G Wright, "United States Census, 1930"

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