Thursday, September 22, 2011

Myrtle Hobbs (1896-1917)

Myrtle Hobbs

Myrtle Hobbs was born on January 15, 1896 in Chaplin, Nelson County, Kentucky.  She was the second of seven children born to George Edward Hobbs and Salena Knightly.  She was raised on the family farm in Chaplin, Nelson County, Kentucky.

On February 20, 1912, Myrtle married Edward Moore McCandless in Nelson County, Kentucky.  She was 16 years old and he was about 20 years.  Edward was born in 1892 in Kentucky, the son of John William McCandless and Carrie Day Humphrey.

Myrtle passed away just five years after her marriage to Edward.  She died on March 5, 1917 in Nelson County, Kentucky, and was buried in Chaplin.

Notes for Myrtle Hobbs
Birth & Death: Kentucky Death Records, 1852-1953 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2007.
Marriage to Myrtle:, Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979

Notes for Edward Moore McCandless
Birth & Death: and Ohio Department of Health. Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2010.  Certificate: 084576; Volume: 20671
Marriage to Myrtle: Family Tree for Myrtle Hobbs

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