Martha Dobbins
(1837-1927)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Thomas Devine Sr.

Martha Dobbins 1 2

  • Born: 1837, , , , IRL 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Thomas Devine Sr. on 27 Feb 1865 in , Kalamazoo, MI 1
  • Died: 1927, Kansas City, Wyandotte, KS at age 90 3
  • Buried: 20 Jan 1927, Kansas City: Mount Calvary Cemetery, Wyandotte, KS 3

   Cause of her death was pneumonia.3

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She immigrated in 1858. 4

2. Census in 1870 in Oshtemo Twp., Kalamazoo, MI. 2 Thomas Devine, laborer, 27, was living with wife Martha, 32; Mary, 4; John, 3; and Thomas, 1. The parents were born in Ireland, the children in Michigan.
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3. Census in 1880 in Emmett Twp., Pottawatomie, KS. 5 Thomas De Vine, 37, farmer, was living with wife Martha, 41; Mary, 14; John, 13; Thomas, 11; Elizabeth, 9; Catherine, 4; and Martha, 4 months when the census was recorded in June, 1880. The parents and their parents were born in Ireland. All children were born in Michigan, except Catherine and Martha in Kansas.

4. Kansas State census in 1895 in Kansas City, Wyandotte, KS. 6 Tho. Devine, 52, was living with Martha, 56; John, 28; and Martha, 15. Tho. and Martha were born in Ireland, John in Michigan, and Martha in Kansas.

5. Census in 1910 in Kansas City, Wyandotte, KS. 7 Thomas Devine, occupation "own income," 68, was married for 45 years to wife Martha, 71. She had birthed 6 children and all were alive in 1910. In their household was son-in-law Samuel C. Hays, merchant, 37, newly married this year to the Devine's daughter, Mattie. A., salesman, 30. Thomas and Martha and their parents were born in Ireland. Mattie was born in Kansas. Samuel was born in Iowas, his parents in Indiana. They were renting at 956 Homer Avenue.

6. Census in 1920 in Kansas City, Wyandotte, KS. 4 Samuel C. Hays, proprietor grocery store, 46, was living with wife Martha A., 39; Samuel, 9; and mother-in-law Martha De Vine, 83, widowed, who immigrated in 1858 and was naturalized in 1865, a native of Ireland and Irish parents. Samuel was born in Iowa, his parents in Indiana, and his wife Martha born in Kansas of Irish parents. Their son was born in Kansas. They were living at 220 S. 11th St.


Martha married Thomas Devine Sr., son of John Devine and Mary, on 27 Feb 1865 in , Kalamazoo, MI.1 (Thomas Devine Sr. was born on 22 Dec 1842 in , Tipperary, Munster, IRL,1 2 died on 1 Nov 1915 in Kansas City, Wyandotte, KS 1 3 4 and was buried on 2 Nov 1915 in Kansas City: Mount Calvary Cemetery, Wyandotte, KS 1 3.)


Sources


1 St. Mary's Star (St. Marys, Pottawattamie County, Kansas), 11 Nov 1915 page 2. Obituary of Thomas Devine.

2 1870 United States Census, Michigan, Kalamazoo County, Oshtemo Township, Series: M593 Roll: 680 Page: 262.

3 Mount Calvary Cemetery, Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas.

4 1920 United States Census, Kansas, Wyandotte County, Kansas City, Series: T625 Roll: 556 Page: 253.

5 1880 United States Census, Kansas, Pottawatomie County, Emmett Township, Series: T9 Roll: 393 Page: 374.

6 Ancestry.com, Kansas State Census (Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925.), Kansas, Wyandotte County, Kansas City Ward 6, Roll v155_168 Line 18 Family 821 Page 123.

7 1910 United States Census, Kansas, Wyandotte County, Kansas City Ward 5, Series: T624 Roll: 461 Page: 182.



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