Mary Dobbins (1905 - 1986)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Mary Dobbins’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Mary so that her life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Mary’s biography.

Mary Dobbins Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Mary Dobbins and her immediate Dobbins family. Add to Mary Dobbins's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with her family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Mary.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Mary Dobbins? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Booneville, Prentiss County, Mississippi

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Mary finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Mary attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Mary did for a living or if she had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Mary Dobbins is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Mary's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Mary's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Mary a religious woman? Add Mary’s religion

Gender

Female

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Mary during various points of her life.

Timeline

1905 - In the year that Mary Dobbins was born, the Industrial Workers of the World was founded. An international labor union founded in Chicago, it was most often referred to as the "Wobblies" and had ties to the socialist movement and the anarchist movement. At its peak, it had 150,000 members.

1914 - Mary was just 9 years old when President Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation designating Mother's Day, the second Sunday in May, as a national holiday to honor mothers. Anna Jarvis had championed a Mother's Day for years but Congress had joked a few years earlier that then they would have to proclaim a "Mother-in-law's Day" as well. The President who championed a woman's right to vote also created a day in their honor.

1933 - By the time she was 28 years old, Frances Perkins became the first woman to hold a cabinet-level position, appointed by President Roosevelt to serve as Secretary of Labor. She told him that her priorities would be a 40-hour work week, a minimum wage, unemployment compensation, worker’s compensation, abolition of child labor, direct federal aid to the states for unemployment relief, Social Security, a revitalized federal employment service, and universal health insurance. President Roosevelt approved of all of them and most them were implemented during his terms as President. She served until his death in 1945.

1958 - She was 53 years old when on January 1st, the European Economic Community (Common Market) came into operation. The first members were France, West Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg. The Common Market was formed as a way to strengthen members' economies and deter wars in Europe.

1986 - In the year of Mary Dobbins's passing, on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

Mary Dobbins Family Tree

Who was Mary’s parents? Did she get married and did they have children? Share Mary’s family tree to share her legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Mary's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Mary Dobbins
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Mary's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Mary Dobbins is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to her obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Mary Dobbins died in April 1986 at 80 years old. There is no known cause of death. She was born on April 2, 1905. We have no information about Mary's family or relationships. We know that Mary Dobbins had been residing in Booneville, Prentiss County, Mississippi.

Memories

What do you remember about Mary Dobbins? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Mary is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Mary Dobbins

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources