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Allen Lewis "Big Daddy" Hoskins
Birth: Feb. 26, 1884
Leslie County
Kentucky, USA
Death: May 29, 1953
Cabell County
West Virginia, USA

Family tree gives birthdate 1884; genelogy compiled by Mary Patterson Bradbury gives date of 1883;
Selective Service Registration cards for WWI and WWII cite 1881. All census records indicate 1884.

The Mingo Republican, Vol. 10, #27--Al Hoskins elected treasurer fo Matewan's newly formed McKinley Republican Club.

"In January, both courts appointed men constable of Magnolia District; the old court selected A. L. "Al" Hoskins and the new court chose Harry Chafin. Mingo Republican, 11 January 1917. In 1917, Harry Chafin served as one of Magnolia District's two constables.
For the next two years, Chafin and Hoskins served as Magnolia's constables. 1918 Legislative Handbook and Manual of the West Virginia Legislature, 106.'
Bailey, Rebecca J.

Cause of Death: Diabetes
Fraternal Organization: Beni Kedem Shrine; Hugh C. Boyd Masonic Lodge; Odd Fellows Lodge Medical Information: Died in the VA Hospital in Huntington, WV Scar from a bullet on forehead over left eye.

Military service 1: 10 Aug 1903, Enlisted US Army 13th Cavalry
Military service 2: Pvt 13 CO Coast Artillery
Military service 3: 23 Nov 1904, Discharged Fort Monroe, VA for disability Pvt. Exclt.
Occupation 1: 1920, County Officer
Occupation 2: 1905, Blacksmith
Occupation 3: 1910, coal company
Occupation 4: 1912, Constable, Magnolia District, Mingo County, WV
Occupation 5: 12 Sep 1918, Constable and Special Agent for Red Jacket Cons. Coal Company
Occupation 6: 1930, Justice of the Peace, Magnolia District
Occupation 7: 1942, Policeman (chief of police?)
Property 1: 1930, Owned home in Matewan; value $6000
Property 2: 1920, Rented his home
Residence 1: Abt. 1904, Red Jacket, Mingo, WV
Residence 2: 1900, Cornett, Clay Co. KY residing with brother and family
Residence 3: Abt. 1922, Matewan, Mingo County, West Virginia

From geneology document compiled by Dr. Rebecca Goodwin (Hoskins). 
Family links: 
  Henderson Hoskins (1849 - 1938)
  Lucy Ray Patterson Hoskins (1886 - 1970)*
  Ralph Leslie Hoskins (1906 - 1963)*
  William Remine Hoskins (1908 - 1985)*
  Allen Lewis Hoskins (1910 - 1989)*
  Herman Ray Hoskins (1913 - 1996)*
  Paul Henderson Hoskins (1916 - 1994)*
  Margaret Lillian Hoskins Patterson (1919 - 2008)*
  Mary Lou Hoskins Shannon (1922 - 1948)*
  William Remine Hoskins (1869 - 1911)*
  Armilda Hoskins Mosley (1882 - 1975)*
  Allen Lewis Hoskins (1884 - 1953)
  Myrtle Mae Hoskins Ware (1909 - 1995)*
*Calculated relationship
Buskirk Cemetery
Pike County
Kentucky, USA
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Record added: May 06, 2013
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