Fisher Family Genealogy

HOSKINSON, William Cavosa

Male 1856 - 1922  (65 years)


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  • Name HOSKINSON, William Cavosa 
    Birth 26 Jun 1856  Rushville, Schuyler Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    CENSUS 21 Aug 1860  Rushville, Schuyler Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    1860 US Census: Rushville, Schuyler Co., IL, p 332
    1860 US Census: Rushville, Schuyler Co., IL, p 332
    CENSUS 28 Jul 1870  Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Attending school
    1870 US Census: Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS, p 22
    1870 US Census: Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS, p 22
    CENSUS 01 Mar 1875  Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    1875 Kansas State Census: Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS, p 40
    1875 Kansas State Census: Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS, p 40
    EVENT 6 Jun 1878  Eagle Harbor, Kitsap Co., WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Hoskinson settlement in Eagle Harbor 1878
    Hoskinson settlement in Eagle Harbor 1878
    "Quite a settlement is springing up on Eagle Harbor, Kitsap county, about a mile and a half from Port Blakely. There are already six families located there, those of Messrs. R. M. Hoskinson, James Ryan, J. T. Hoskinson, W. C. Hoskinson, Mr. Reeves and Mr. J. C. Hornbeck....The Messrs. Hoskinson are experimenting. They have set themselves to the undertaking of demonstrating to the Puget Sound public and the world generally, the practicability of farming our fir and cedar uplands with profit. We predict the success of the experiment without doubt or hesitation." Not sure who the J. T. Hoskinson mentioned in the article is. A brother to Riley?
    CENSUS 04 Jun 1880  Port Blakely, Kitsap Co., WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Occupation: sells books
      Unemployed 6 months
    1880 US Census: Port Blakely, Kitsap Co., WA, p 6B
    1880 US Census: Port Blakely, Kitsap Co., WA, p 6B
    CENSUS Feb 1883  Port Blakely, Kitsap Co., WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Occupation: farmer
    1883 Washington State Census: Port Blakely, Kitsap Co., WA, p 16
    1883 Washington State Census: Port Blakely, Kitsap Co., WA, p 16
    CENSUS Feb 1885  Port Blakely, Kitsap Co., WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Occupation: farmer
      22 year old Mary E. Hoskinson must be Mary E. (Towler) Hoskinson, wife of William (Riley and Martha's daughter Mary E would be 34 in 1885)
    1885 Washington State Census: Kitsap Co., WA
    1885 Washington State Census: Kitsap Co., WA
    Death 23 Jan 1922  Winslow, Kitsap Co., WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Cause: Mitral insufficiency with myocarditis
      Address: Winslow, Kitsap Co., WA
      Occupation: Carpenter
      Informant: Mrs. W. Hoskinson (wife), Winslow, WA
    Death Certificate: William Cavosa Hoskinson 1922
    Death Certificate: William Cavosa Hoskinson 1922
    Burial Kane Cemetery, Bainbridge Island, Kitsap Co., WA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Headstone: William C. and Mary E. Hoskinson
    Headstone: William C. and Mary E. Hoskinson
    Birth year for William is incorrect per his death certificate that lists his DOB as 26 Jun 1856
    Funeral services for aged pioneer 1922
    Funeral services for aged pioneer 1922
    "Funeral services for William C. Hoskinson, 65, who died at his home in Winslow Monday, were to be held at the Home Undertaking Co. in Seattle Thursday at 3 p.m."
    Person ID I1175  Main
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2023 

    Father HOSKINSON, Riley M,   b. Jan 26 1819, Monongalia Co., WV Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 7 Nov 1905, Hoopeston, Vermilion Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother FISHER, Martha,   b. 31 Oct 1819, Lawrence Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 11 Apr 1899, Waycross, Ware Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 79 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Marriage 2 Nov 1841  Westmoreland Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Notes 
    • Edith Garrison and David Hill were apparently adopted by Riley and Martha. Edith first appears with the family as a two year old in the 1870 U.S. Census. She is curiously missing from the family in the 1880 U.S. Census. She then again appears with the family in the 1883 and 1885 Washington State censuses. David first appears in 1883 Washington State census as a nine year old, then again in 1885, 1887 and 1889.
    Family ID F77  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family TOWLER, Mary E.,   b. 1862   d. 1948 (Age 86 years) 
    Marriage 12 Nov 1884  Seattle, King Co., WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Address:
    Home of L. H. and Emma Graves 
    • Witnessed by William's brother Stewart Hoskinson and Emma Graves.
    Marriage Record: Hoskinson, William C. and Mary E. Towler - 1884
    Marriage Record: Hoskinson, William C. and Mary E. Towler - 1884
    Image from King County Marriage Records. ONLINE. 2009. Transcribed and imaged by Washington State Archives, Eastern Region Branch staff, Eastern Washington University student interns, and Puget Sound Region Branch staff and volunteers. Available Online: http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov.
    Children 
     1. HOSKINSON, John,   b. 29 Jul 1889, Bainbridge Island, Kitsap Co., WA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 26 May 1902, Madrone, Kitsap Co., WA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 12 years)  [Birth]
    Family ID F388  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2023 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 26 Jun 1856 - Rushville, Schuyler Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 21 Aug 1860 - Rushville, Schuyler Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 28 Jul 1870 - Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 01 Mar 1875 - Burlingame Township, Osage Co., KS Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEVENT - 6 Jun 1878 - Eagle Harbor, Kitsap Co., WA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - 04 Jun 1880 - Port Blakely, Kitsap Co., WA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - Feb 1883 - Port Blakely, Kitsap Co., WA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - Address:
    Home of L. H. and Emma Graves - 12 Nov 1884 - Seattle, King Co., WA
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    Link to Google MapsCENSUS - Feb 1885 - Port Blakely, Kitsap Co., WA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 23 Jan 1922 - Winslow, Kitsap Co., WA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - - Kane Cemetery, Bainbridge Island, Kitsap Co., WA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S524] Washington State Board of Health, Death Certificates, (Washington State Board of Health), 23 Jan 1922, Registered No. 223 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S601] 1860 US Census, Illinois , (Ancestry.com), 21 Aug 1860, Rushville, p 332 (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S130] 1870 US Census, Kansas , (Ancestry,com), 28 Jul 1870, Burlingame Township, p 22 (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S133] 1875 Kansas State Census, (Ancestry.com), 01 Mar 1875, Roll: ks1875_15 Page 40 Line 8 (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S368] News articles: The Seattle Post Intelligencer, Seattle WA , (The Seattle Post Intelligencer, Seattle WA ), 6 Jun 1878, p 3 (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S142] 1880 US Census, Washington, (Ancestry.com), 04 Jun 1880, Port Blakely, p 6B (Reliability: 2).

    7. [S144] 1883 Washington State Census, (Ancestry.com), Feb 1883, Port Blakely, p 16 (Reliability: 2).

    8. [S145] 1885 Washington State Census, (Ancestry.com), Feb 1885, Kitsap Co. (Reliability: 2).

    9. [S623] News articles: Blandinsville Star-Gazette, Blandinsville IL, (Blandinsville Star-Gazette, Blandinsville IL), 23 Nov 1905, p 1 (Reliability: 2).

    10. [S200] King County Marriage Certificates, 1855-1990, Marriage Record: Hoskinson, William C. and Mary E. Towler - 1884, (King County Archives), 12 Nov 1884, Cert. 269, Vol. B, p. 117. (Reliability: 3).