Hattie was born 29 Nov 1886, Crain Island, Randolph, Illinois.
Hattie was living with her parents in Bois Brule, Perry, Missouri during the 1900 census. She was living in Thebes with husband Ed at the north end of Sixth Street, and had three children during the 1910 census, and with five children in the 1920 census. In the late 1920s, Ed and Hattie divorced and Hattie moved to the southeast corner of Fourth Street and Poplar Street with grandson, Bill Mansker. All of Hattie's children were born at their home on Sixth Street.
Hattie married Ed 3 APR 1902 in Randolph County, Illinois when she was 16.
During her time in Thebes, Hattie worked at the Thebes barrel factory with her sister, Lucy, and at least one of her children, Clair.
In the 1930 census, Hattie was living with William Burger in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri with John and Goldie Wyatt and their daughter, Virginia, and sons Hugh and Ralph Mansker. In the 1940 census, Hattie was living in St. Louis with sons, Hugh and Ralph Mansker.
As a hobby, Hattie collected postcards after marrying Ed Mansker, who was the Thebes Postmaster. Her complete postcard collection is available online.
Hattie died 5 Apr 1973 in Anaheim, Orange, California.
↑ 1900; Census Place: Bois Brule, Perry, Missouri; Page: 9; Enumeration District: 0071
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Hattie by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Hattie: