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The Hubbell Family’s Y-DNA Results-New Report »

New information from the Family’s Y-DNA suggests our origins are not Scandinavian (Viking) but Spanish and French.  Read the report located under the DNA / Y-DNA Surname Project tab

Hubbell in the Olympics »

2018 is starting off with the exciting winter Olympics hosted by Pyeongchang!  What does this have to do with us you may ask…well there is a Hubbell competing for th USA!  Madison Hubbell will be figure skating with her partner Zach Donohue.  Learn more about her here and be sure to watch to see if she wins […]

F.M. Painting »

In November 2017, the Hubbell Museum and Library received a new painting of Frederick Marion (F.M.) Hubbell.  It was donated by the great-great grandkids of F.M. – the Des Moines Hubbell family.  It is 35”x45” and a great addition to the Hubbell Museum and Library.  F.M. lived from 1839-1930, and this painting was created in […]

Two Genealogical Societies Merge »

December 30, 2017 Contact: Marjorie Hlava; President; Hubbell Society Museum and Library; 500 SW 7th St #307, Des Moines, IA 50309 The merger of the Hubbell Family Historical Society (THFHS) and the Hubbell Museum and Library (HML – formerly Hubbell Center) is complete!  The new organization is the Hubbell Society, Museum and Library (HSML) […]

Notice of the Additions and Corrections CD »

The Additions and Corrections CD for The Millennium Edition – 2016 Genealogy and History of the Hubbell Family – In Two Volumes is NEARLY COMPLETE. It will contain about 80 additional photos and the index in searchable digital form and of course lots of changes and updates. All of the corrections and additions must be […]

New Family Genealogy Books are Being Published! »

At last! After 30 years a new edition of the Family Genealogy is being released. This edition corrects many of the errors of previous editions.  Incorporates over 500 new photos, includes over 31,000 descendants of our early colonist ancestor Richard Hubball. The last edition was published in 1995. Please order now to ensure we have […]

Barbara Kruse and her New Orleans Visit »

Barbara Kruse and her Granddaughter Joanne Thornburg visit Molly Marine in New Orleans  

Rod Hubble Reproduction Painting »

Artist Rod Hubble has donated a reproduction of American Heirloom, one of his major works. The painting was taken from a small black and white photograph circa 1930 in Eastern New Mexico. The painting has both Rod’s father Henry Ray Hubble and his father William Hubbell. More of Hubble’s art work can be viewed on […]

Rod Hubble Painting from Fall 2014 Newsletter »

Rod Hubble paintings

Des Moines Historical Society Tour Hubbell Museum & Library »

On May 10, fourteen members of the Des Moines Historical Society came to tour HM&L. Members of the DMHS were fascinated to learn of our existence, and asked many questions and spend nearly 2 hours with the artifacts and materials and HM&L. The DMHS publishes a newsletter, “History Happens”, holds quarterly meetings and sponsors programs […]

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