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Deborah DeCostello stunt flying........Ethel Dare/Margie Hobbs?

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Deborah DeCostello stunt flying........Ethel Dare/Margie Hobbs?

GJEllis (View posts)
Posted: 1007299749000
Classification: Query
Surnames: DeCostello Hobbs Tinney
I'm searching for information about a woman who jumped (to her death) from a stunt plane at a fair in Empire MI 1920. She was flying in a plane with this on it's side---> Ethel Dare the Flying Witch. I know that there was a woman named Margie Hobbs who had that name of Ethel Dare, but I found she left flying after she was banned from flying in 1920. The poster for the fair in 1920, Empire, MI said the Tinney Flyers hired Deborah DeCostello for stunt flying. The local Empire Area buried Deborah in 1920, after raising money from local people to bury her. No relatives or friends came to her funeral. I'm hoping to fill in some information about Deborah DeCostello as the local, Empire Museum has no information about her family or where she came from. No one came to claim her body and she is buried in the local Catholic Cemetery in Empire. Please mail me any clues you may have, as I am clueless. I had thought at one time that Deborah and Ethel Dare (Margie Hobbs) could be the same person. The information I found on Margie Hobbs said she returned to trapeze and vaudeville after she was fired (1920) from Tinney Flyers. She was fired because Myron L. Tinney tryed to duplicate her daring wingwalking feats and died trying. The next day she repeated her wing walking feat and was fired. Any information about Margie or Deborah DeCostello would be greatly appreciated.
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