John Hobbs

1718–1808 (Age 90)
Prince George, Prince George, Virginia, United States

The Life of John

When John Hobbs was born in 1718, in Prince George, Prince George, Virginia, United States, his father, William Hobbs Sr, was 24 and his mother, Sarah Drury, was 20. He married Elizabeth Hamlin in 1754. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died in 1808, in Greensville, Virginia, United States, at the age of 90.

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Family Time Line

John Hobbs
1718–1808
Elizabeth Hamlin
1724–1770
Marriage: 1754
Lucy Hobbs
1750–1835
John Hobbs
1754–
William Hubbard Hobbs
1756–1817
Howell Hobbs
1760–1804
Frederick Hobbs
1761–1833
Elizabeth Hobbs
1767–1849
Martha Hobbs
1768–
Patsy Hobbs
1770–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1754
children

(8)

    Lucy Hobbs

    Female1750–1835Female

    Male1754–Male

    William Hubbard Hobbs

    Male1756–1817Male

    Howell Hobbs

    Male1760–1804Male

    Frederick Hobbs

    Male1761–1833Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Male1718–1808Male

    William Hobbs Jr

    Male1720–1787Male

    Drury Hobbs Sr

    Male1725–1781Male

    James Hobbs

    Male1727–1785Male

    Joseph Hobbs

    MaleMale

+1 More Child

World Events (5)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 40

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.
1776

Age 58

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 62

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Hobb(e), a short form of Robert . For the altered initial, compare Hick .

LOAD TEST -- Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • John Hobbs in entry for Elisabeth Hobbs, "Virginia Births and Christenings, 1584-1917"
  • [No source title]
  • John Hobbs, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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