John Hobbs

1754–Deceased (Age NaN)
Brunswick, Virginia, United States

The Life of John

When John Hobbs was born in 1754, in Brunswick, Virginia, United States, his father, John Hobbs, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Hamlin, was 30. He married Celia Jane Mabry Hobbs on 15 March 1787, in Greensville, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

John Hobbs
1754–
Celia Jane Mabry Hobbs
1756–
Gilliam Hobbs
1781–1830
Harrison Hobbs
1786–

Spouse and Children

children

(2)

    Gilliam Hobbs

    Male1781–1830Male

    Harrison Hobbs

    Male1786–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Lucy Hobbs

    Female1750–1835Female

    Male1754–Male

    William Hubbard Hobbs

    Male1756–1817Male

    Howell Hobbs

    Male1760–1804Male

    Frederick Hobbs

    Male1761–1833Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 4

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 22

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 32

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Hobbs Jr., "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • John Hobbs, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • John Hobbes, "Virginia, Births and Christenings, 1853-1917"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.