John Hobbs

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

The Life Summary 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.

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Family Time Line

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

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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

Robert
Hopp
Hobday
Hopps
Hick
Hoblit
Hubbs

Sources (5)

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

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