Charlotte Hobson

Female15 July 1841–4 February 1911

Brief Life History of Charlotte

When Charlotte Hobson was born on 15 July 1841, in Naperville, DuPage, Illinois, United States, her father, Bailey Hobson, was 43 and her mother, Clarissa Stewart, was 36. She married David Mosher Haight on 17 March 1863, in DuPage, Illinois, United States. She lived in Lisle, Putnam, Illinois, United States in 1860 and Oswego, Kendall, Illinois, United States for about 40 years. She died on 4 February 1911, at the age of 69, and was buried in Naperville, DuPage, Illinois, United States.

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David Mosher Haight
Charlotte Hobson
Marriage: 17 March 1863

Sources (9)

  • Charlotte Hobson in household of Clarissa Hobson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Charlotte Hobson, "Illinois, Civil Marriages, 1833-1889"
  • Mrs. D.m. Haight, "Illinois Deaths and Burials, 1749-1999"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 March 1863DuPage, Illinois, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (13)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 5

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

    Age 7

    Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.

    1861 · Simple life to Soldiers

    Age 20

    Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): patronymic from the personal name Hobb(e) + son (see Hobbs ).

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

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