Charlotte Hobson

15 July 1841–4 February 1911 (Age 69)
Naperville, DuPage, Illinois, United States

The Life 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, DuPage, 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

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17 March 1863
DuPage, Illinois, United States

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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 (mainly Yorkshire): 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.

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Sources (3)

  • Charlotte Hobson in household of Clarissa Hobson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Charlotte Hobson in household of Clarrissa Hobson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Charlotte Haight in household of David M Haight, "United States Census, 1910"

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