Martin Luther Hobart

6 March 1827–1871 (Age 43)
Homer, Homer, Cortland, New York, United States

The Life of Martin Luther

When Martin Luther Hobart was born on 6 March 1827, in Homer, Homer, Cortland, New York, United States, his father, Martin Hobart, was 34 and his mother, Paulina Parks, was 32. He married Mary E Barker on 19 June 1856. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Oak Creek, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years and Waukegan, Lake, Illinois, United States in 1870. He died in 1871, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Waukegan, Lake, Illinois, United States.

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Martin Luther Hobart
Mary E Barker
Marriage: 19 June 1856
Fred Waldo Hobart
Mary Pauline Hobart
Edward Plant Hobart
Henry Barker Hobart

Spouse and Children

19 June 1856


    Fred Waldo Hobart


    Mary Pauline Hobart


    Edward Plant Hobart


    Henry Barker Hobart


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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1833 · The Town of Chicago is Founded

Age 6

Chicago became an incorporated town after the Potawatomi Native Americans and the United States Government signed the Treaty of Chicago. The name comes from the indigenous word shikaakwa meaning onion, or something similar, because of the wild garlic that grew abundantly in the area.

Age 19

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

Name Meaning

English (especially East Anglia) and Dutch: variant of Hubert .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Martin L Hobert, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Martin L Hobart in household of Martin Hobart, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Martin Hobart, "United States Census, 1870"

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