Robert Newton Hobson

24 August 1854–17 May 1937 (Age 82)
Arkansas, United States

The Life Summary of Robert Newton

When Robert Newton Hobson was born on 24 August 1854, in Arkansas, United States, his father, Nathaniel Perry Hobson, was 25 and his mother, Elisa Jane May, was 26. He married Savannah G. Moore on 19 October 1880, in Hood, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Clay Township, Columbia, Arkansas, United States in 1860 and Justice Precinct 1, Somervell, Texas, United States for about 30 years. He died on 17 May 1937, in Glen Rose, Somervell, Texas, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Glen Rose, Somervell, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Newton Hobson
Polly Ann McCoy
Marriage: 9 December 1888
Sophie Isabelle Hobson
Nancy J Hobson
Henry Edgar Hobson
Lillie Odis Hobson
Harvey Leander Hobson
Herman N Hobson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 December 1888Hood, Texas, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 9
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 21
    Historical Boundaries: 1875: Somervell, Texas, United States
    1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed
    Age 22
    A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.

    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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    Sources (19)

    • Robt N Hobson in household of N P Hobson, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Robert N Hobson, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"
    • R M Hobson in entry for Mary Valeria Lock, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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