Anson Loomis Hobart

12 November 1809–31 December 1890 (Age 81)
Columbia, Coos, New Hampshire, United States

The Life Summary of Anson Loomis

When Anson Loomis Hobart was born on 12 November 1809, in Columbia, Coos, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Abel Hobart, was 39 and his mother, Betsey Wallace, was 39. He married Cordelia Lowell Perkins on 3 October 1850. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Auburn, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States in 1865 and Massachusetts, United States in 1870. He died on 31 December 1890, in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Anson Loomis Hobart
Cordelia Lowell Perkins
Marriage: 3 October 1850
Mary P. Hobart
Mary T Hobart
John P. Hobart
Anna Cordelia Hobart

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  • Marriage
    3 October 1850
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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1812 · War of 1812
    Age 3
    Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
    1832 · The Black Hawk War
    Age 23
    Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.

    Name Meaning

    English: probably a variant of Hubbard , though Middle English Hobert and Hoberd could represent Anglo-Norman French forms of Osbert, with loss of -s-. Compare Opie , which was a pet form of Osbert, and Hobby , which might sometimes have been as well.

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

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    Sources (20)

    • Anson L. Hobart in entry for Anna C. Hobart, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
    • Anson L Hobart, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
    • Ruson L. in entry for George Harris and Anna Cordelia Hobert, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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