William Hobson

Male11 March 1826–25 October 1847

Brief Life History of William

When William Hobson was born on 11 March 1826, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Bailey Hobson, was 27 and his mother, Clarissa Stewart, was 21. He married Mary Hobson in Indiana, United States. He died on 25 October 1847, in DuPage, Illinois, United States, at the age of 21, and was buried in Naperville, DuPage, Illinois, United States.

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William Hobson
1826–1847
Mary Hobson
1842–1865
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Sources (3)

  • William S Hobson, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • William Stewart Hobson, "Find A Grave Index"
  • William S Hobson, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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  • Marriage
    Indiana, United States
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    Siblings (13)

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    World Events (6)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 4

    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.

    1830 · Trail of Tears

    Age 4

    In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 10

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    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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