Charles William Hobson

27 October 1837–7 January 1908 (Age 70)
Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Charles William

When Charles William Hobson was born on 27 October 1837, in Indiana, United States, his father, Arthur Hobson, was 32 and his mother, Catherine Moffatt, was 29. He married Cynthia Ann Watkins on 29 March 1857, in Dent, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Shannon, Missouri, United States in 1850 and Norman Township, Dent, Missouri, United States in 1880. He died on 7 January 1908, in Hobson, Dent, Missouri, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Carty Cemetery, Norman Township, Dent, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles William Hobson
Cynthia Ann Watkins
Marriage: 29 March 1857
James A Hobson
Mary Jane Hobson
George W. Hobson
Edward D. Hobson
Cynthia A. Hobson
John William Hobson
Mary Jane Hobson
George W. Hobson
George W Hobson
Levisa Catherine Hobson
Levisa C Hobson
Nathaniel David Hobson
Joseph Edward " Ed" Hobson
Alexander Lafayette Hobson

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  • Marriage
    29 March 1857Dent, Missouri, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1838 · Lord Reveals the Name of His Chruch
    Age 1
    On April 26, 1838, The Lord reveals that the name of His Church should be The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This revelation was given to the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. in Far West, Missouri.
    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1856 · The Town of Santa Claus
    Age 19
    The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

    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 (15)

    • Charles Hobson in entry for George Washington Hobson, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • William Habsan, "United States Census, 1880"
    • William Hobson, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

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