Nancy T. Hobson

Female17 February 1824–20 January 1888

Brief Life History of Nancy T.

When Nancy T. Hobson was born on 17 February 1824, in Buxton, York, Maine, United States, her father, Joseph Hobson Jr., was 35 and her mother, Mary Townsend, was 36. She married William L. Johnson about 1857. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Maine, United States in 1870 and Saco, York, Maine, United States in 1880. She died on 20 January 1888, at the age of 63, and was buried in Saco, York, Maine, United States.

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William L. Johnson
Nancy T. Hobson
Marriage: about 1857
William A Johnson
Frederick J. Johnson

Sources (11)

  • Nancy Johnson in household of Wm L Johnson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nancy Hobson, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
  • Nancy T in entry for Frederic J Johnson and Mary E Gilmartin, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"

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  • Marriage
    about 1857
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 1

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    1832 · Calais Branch is Chartered

    Age 8

    The State of Maine chartered the Calais Railway in 1832, one of the first railway charters to be granted by the state. Construction was very long, as the project was reorganized, abandoned, transferred to other companies, and extended several times. It was finally completed in 1898.

    1842 · Webster–Ashburton Treaty

    Age 18

    The Webster-Ashburton Treaty was signed on August 9, 1842 and resolved the border issues between the United States and British North American colonies which had caused the Aroostook War. The treaty contained several agreements and concessions. It called for an end on the overseas slave trade and proposed that both parties share the Great Lakes. It also reaffirmed the location of the westward frontier border (near the Rocky Mountains) as well as the border between Lake Superior and Lake of the Woods. The treaty was signed by Daniel Webster (United States Secretary of State) and Alexander Baring (British Diplomat, 1st Baron Ashburton).

    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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