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.
English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): patronymic from the personal name Hobb(e) + son (see Hobbs ).