Joseph Hobbs

28 March 1786–1870 (Age 83)
Wells, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Hobbs was born on 28 March 1786, in Wells, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Hobbs, was 34 and his mother, Susannah Shilk, was 43. He married Caroline Noyes on 25 December 1815, in Wells, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He died in 1870, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Hobbs
1786–1870
Caroline Noyes
1795–1839
Marriage: 25 December 1815
Charles Hobbs
1816–1818
John Hobbs
1817–1897
Henry Hobbs
1819–
Frederick Hobbs
1822–
Edwin Hobbs
1825–
Fanny Hobbs
1827–
Ann Hobbs
1831–
Frances Hobbs
1832–1914
Elizabeth Hobbs
1834–1893

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 December 1815
Wells, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
children

(9)

    Charles Hobbs

    Male1816–1818Male

    Male1817–1897Male

    Henry Hobbs

    Male1819–Male

    Frederick Hobbs

    Male1822–Male

    Edwin Hobbs

    Male1825–Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    George Hobbs

    Male1751–1822Male

    Susannah Shilk

    Female1743–1821Female

siblings

(3)

    John Herle Hobbs

    Male1776–Male

    Sarah Hobbs

    Female1783–Female

    Male1786–1870Male

World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 15

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 22

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 29

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Hobb(e), a short form of Robert . For the altered initial, compare Hick .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Hobbs in entry for Francis Hobbs Traveler, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
  • Joseph Hobbs in entry for Edwin Hobbs, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Joseph Hobbs in entry for Edwin Hobbs, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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