Andrew Hobson

3 February 1832–2 July 1915 (Age 83)
Woodhouse, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Andrew

When Andrew Hobson was born on 3 February 1832, in Woodhouse, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Henry Hobson, was 23 and his mother, Mary Cook, was 19. He married Edith Wright on 28 November 1853, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Handsworth, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841. He died on 2 July 1915, in Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Hoytsville, Summit, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Hobson
Edith Wright
Marriage: 28 November 1853
Elizabeth Sarah Hobson
Willard Hobson
John Henry Hobson
George Wright Hobson
Thomas Hobson
Martha Ann Hobson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 November 1853Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    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.
    Age 11
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 22
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Helped build the Salt Lake Temple

    He helped to build the Salt Lake Temple. He walked 35 miles to S.L. Worked all week, then walked home.

    Sources (31)

    • Andrew Hobson in household of Henry Hobson, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Andrew Hobson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Andrew W Johnson, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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