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Morrell Hobbs, Jr
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Birth: Feb. 8, 1794
Death: Jul. 31, 1829

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Morrill Hobbs, Jr., b. Feb. 8, 1794; married Betsey, daughter of Nathan Carsley, of this town, July 4,1820, and settled on the homestead of his father, where he continued till his death, which took place July 31, 1829. Mr. Hobbs was an honest, upright man, and lived respected; he embraced religion a few months before he died and passed away triumphantly. His widow died Dec. 13, 1872, and was buried by the side of her husband in the F. W. Baptist Cemetery; their children were as follows:

1. Reuben, b. Aug. 50, 1821; m. Mary D., daughter of Bucknell Scribner, (she was b. Aug. 25, 1822) March 8, 1842, and settled on the homestead of his father', on the "Hobbs Hill," and has continued to reside there. Mr. Hobbs is a public spirited man, and has served as Selectman and Deputy Sheriff the latter for many years. He is an excellent singer, and has been a choir-leader for many years. His children were as follows: Morrill B., b. June 5, 1843, d. Oct. 15, 1867, and Nancy D., b. June 20,1846 now living at home.

2. William, b. Jan. 26, 1823; m. Eliza Ann Skillings, of this town, and for some years resided at Bolster's Mills, where (having learned the trade of tanner and shoe-maker, with Worthy C. Barrows) he carried on shoe-making. His house was nearly opposite that of Isaac Stewart. Mr. Hobbs, subsequently emigrated to Ripon, Wis., and afterwards to Russell, Kansas, where he now resides, and has a daughter Elizabeth, who married and lives at Oskosh, Kansas.

3. Benjamin, b. Aug. 21, 1824; d. Aug. 31, 1825.

4. Betsey C, b. July 15, 1829; d. May 18, 1848.
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From Early Settlers of Harrison, Maine: With an Historical Sketch of the Settlement, Progress and Present Condition of the Town (Google eBook) by Gideon Tibbetts Ridlon, Kilby & Woodbury, printers, 1877 - History - 138 pages
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 Parents:
  Morrell Hobbs (1753 - 1826)
  Miriam Brackett Hobbs (1758 - 1836)
 
 Spouse:
  Betsey Carsley Hobbs (1797 - 1872)*
 
 Children:
  William Carsley Hobbs (1823 - 1885)*
 
 Siblings:
  Susan Hobbs Bray (1790 - 1866)*
  Morrell Hobbs (1794 - 1829)
  Charlotte Hobbs McAllister (1800 - 1875)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Maple Ridge Cemetery
Cumberland County
Maine, USA
 
Created by: BeNotForgot
Record added: Apr 29, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89277221
Morrell Hobbs, Jr
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Morrell Hobbs, Jr
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Morrell Hobbs, Jr
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