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William Edward Hobson

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William Edward Hobson Veteran

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10 Sep 1909 (aged 64–65)
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Bowling Green, Warren County, Kentucky, USA Add to Map
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William Edward Hobson - Born in 1844. Eldest son of Atwood Gaines and Juliet VanMeter Hobson. He was noted as a military figure and organized his own troop of Zouaves prior to the War Between the States. During that war he was the youngest Colonel on record in the Union Army. He returned to Bowling Green following the war and served as tax assessor and postmaster. He enlarged and remodeled a home he named Walnut Lawn on Morgantown Road. Married March 5, 1873 to Ida Thomas. Children; Mary Atwood, Edward W., James Thomas, Morehead, Julia Ann and Margaret Morehead. Died Sept. 10, 1909; his remains are buried in Fairview Cemetery. His likeness is captured on canvas and hangs in two rooms at Riverview.
William Edward Hobson - Born in 1844. Eldest son of Atwood Gaines and Juliet VanMeter Hobson. He was noted as a military figure and organized his own troop of Zouaves prior to the War Between the States. During that war he was the youngest Colonel on record in the Union Army. He returned to Bowling Green following the war and served as tax assessor and postmaster. He enlarged and remodeled a home he named Walnut Lawn on Morgantown Road. Married March 5, 1873 to Ida Thomas. Children; Mary Atwood, Edward W., James Thomas, Morehead, Julia Ann and Margaret Morehead. Died Sept. 10, 1909; his remains are buried in Fairview Cemetery. His likeness is captured on canvas and hangs in two rooms at Riverview.


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