William Hobson

William Hobson

Birth
New Kent, New Kent County, Virginia, USA
Death 6 Apr 1853 (aged 63)
Burial Greensburg, Green County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 28412358 · View Source
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Born November 8, 1789 in New Kent, Va. Son of William and Elizabeth Patteson Hobson. According to family records he came to Kentucky in 1800. He served in both the War of 1812 and the Mexican War. Residing in Greensburg, KY, he established a branch of the Bank of Kentucky and also owned and operated a stemboat business. Married Lucy Ann Kirtley, daughter of Thomas and Judith Lewis Kirtley. He was the father of Atwood Gaines Hobson, Eliza Lewis Hobson Mottley, William Jonathan Hobson, James Thomas Hobson, Edward Henry Hobson, Lucy Ann Hobson, Lavinia Matilda "Bena" Hobson Allen and Alonzo Thomas Hobson. He died on April 6, 1853. William and Lucy's home still stands in Greensburg.



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  • Created by: Jason Hildabrand
  • Added: 20 Jul 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 28412358
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Hobson (8 Nov 1789–6 Apr 1853), Find A Grave Memorial no. 28412358, citing Hobson Family Cemetery, Greensburg, Green County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Jason Hildabrand (contributor 46865352) .