Capt James “Comanche Jim” Hobbs

Capt James “Comanche Jim” Hobbs

Birth
USA
Death 22 Feb 1880 (aged 60)
Burial Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA
Plot B, 13, 3
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Memorial ID 795644 · View Source
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James Hobbs, is also known as Comanche Jim. Captain and Scout, Texas Ranger Regiment, Mexican War; and Co. E, 1st Mo., Mounted Volunteers, Civil War. Hobbs was the Great-grandson of renowned Indian Chief, Tecumseh. He spent 15 years with the Comanches and 7 years wandering over the West and South with Kit Carson. Hobbs' Pass, Hobbs' Peak, Hobbs' Lake, and Hobbs' Trail in Arizona are named for him. For a complete obituary on James Hobbs see the Dayton Journal dated Nov. 20, 1880.

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  • Maintained by: Linda Lou Ward
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial 795644
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt James “Comanche Jim” Hobbs (10 May 1819–22 Feb 1880), Find a Grave Memorial no. 795644, citing Dayton National Cemetery, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Linda Lou Ward (contributor 47385951) .