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George Hobson Sr

FATHER: George Hobson   (abt 1660 - ? )
MOTHER: ---- ----

SPOUSE: Elizabeth [Lindley]   (abt 1687 - ? )


-Surname of spouse is partially speculative; only source is Family
 Registry Index, researcher Jay Hobson of Columbus,GA
-Came to America in 1707, landing at Philadelphia; later moved to
 Chester co,PA; in 1732 living in Orange co,VA
-Owned 937 acres on Mill Creek partially in what is now Berkley co,WV,
 & partially in Frederick co,VA, patented to him on 12 Nov 1735 [of this
 land, 300 acres was devised to his grandson William Hobson & the other
 637 acres to his grandson George Hobson Jr; William sold his 300 acres
 to John Rees for £160 on 24 Feb 1767; George Jr & hw Rebecca sold the
 637 acres for £280 to Morris Rees on 1 Nov 1761]
-Owned 4250 acres on Opequon (Middle Creek) surveyed 6 Feb 1735/6; this
 was sold partially in his lifetime & the balance given & devised to his
 son George & hw Hannah
-George Sr & hw Elizabeth of Opekon, Frederick co,VA convey tracts of
 land to George Hobson Jr of same, 27 Feb 1743/4, Bk 1:178, Bk 1:13,
 and 5 Mar 1743/4 Bk 6:443 amounting in total to 600 acres
-Will dated 19 Nov 1748; proved 6 Dec 1748, Bk 1:209, Frederick co,VA
 mentions wife Elizabeth, son George Hobson, grandchildren (children of
 son George) George Jr, William, Hannah Jr, Stephen, & Charles
-Appraisement Bill, Bk 1:255-6, Frederick co,VA
-Member of Hopewell MM (also known as Opekon MM), Frederick co,VA per
 Hinshaw's Quaker Encyclopedia [Introduction to that meeting; early records
 of Hopewell MM,VA lost by fire at home of Clerk of the Mtg]

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