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John HOBBY

Male Abt 1632 - 1707  (~ 75 years)


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  • Name John HOBBY 
    Born Abt 1632 
    Gender Male 
    Died May 1707  Greenwich, Fairfield County, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) Source: Beers, Josephine W. Beers and Prindle, Paul W., "The Gray or Grey Family," The American Genealogist, Vol. 64 (July 1989), p. 167.

      (2) Mead, Spencer P., Ye Historie of ye Town of Greenwich, County of Fairfield and State of Connecticut, New York, NY: The Knickerbocker Press, 1911, pp. 555-557:

      HOBBY FAMILY.

      The first of the Huby, Hubbe, Hoby, or Hobby family to settle in Greenwich, Old Town, was JOHN HOBBY, some time prior to 1659. The first authentic account that can be obtained of him anywhere in the New England Colonies is on the eleventh day of October, 1659, when he testified before the Magistrate's Court at New Haven, in reference to a horse detained by George Slawson of Stamford, Connecticut. He might have been at Newtown, Long Island, in 1656. He was one of the original patentees named in the patent granted to the Town of Greenwich by the General Assembly in May, 1665. He was bom about 1632, probably in England, died at Greenwich, Connecticut, in May, 1707, and married about 1655, wife unknown, and had:

      1. John, b. about 1657, d. March 12, 1693, unm.

      2. Thomas, b. about 1660, d. Aug. 6, 1742, m. Rebecca _____. . . .

      3. Elizabeth, b. about 1662, m. Ebenezer Prindle.

      4. Hannah, b. about 1664, m. Cornelius Burnham.

      5. Martha, b. about 1666, m. Thomas Morehouse, Jr.

      6. Rebecca, b. about 1669, m. Nov. 18, 1686, Samuel Hardy.

      7. Mary, b. about 1670, m. Nov. 18, 1686, Stephen Holmes.

      8. Benjamin, b. about 1675, d. in 1744, unm.

      9. Rachel, b. about 1678, m. Henry James.

      10. Jonathan, b. about 1682, d. _____, m. Dec. 12, 1711, Sarah, dau. of Ebenezer Mead, b. about 1696. . . .
    Person ID I43880  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 22 May 2018 

    Family Sarah GRAY,   b. Abt 1642 
    Married Abt 1655 
    Children 
     1. John HOBBY, Jr.,   b. Abt 1658, Greenwich, Fairfield County, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1693, Greenwich, Fairfield County, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years)  [natural]
     2. Thomas HOBBY,   b. Abt 1660, Greenwich, Fairfield County, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1742  (Age ~ 82 years)  [natural]
     3. Elizabeth HOBBY,   b. Abt 1662, Greenwich, Fairfield County, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. Hannah HOBBY,   b. Abt 1664, Greenwich, Fairfield County, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Martha HOBBY,   b. Abt 1666, Greenwich, Fairfield County, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     6. Rebecca HOBBY,   b. Abt 1669, Greenwich, Fairfield County, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     7. Mary HOBBY,   b. Abt 1670, Greenwich, Fairfield County, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     8. Benjamin HOBBY,   b. Abt 1675, Greenwich, Fairfield County, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1744  (Age ~ 69 years)  [natural]
     9. Rachel HOBBY,   b. Abt 1678, Greenwich, Fairfield County, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     10. Jonathan HOBBY,   b. Abt 1682, Greenwich, Fairfield County, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 22 May 2018 09:46:38 
    Family ID F25695  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart