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Urath Hobbs (Owings)

Also Known As: "Urith"
Birthdate:
Death: Died
Place of Burial: family graveyard on the John Robert Shields farm, four miles from Bloomfield between US 62 and Ky. 162, KY
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Christopher Owings and Elizabeth Owings
Wife of Thomas M. Hobbs
Mother of Maranda B. Hobbs; Amanda Hobbs; Caroline Hobbs; Thomas B. Hobbs; Susan A. Hobbs and 1 other
Sister of Beal Owings; Samuel Owings; Levin Owings; Christopher Owings; Suzanna Owings and 1 other

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About Urath Hobbs

(Burial) (Nearby, on U.S. 62 is a historical marker regarding Kincheloe's Station or the "Burnt Station" which was on Joseph Hobbs's land. The inhabitants of that fort were massacred by Indians in 1782.)

Urath Owings was probably his only wife and is probably the one buried on the Shields farm. The question arises from the will of his father Joseph Hobbs, who refers to Thomas's "first" wife Urith, who was living in Maryland at the time of the writing of the will. This could have been some kind of precaution against awarding a legacy to any possible second wife of Thomas's. She is said to have been the dau. of Christopher Owings and Betsy Lawrence, and Christopher Owings was the son of Samuel Owings (son of Capt. Richard Owings and Rachel) and Urath Randall (dau. of Justice Thomas Randall and Hannah Bale). See p. 131, Owings and Allied Families, comp. by Addison D. and Elizabeth S. Owings, published 1976 by Polyanthos, New Orleans.

Source of info - JOSHUA AND JOSEPH HOBBS, SONS OF JOHN HOBBS AND ELIZABETH compiled by Robert P. Moore Hobbs page: http://stithvalley.com/ancestry/hobbs/hobbs.htm Stith Valley front page: http://stithvalley.com/

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Urath Hobbs's Timeline

1762
February 24, 1762
1798
February 13, 1798
Age 35
Frederick, MD, USA
1798
Age 35
Maryland, United States
1800
1800
Age 37
MD, USA
1805
October 14, 1805
Age 43
MD, USA
1807
November 29, 1807
Age 45
MD, USA
1809
September 26, 1809
Age 47
1812
May 29, 1812
Age 50
possibly KY
1842
May 6, 1842
Age 80
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four miles from Bloomfield between US 62 and Ky. 162, KY