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Joshua Hobart

Birthdate: (86)
Birthplace: Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
Death: February 28, 1716 (86)
Southold, Suffolk County, New York, United States
Place of Burial: Southold, Suffolk County, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Rev. Peter Hobart and Elizabeth Rebecca Hobart
Husband of Margaret Hobart and Mary Hobart
Father of Joshua Hobart; Irene Way; Peter Hobart; John Hobart; Aletheia Hobart and 1 other
Brother of Rev. Jeremiah Hobart; Elizabeth Ripley; Hannah Rogers; Bathsheba Turner; Israel Hobart and 4 others
Half brother of Ichabod Hobart; Japhet Hobart; Rev. Nehemiah Hobart; David Hobart; Abigail Hobart and 2 others

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About Joshua Hobart

The Rev. Joshua Hobart was the second pastor of the Puritan church in Southold, Long Island, serving the congregation from 1674 until his death c.1716-17. Born in Hingham, England, he was the son of the Rev. Peter Southold, and had immigrated to colonial Massachusetts with his parents in 1635, while still a young child. He graduated from Harvard University in 1650, and according to the New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Volume 50, in 1656 married Margaret Vassal (b. 1633) of Barbadoes Island, the daughter of William and Ann Vassal, formerly of Scituate, Massachusetts. Widowed by July 1657, it is believed that his first marriage was childless. He subsequently went to England, where he remained for about two years. He returned to Massachusetts in 1669, and in the early 1670's married Mrs. Mary Rainford (nee Sunderland), the widow of Jonathan Rainford. Six children were born to the couple during the decade spanning 1672-1682. Surviving his second wife, who died in 1698, by some 31 years, the Rev. Hobart was 87 years old at the time of his death in February 1716-17. His grave is marked by a slate ledger stone which was probably carved and imported from England.

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Joshua Hobart's Timeline

July 12, 1629
Southwold, Suffolk, England
July 1629
Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
Age 29
October 1672
Age 43
Age 42
April 1674
Age 44
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
February 26, 1676
Age 46
Southold, Long Island, New York
Age 47
Southold, Long Island, New York