Is your surname Hobart?

Research the Hobart family

Joshua Hobart's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!

Share

Joshua Hobart

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in 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; Aletheia Hobart; Irene Way; Peter Hobart; John Hobart and 5 others
Brother of Rev. Jeremiah Hobart; Elizabeth Ripley; Hannah Rogers; Bathsheba Turner; Israel Hobart and 3 others
Half brother of Ichabod Hobart; Japhet Hobart; Rev. Nehemiah Hobart; David Hobart; Abigail Hobart and 2 others

Managed by: Private User
Last Updated:

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.

view all 16

Joshua Hobart's Timeline

1629
July 12, 1629
Southwold, Suffolk, England
July 1629
Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
1659
1659
Age 29
1661
1661
Age 31
1663
1663
Age 33
1666
1666
Age 36
1668
1668
Age 38
1672
October 1672
Age 43