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Joshua Hobart

JOSHUA, Hingham. s. of the first Edmund, came, prob. with his f. in 1633, and in the winter foll. was adm. of Charlestown ch. freem. 3 Sept. 1634, next yr. went with his br. Rev. Peter, m. Mar. 1638, Ellen Ibrook, at Cambridge; ar. co. 1641, was a capt. rep. 1643, and very many yrs. after, speaker in 1674, head of a comp. in active serv. in Philip's war, and d. 28 July 1682, aged 67. His ch. were Hannah, bapt. 1639; Peter, 1642 (a mariner, wh. d. June 1665, at Barbados, leav. wid. Susanna, who was d. of Jacob Eliot of Boston, m. Dec. 1662); Sarah, b. 19 Nov. 1644; Deborah, Sept. 1647, m. 20 Apr. 1666, Joshua Lincoln; Joshua, 22 Mar. 1650; Solomon, 28 May 1652; Enoch, 20 May 1654; and Hannah, again, 4 Oct. 1666. Sarah m. Edward Cowell of Boston in 1668.

Source:  First Settlers of N.E., a Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, Showing Three Generations of those who came before May, 1692, on the basis of Farmer's Register by James Savage. 1860-1862. Vol. II, pg. 434.

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