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Peter Hobart

PETER, Hingham, s. of the first Edmund, b. 1604, at Hingham, Eng. bred at the Univ. of Cambridge, where on tak his A. B. 1625-6, and A. M. 1629, he wrote his name Hubberd, was of Magdalen Coll. had preach. at divers places, and last at Haverhill in Suff'k. bef. coming hither, where he arr. 8 June 1635, at Charlestown freem. 2 Sept. 1635, and in few days was sett. at Hingham, with old friends. He brot. w. and four ch. certain. Joshua, and Jeremiah H. C. 1650, bef. ment.; prob. Josiah and Eliz. wh. m. John Ripley; and had here Ichabod in 1635; Hannah, 1637, both d. soon; Hannah again, 1638, wh. m. John Brown of Salem; Bathsheba, 1640, m. Joseph Turner of Scituate; Israel, 1642; Jael, Dec. 1643, m. 25 May 1664, Joseph Bradford; Gershom, b. prob. in 1645, H. C. 1667; Japhet, Apr. 1647, H. C. 1667; Nehemiah, 21 Nov. 1648, H. C. 1667; David, Aug. 1651; Rebecca, 1654, m. 10 Oct. 1679, Daniel Mason of Stonington, as his sec. w.; Abigail, 1656, d. unm. Apr. 1683; and Lydia, 1659; and the patriarch d. 20 Jan. 1679. His d. Lydia, the seventeenth ch. bec. 2d w. of capt. Thomas Lincoln in 1690, and d. 1732. His will, made only four days bef. he d. names fourteen liv. ch. names w. Rebecca, prob. d. of Richard Ibrook, wh. was mo. of the last six ch. but it is quite observa. that in Hingham rec. ment. is not made of d. of the first w.

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. 435.

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