Dwight Hobbs was born on October 23, 1902 in Chaplin, Nelson County, Kentucky. He was the fifth of seven children born to George Edward Hobbs and Salena Knightly. He was raised on the family farm in Chaplin, Nelson County, Kentucky.
On November 23, 1923, Dwight married Anne Loreen Thomas in Nelson County, Kentucky. He was 21 years old and she was 19 years. Anne was born on March 30, 1904 in Kentucky. They had at least four children:
Leroy born November 20, 1924
Paul born March 26, 1926
Wilma born February 15, 1928
Daniel born April 25, 1932
After their marriage, Dwight and Anne lived in Jefferson County, Kentucky. Around 1927, they moved their family to Nelson County, where Dwight was employed as a farm laborer. They lived on Ashes Creek Road, near the home of Dwight’s sister, Alma Satterly and her husband, Clyde.
Dwight Hobbs died on November 20, 1963 in Jefferson County, Kentucky. He was 61 years old at his death.
Notes for Dwight Hobbs
Birth, Marriage & Death: Ancestry.com Family Tree for Dwight Hobbs
Residence & Occupation in 1930: Year: 1930; Census Place: District 5, Nelson, Kentucky; Roll: 772; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 18; Image: 545.0.
Notes for Anne Loreen Thomas
Birth: Ancestry.com Family Tree for Dwight Hobbs
Children: Ancestry.com. Kentucky Birth Index, 1911-1999 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives. Kentucky Birth, Marriage, and Death Databases: Births 1911-1999. Frankfort, Kentucky: Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives.