Thursday, September 22, 2011

Dwight Hobbs (1902-1963)

Dwight Hobbs

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: 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: Family Tree for Dwight Hobbs

Children: Kentucky Birth Index, 1911-1999 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: 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.

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