Heathcock Genealogy Database - Person Sheet
Heathcock Genealogy Database - Person Sheet
NameEd Lawson Hobbs , GG Uncle
Birth10 Mar 1815, Washington, Daviess Co IN165,166
Deathaft 10 May 1873 Age: 58
FatherJoseph Hobbs (1789-1863)
MotherAnna Jones (1792-1880)
Notes for Ed Lawson Hobbs
1850 Census of Leon, Leon Co TX
Name Age

James Ridgeway 33 AL
Carilla Ridgeway 26 IN
Eliza Ridgeway 7 TX
Lawson Hobbs 35 IN
Olive Hobbs 22 IN
Rosanna Hobbs 21 IL
William Hobbs 2 TX

1860 Census of Beat No. 7, Anderson Co TX

J. H. Lawrence, 49, m, Doctor, SC
M. M. Lawrence, 26, f, AL
C. W. Lawrence, 10, m, Al
Minnie Lawrence, 4, f, TX
Mary Lawrence, 1, f, TX
Mr. Hobbs, 45, m, Overseer, IN

another possible Lawson Ed Hobbs in the 1860 census:

1860 Census of Montgomery, Gibson Co IN
Name Age
Lawson E Hobs 40
Wm Hobs 17

1870 Census of Pleasanton, Atascosa Co TX (8 Jul 1870):
Ridgeway, C. A., 46, f, w, keeping house, Indiana, cannot read or write
Ridgeway, Virgil, 10, m, w, Texas, attended school can read and write
Hobbs, L. E., 55, m, w, Farmer, Indiana, cannot read or write
Englis, W. R., 25, m, w, Stock Raiser, Arkansas, cannot read or write
Englis, Emma. A., 17, f, w, keeping house, Texas, cannot read or write

In a letter to P. H. Baker, Commissioner of the Pension Office, dated May 10, 1873, Lawson Hobbs stated that, in addition to Preston, Anna Hobbs had two other sons "waylaid and killed in the South."
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