Did William Hobby have son named William Pettus Hobby???

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WikiTree profile: William Hobby
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From the 1880 US Census, he had a son named William F. Hobby.

William F Hobby

United States Census, 1880

Name William F Hobby
Event Type Census
Event Date 1880
Event Place Beat 5, Neshoba, Mississippi, United States
Gender Male
Age 20
Marital Status Single
Race White
Race (Original) W
Occupation Laborer
Relationship to Head of Household Son
Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Son
Birth Year (Estimated) 1860
Birthplace Mississippi, United States
Father's Birthplace South Carolina, United States
Mother's Birthplace South Carolina, United States
Sheet Letter A
Sheet Number 544
Person Number 4
Volume 1






William Hobby Self M 55 South Carolina, United States
Margrette A Hobby Wife F 48 South Carolina, United States
Robert W Hobby Son M 24 Mississippi, United States
George M Hobby Son M 22 Mississippi, United States
William F Hobby Son M 20 Mississippi, United States
Reason F Hobby Son M 18 Mississippi, United States
Leroya Hobby Son M 16 Mississippi, United States
James C Hobby Son M 12 Mississippi, United States
Martha E Hobby Daughter F 9 Mississippi, United States
Moses Smith Other M 19 Mississippi, United States


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United States Census, 1880

District ED 61
Sheet Number and Letter 544A
Household ID 12932757
Affiliate Name The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number T9
Affiliate Film Number 0659
GS Film Number 1254659
Digital Folder Number 005161194
Image Number 00232

Citing this Record

"United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4GR-T3S : 11 August 2016), William F Hobby in household of William Hobby, Beat 5, Neshoba, Mississippi, United States; citing enumeration district ED 61, sheet 544A, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0659; FHL microfilm 1,254,659.

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Name: William F. Hobby
Age: 20
Birth Year: abt 1860
Birthplace: Mississippi
Home in 1880: Beat 5, Neshoba, Mississippi
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father's name: William Hobby
Father's Birthplace: South Carolina
Mother's name: Margrette A. Hobby
Mother's Birthplace: South Carolina
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Occupation: Laborer

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Household Members:
Name Age
William Hobby 55
Margrette A. Hobby 48
Robert W. Hobby 24
George M. Hobby 22
William F. Hobby 20
Reason F. Hobby 18
Leroya Hobby 16
James C. Hobby 12
Martha E. Hobby 9


Source Citation

Year: 1880; Census Place: Beat 5, Neshoba, Mississippi; Roll: 659; Family History Film: 1254659; Page: 544A; Enumeration District: 061; Image: 0226

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