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Margaret (Sellman) Hobbs (abt. 1746 - 1776)

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Margaret Hobbs formerly Sellman aka Selman [uncertain]
Born about in Anne Arundel, Marylandmap
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Died in Kentucky, United Statesmap [uncertain]
Profile last modified | Created 4 Mar 2016 | Last significant change: 20 Mar 2019
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The children of Margaret Sellman and Joshua Hobbs were:
1. Eli Hobbs born about 1761 in Frederick Co., MD, married Elizabeth Hamilton on 4 October 1782 and died 1830 in Nelson Co., Kentucky
2. Elizabeth Hobbs born 31 December 1765 in Frederick, Frederick Co.,MD, married Christopher Frederick Burkheart 16 November 1780 in Frederick, MD and died 22 October 1844 in Clinton, Henry County, MO.
3. Anna Hobbs, also known as Nancy, born about 17666 in Maryland. She married 1. George Burkheart on 10 March 1838 in Nelson County, KY and 2. Aaron Bridges. Nancy died 18 May 1840 in Nelson Co., KY
4. Ezekiel Hobbs born about 1767 in Frederick Co., MD, married Nancy Read 4 August 1830 in Nelson Co., KY.
2. Joshua Hobbs born about 1768 in Frederick Co., MD, married Rachel Hobbs and he died about 1846 in Nelson C., KY
3. John Hobbs born 1770 in Frederick County, MD, married Cassandra Briscoe 28 Feb 1787 in Nelson Co., KY and died there in 1840.
4. Nicholas Hobbs born about 1773, married Kate Shelton in Nelson Co., KY and died 5 July 1830 in Hardin Co., KY
5. Vachel Hobbs born 31 October in Frederick Co., MD, married 1. Mary Scott. 2. Sallie, 3. Celia Helm on 17 April 1799 in Nelson Co., KY, 4. Eleanor Marshall15 Oct 1817 in Nelson Co., KY and 5. Amelia ? on 3 March 1823. Vachel died 26 April 1847 in Mt. Pleasant, Howard Co., MO
6. Peggie Hobbs born about 1778 and probably died young.
7. Hennie Hobbs born about 1780 and married Samuel Brown on 22 May 1799.
8. Sarah Hobbs born about 1782. She married twice 1. Stephen Compton Briscoe in Nelson Co., KY on 15 November 1799 and 2. Also in Nelson co., John Rogers on 20 January 1806.
9. Lydia Hobbs born 22 December 1786 who married William Jones Bayne on 8 January 1801 in Nelson Co., KY[1]
Margaret was born in 1746. She passed away in 1776.


  1. Candace Lazzaro [1]
  • Bob Moore, “Joseph Hobbs of Md. And KY” GenForum, 5 March 2000
  • George N. Hobbs, 25 June 1940 (Great-grandson of Vachel) to Anna M. Grisez
  • Ancestral File v. 4.19
  • Margaret SELLMAN

GEDmatch Ref: 7629644 : I14632

Born: 1746, Anne Arundel, Maryland, USA

Died: 1776, Kentucky, USA

Father: Charles Sellman (b. 05 AUG 1722, d. 1794)

Mother: Elizabeth Gassaway (b. 1725, d. 29 NOV 1793)

Union with: Joshua Hobbs b. 22 JUL 1742, d. 1813


+Samuel Eli Hobbs (b. , 1760d. 11 MAR 1830)

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