Aaron Spencer Hobbs

Male 1834 - 1863


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  • Name  Aaron Spencer Hobbs 
    Born  23 Jan 1834  Lee Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  21 Oct 1863  Camp Douglas, IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Source: ?
      Page 568 Hobbs/Benham
      4. Aaron Spencer Hobbs (son of William) b. about 1834; d. 1865-6; m. Nov. 6, 1856 in Lee Co., Va., Naomi C. Reasor, b. July 24, 1840; d. July 11, 1888, dau. of Peter and Rebecca (Ely) Reasor. Aaron's personal property was appraised Oct. 27, 1866 (WBK 3-220) At a Court March 13, 1866. Peter Raiser was appointed guardian of Peter R., John B., and Ira N. Hobbs, infant children of Aaron S. Hobbs, deceased. Naomi C. (Reasor) Hobbs m. 2nd May 24, 1866 Joel Cox b. 1836 in Owsley Co., Ky., son of Jason Cox.
    • Served in the Civil War with Company G of the 64 Virginia Mounted infantry which was formed in 1862 and 1863 it became 64th VA Calvary.

      After Aaron Spencer Hobbs' death, Naomi's father, Peter Reasor was appointed guardian of Naomi and Aaron Spencer's infant children by the court on 5-13-1866. The three boys, Peter Reasor, John Brackenridge and Ira N., moved with their mother to Wolfe County, Kentuckya fter she married Joel Sturgill Cox Sr. on 5-24-1866. The boys then moved back to Virginia until they were grown, living with the Hobbs in Virginia. They all three taught school in Virginia. They returned to Wolfe County, Kentucky where their mother still lived.

      Medical: Died 22 Nov. 1863 POW Camp Douglas, IL
      He was taken prisoner Sept. 9, 1863 at Cumberland Gap.
    • From the notes of Glen and Ray DesJardins sent to Sharon Kouns on 12-27-09:
      Aaron Hobbs was drafted into the CW and served in the Confederate Army, Co. G. 64th Regt. He was captured near Cumberland Gap, and held as a prisoner of war at Camp Douglas, Illinois. He died there from "inflammation of the lungs."

      After his death, Peter Reasor, Naomi's father, was appointed guardian by the court on 13 March 1886, of Peter R., John B. and Ira M. (notes of Shannon Hobbs Cox, 1988)

    Person ID  I031  Cox-Hobbs-Shoemaker
    Last Modified  28 Dec 2009 

    Father  William Zion Hobbs,   b. abt. 1797, Washington Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1858, Lee Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mary Spencer,   b. 1806, Lee Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1868, Lee Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1820  VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F011  Group Sheet

    Family  Naomi Catherine Reasor,   b. 24 Jul 1840,   d. 11 Jul 1888 
    Married  6 Nov 1856  Lee Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Peter Reasor Hobbs,   b. 28 Apr 1858, Lee Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Aug 1932, Lee Co., KY Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. John Breckinridge Hobbs,   b. 08 Jun 1860, Lee Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1917, Fincastle, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Ira N.-Aaron Floyd Hobbs,   b. 15 Nov 1862, Lee Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Rushville, IN Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  11 Jul 2009 
    Family ID  F014  Group Sheet

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    Aaron Spencer Hobbs
    Aaron Spencer Hobbs
    Died Civil War prison camp.