man George Hobson‏‎, son of George Hobson and Jane Jannetje Janse Strycker‏.
Born ‎ 1684 at Of Cropton, Yorkshire, England, died ‎ 1748 at ,Frederick,Va (now Wv)‎, 63 or 64 years
An alternative set of parents for him is George Hobson, borth 1658 England and Lydia Dotkn botn About 1662 in England.
-Came to America in 1707, landing at Philadelphia; later moved to Chester co,PA; in 1732 living in Orange co,VA -Owned 937 acres on Mill Creek partially in what is now Berkley co,WV, & partially in Frederick co,VA, patented to him on 12 Nov 1735 [of this land, 300 acres was devised to his grandson William Hobson & the other 637 acres to his grandson George Hobson Jr; William sold his 300 acres to John Rees for £160 on 24 Feb 1767; George Jr & hw Rebecca sold the 637 acres for £280 to Morris Rees on 1 Nov 1761] -Owned 4250 acres on Opequon (Middle Creek) surveyed 6 Feb 1735/6; this was sold partially in his lifetime & the balance given & devised to his son George & hw Hannah -George Sr & hw Elizabeth of Opekon, Frederick co,VA convey tracts of land to George Hobson Jr of same, 27 Feb 1743/4, Bk 1:178, Bk 1:13, and 5 Mar 1743/4 Bk 6:443 amounting in total to 600 acres -Will dated 19 Nov 1748; proved 6 Dec 1748, Bk 1:209, Frederick co,VA mentions wife Elizabeth, son George Hobson, grandchildren (children of son George) George Jr, William, Hannah Jr, Stephen, & Charles -Appraisement Bill, Bk 1:255-6, Frederick co,VA -Member of Hopewell MM (also known as Opekon MM), Frederick co,VA per Hinshaw's Quaker Encyclopedia [Introduction to that meeting; early records of Hopewell MM,VA lost by fire at home of Clerk of the Mtg]

Married ‎± 1714 at Chester, Pennsylvania (approximately 34 years married) to:

woman Elizabeth Lindley‏‎
Born ‎± 1687 at Of Cropton, Yorkshire, England‎


man Cpt George Hobson‏
Born ‎± 1716 at ,Chester,Pa, died ‎± 1795 at ,Chatham,Nc‎, approximately 79 years
-Resident of Burlington co,NJ when married in 1732; Colonial Records
of NJ, vol.22,pp.233; after marriage settled on Mill Creek in MD near
the VA state line
-Member of Hopewell MM (also known as Opekon MM), Frederick co,VA per
Hinshaw's introduction to that Meeting in the EAQG
-Received by Deed of Gift from his parents George Hobson Sr & wife
Elizabeth on 2 Nov 1743 a tract of land comprising 600 acres on Middle
Creek in what was then Frederick co,VA and is now Berkley co,WV;
this tract was patented to George Hobson Jr by a grant from Lord Fairfax
dated 22 Jan 1750/1
-Of the 4250 acres that George Hobson Sr originally had surveyed on
Middle Creek in 1735, Capt George Hobson after his father's death, had
1200 acres surveyed by John Baylis on 30 Oct 1751. This tract was then
sold to William Cochran, who had the land confirmed to him by patent from
Lord Fairfax dated 4 Nov 1752
-About 1756 moved to Orange co,NC and settled near Cane Creek MM; the
area where he settled eventually was associated with Rocky River PM &
was subsequently in Chatham co when that county was established in 1771
-Chatham co,NC on 2 Oct 1777 deed in which George Hobson, wheelwright, of
Guilford co, Province of NC, & his wife Hannah convey to their son Charles
of Chatham co for consideration of £50, a tract of land in Chatham co on
Middle Branch of Rocky River, being part of a tract of 200 acres conveyed
to George Hobson from the Earl of Granville on 2 Aug 1760 & part of the
240 acre parcel entered by George Hobson 8 Feb 1768. Witnesses were
George Hobson Jr, John Farmer, & Philip Sitton.
[By this showing, Hannah Kinnison was still alive in 1777]
-Census of 1790, Chatham co,NC; p.86 (01-02-01-00-00)