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HOBBS - 1800

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Regina McMullen McCarthy (View posts)
Posted: 11 Jul 1999 6:00AM GMT
Classification: Query

I'm not sure if we are the same Hobbs, but a Carlo
Hobbs, b Dec 5, 1881 d Mar 26, 1951, md Lucy Virginia
Calloway b Mar 13, 1874 d Oct 16, 1958 in Harlan Co.,
formerly Knox Co., KY. They were my ggrandparents. Lucy
had previously been married to a Howard. I don't have any
info on Carlo Hobbs, except what my grandmother, Della
HOBBS Johnson, gave me. It seems Carlo Hobbs was a boot-
legger and spent 6 mos in jail when caught by the revenuers.
Had the reputation of making the best moonshine around &
was part Indian, probably Cherokee, as they were in that
area. He and Lucy's children were Gillis, Della, George,
Lucy, Ruth, Julia, and Barbara. Julia & Barbara still live
in Harlan Co., KY. I hope this helps and if you have any
info on this line of the Hobbs family, I would greatly
appreciate your help.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Freda Hobbs Tofsrud 6 May 1999 12:00PM GMT 
Regina McMullen McCarthy 11 Jul 1999 12:00PM GMT 
rebeccahelton... 2 Feb 2002 2:35PM GMT 
rebeccahelton... 2 Feb 2002 2:36PM GMT 
KimberlyHowar... 13 Mar 2003 6:02PM GMT 
Hermina Brinkmeier 13 Mar 2003 8:36PM GMT 
KimberlyHowar... 13 Mar 2003 8:44PM GMT 
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