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Posted by: Janice Mauldin Castleman (ID *****2781) Date: December 01, 2004 at 09:22:13
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This is a copy/paste of a message I posted to the HOBBS & STANFORD surname boards:

Trying to find proof that the Mollie Stanford who m. Wm. W. Hobbs 1886 in Hunt Co., TX was the daughter of James Franklin Stanford and Mary E. Burton. James and Mary Stanford had two daughters before Mary died in NW Alabama in 1869. One was Nancy Elizabeth Stanford (my ancestor) and the other was Mary Stanford b. 1867. Looking at this marriage record for Mollie Stanford and Wm. W. Hobbb it seems this Mollie certainly COULD be the same lady I am seeking, but need proof.

Here is the census data I found for this couple:

1900 Indian Territory:
Mary P Hobbs
Home in 1900: Township 6, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory
Age: 33 (parents b. AL) b. Mar 1866 - 8 children, 8 living (names difficult to read on census sheet)
Estimated birth year: 1867
Birthplace: Alabama
Race: White
Relationship to head-of-house: Wife
Husband: William HOBBS b. Jan. 1857 MS - Occupation: rents a farm
Image source: Year: 1900; Census Place: Township 6, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory; Page: 28A; Enumeration District: 127.
dau. ?Oxford E.? b. Jul 1887 TX
son ?William F.? b. Jul 1889 TX
son ?Elmer? b. Dec 1892 TX
son ?Delmar? b. Dec. 1892 TX
dau ?Nannie? P. b. Oct. 1895 TX
son ?unreadable? C. b. Apr 1896 TX
?son - unreadable? b. Sep 1898 ?OK?
son John R. Hobbs b. Sep 1899 IT

1910 census:
William W Hobbs
Age in 1910: 52
Estimated birth year: 1857
Birthplace: Mississippi (parents b. GA)
Home in 1910: Odell Twp, Marshall Co., OK
Owns his farm
Page: 246B
Married 24 years to Mollie D. Hobbs 43 who had 12 children - 12 living in 1910:
William F. 19 b. TX
Elmer 17 b. TX (m. Kemp, Lena)
Delmer 17 b. TX (m. Dake, Bonnie Mrs.)
Minnie 15 b. TX
Roye C. 13 b. TX
Harvey 12 b. OK
John 10 b. OK
Eunice 7 b. OK
?Tomie? (son) 6 b. OK
Annie 4 b. OK
Myrtle 1yr & 9/12 months b. OK

1920 census:
William Hobbs has apparently died because Mollie Hobbs 53 b. AL was listed as head of the household in Marshall Co., OK, still in Odell Twp. Her children still at home were Harvey Y. 22 b. OK, Una 17 TX, Looney 16 OK, and Agnes 14 OK. Her twin sons, Delmer and Elmer, 27, lived in Taliaferro, Marshall Co., OK. Myrtle, 17, lived in Willis, Marshall Co., OK and Will, 29 b. TX, lived in Kingston, Marshall Co., OK.

Jackie McInnis posted to WorldConnect, in a tree called "HOBBS-ADKINS and Related Families Throughout the South", the following (appears to be Wm. W. Hobbs family):
William Hobbs
Sex: M
Birth: 1827 in GA
Death: AFT. 1880 in TX
Father: Robert Hobbs b: 1797 in NC
Mother: Jane Scrimshire b: ABT. 1805 in GA
Marriage 1 Senna b: ABT. 1829 in GA
Married: ABT. 1851
1. T.R. Hobbs b: 1852
2. A.T. Hobbs b: 1854
3. C.C. Hobbs b: 1856
4. WILLIAM W. HOBBS b: 1857 in MS
Marriage 2 Henrietta BOX b: 2 JAN 1843 in GA
Married: ABT. 1862 in MS
1. Simeon Benjamin Hobbs b: 1864 in MS
2. Harvey Y Hobbs b: SEP 1867 in MS
3. Elizabeth Florence Hobbs b: 4 SEP 1869 in Greenvile, Hunt Co., TX (m. Samuel Houston Quiett 3 Aug 1887 in Wolf City, Hunt Co., TX. She was b. 4 Sept 1869 in Greenville,TX and died 03 Mar 1948 in Dunn, TX. according to a post at Hobbs GenForum list by Judith Quiett Parker)
4. David C. Hobbs b: 1873 in Hunt Co., TX
5. Wesley G Hobbs b: 1878 in Hunt Co., TX

Any help greatly appreciated,
Janice Mauldin Castleman

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