Biography of Adam A. Hobkirk
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Hobkirk, Adam A., Waddington, was born in Waddington, April 7, 1839, a son of Adam Hobkirk. He was reared on a farm and educated in the common schools of Waddington. He engaged in farming and has always followed that occupation. He now owns 136 acres of land and his principal business is dairying. He married, October 12, 1876, Margaret Rutherford, of Waddington, born September 24, 1838, a daughter of William Rutherford, a native of Scotland, born in 1784, and came to Waddington in 1832. His wife was Christy Forsythe, of Scotland, and they had five sons and five daughters. He was a shepherd while in Scotland, and a farmer in Waddington. He died in April, 1873, and his wife September 13, 1881, aged eighty six years Mr. Hobkirk and wife have had four children: Bessie F., Ella C., William A., and Alexander F. He is a Republican in politics, and he and family are members of the Scotch Presbyterian church.

Also see Thomas F. Hobkirk, Adam J. Hobkirk

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