Biography of George W. Hobart
Yates County, NY Biographies





Hobart, George W., son of Walter P. and Rachel (Clark) Hobart, was born April 13, 1844, in Potter, N. Y., was educated at the common schools, and enlisted at Penn Yan, August 30, 1862, in the Forty fourth Regiment New York Infantry. He participated in the battles of Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Rappahannock Station, Mine Run, Gettysburg, the Wilderness and Laurel Hill. At the latter place he was wounded in the head and hip joint on May 8, 1864, and was also wounded in the thigh at Gettysburg, Pa., on July 2, 1863. Mr. Hobart has been supervisor of this town for one term, and for two terms has been commander of Post 93, G. A. R., at Penn Yan, N. Y. He married, October 4, 1869, Sarah Adelaide, daughter of James T. Davis, and their children are Mary Lucile, Grace Aneata, Castella Nette, and Julia. Mr. Hobart is a Republican in politics, and both he and his family are members of the M. E. Church of Yatesville, N. Y. He is one of the successful farmers of Jerusalem.

From:
History of Yates County, N. Y.
with illustrations and biographical sketches
of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
Edited by: Lewis Cass Aldrich
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1892


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