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Sebastian Boston Hoblit

Male 1774 - 1859  (85 years)


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  • Name Sebastian Boston Hoblit  [1, 2
    Born 13 Feb 1774  , Fayette, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 22 Mar 1774 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 03 Mar 1859  Bellbrook, Greene, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Primitive Baptist Cemetery, Bellbrook, Greene, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I1690  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2014 

    Father Johannes Michael Hoblit,   b. 28 Aug 1731, Todtnau, Lorrach, Baden-Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 May 1795, Woodford County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Anna Catharine Weigel,   b. Abt 1755, , York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1820, Wilmington, Clinton, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 1770  , York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F433  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Sarah Elizabeth Middleton,   b. 31 Mar 1771,   d. 09 Oct 1831, Sugar Creek Township, Greene County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 17 Jul 1792  , Woodford, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Hoblit,   b. 1794, Versailles, Woodford, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Died as an infant Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Jane Hoblit,   b. 1795, , , Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Isabel N. Hoblit,   b. 27 Sep 1796, , , Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Jun 1854, , Jackson, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     4. John Hoblit,   b. 1798, Circleville, Pickaway, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1859, Lincoln, Logan, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     5. Merritt Hoblit,   b. 14 May 1800, Centerville, Montgomery, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1877, Baptist Cemetery, Bellbrook, Greene, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     6. Elizabeth Hoblit,   b. 04 Mar 1802, Centerville, Montgomery, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1883  (Age 81 years)
     7. Rebecca Hoblit,   b. 1804, , Greene, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1878  (Age 74 years)
     8. William Hoblit,   b. 13 Aug 1808, , Greene, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1874, , Greene, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     9. Joshua Hoblit,   b. 1810, , Greene, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Benjamin Hoblit,   b. 1813, Sugar Creek Township, Greene, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Mar 1901, Blackcreek Township, Mercer, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Family ID F692  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Lydia Sayre 
    Married 13 Dec 1833  , Montgomery, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F693  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Born and brought up in Kentucky, Boston Hoblet lived in Greene, Hamilton and Montgomery counties, Ohio. He emigrated from KY to Ohio with his wife, Sarah, on horseback about 1798. They first settled about one half mile north of Centerville, Ohio. In 1803 he moved to Bellbrook in Greene County.
      ....from an article by B.F. Vaughan, Centerville, OH, printed for a Hoblet reunion

      Boston Hoblet appears on the following tax lists:
      Northwest Territory, Ohio, 1800
      Greene Co., OH, Miami Township, 1809
      Greene Co., OH, Sugar Creek Township, 1810

      Boston Hoblet was named after his grandfather, Sebastian Wiegle. He was called So..bostian, which became "Boston."

      Sources:
      Greene Co., OH cemetery inscriptions, Vol IV
      Probate file on his son, John Hoblet, Logan Co., IL
      Family History Library - IGI
      Ohio Tax Lists
      Probate file of Boston Hoblet, Greene Co., OH, file box 18, Adm. p. 383
      DAR application of Patti Bowman Silvestri (Nat'l No. 666863)
      Joseph L. Hoblit manuscript (1983)

      Inscriptions in Primitive Baptist Cemetery, southwest of Bellbrook, Greene, Ohio:
      Hoblit, William 31 Dec 1874, age 66 years 5 months 18 days.
      Letitia 1808-1864
      Hoblit, Merit 26 August 1877, age 77 years.
      Anna, wife, September 8, 1881 age 79 years.
      Hoblet, Infant of Boston and Sarah. No date given.
      Boston (Veteran) March 3, 1859, age 85 years.
      Sarah Oct 9 1831, age 60 years.

      REF: http://www.historicgeorgetown.org/family/hhoblit.html
      From "The History of Warren County, Ohio", G977.176 W252 GEA.

      1. BOSTON HOBLIT was born in Maryland. He married ELIZABETH, born in Virginia. They located in Greene County, Ohio, between 1790 and 1800, being among the first settlers of the county; opened out right in the woods, braving all the trials and dangers of those early days. They had a son:
      11. MERITT HOBLIT
      Boston remained and died on the farm where he first settled, living to a very advanced old age; he died about 1850; he was a soldier in the war of 1812.; was quite a prominent man in his day, and held several offices; was Constable and County Trustee.

      11. MERITT HOBLIT was born in Ohio, about 1800. He married ANNA SACKET, a daughter of Cyrus Sacket and wife, Nancy, natives of Pennsylvania. Meritt and Anna had twelve children:
      111. SARAH HOBLIT
      112. NANCY HOBLIT
      113. BOSTON HOBLIT
      114. WILLIAM H. HOBLIT
      115. DAVID HOBLIT
      116. BENJAMIN HOBLIT
      + SIX OTHERS
      Meritt died in July, 1877. Anna was still living at the home place in 1880.

      111. SARAH HOBLIT married a HAGERMAN and lived in Auglaise County.

      112. NANCY HOBLIT married a BOWMAN.

      113. BOSTON HOBLIT, no data.

      114. WILLIAM H. HOBLIT was born in Greene County, Ohio, 13 February, 1834. On 19 July, 1863, he married REBECCA M. THOMAS, born 18 December, 1837, a daughter of Edward P. Thomas and Abigail Benham. Edward was a native of Ohio, and Abigail of Pennsylvania, a daughter of James and Lydia Benham. (See also file on THOMAS). William and Rebecca had twin children:
      1141. LUVILLIE MACGRUDER HOBLIT
      1142. VALENTINE MONTERVILLE HOBLIT

      115. DAVID HOBLIT, No data.

      116. BENJAMIN HOBLIT, No data.

      1141. LUVILLIE (LUVILLA) MACGRUDER HOBLIT was born 29 May, 1864. She married PERRY WILLIAM HARTSOCK. They had a son:
      11411. JESSE VALENTINE HARTSOCK
      Luvillie died in childbirth. (See HERZOG, HARTSOCK).

      1142. VALENTINE MONTERVILLE HOBLIT, no data.

      11411. JESSE VALENTINE HARTSOCK, no data.

      Was Boston in the War of 1812?

  • Sources 
    1. [S61] History of Greene County, Ohio, Robinson, George F. 1838 - 1901, (Name: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company; Date: 1902;), 321.
      Hoblet, Boston, Sugar Creek, 1804; died March 3, 1859, aged eighty-five; buried in Baptist graveyard, Bellbrook, Ohio.

    2. [S133] The History of Clinton County, Ohio, (Name: W. H. Beers & Co. 1882;), F 497 C55 H5., 543.
      In what is now the Centerville neighborhood, he (Timothy Bennet) found his brother-in-law, Soboston Hoblitt, and a number of his old neighbors in New Jersey and his recent neighbors in Kentucky, as the Nutts, Robbins, Becks, and Archers, who had settled there three years before (1797).

    3. [S61] History of Greene County, Ohio, Robinson, George F. 1838 - 1901, (Name: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company; Date: 1902;), 321.