Hobson Genealogy - Eastern North Carolina
Welcome to my Hobson web pages. This name is also spelled Hopson and may be connected to the Hopton surname as well.
My most recent Hobson ancestor is Rebecca Hobson (c1808-1862) who married Richard Roberts ca 1824 in Wayne Co., NC. Rebecca appears to be a child of Henry Hobson (bef 1765-c1813) and Fairlise Braddy who married 1801 in Duplin Co., NC.
Henry Hobson's parents are unknown.
Hobson DNA Project - Use DNA testing to break down your genealogical brick walls and find out which genetic branch of the family you are part of. Click link for details. I'm not involved in the Hobson project, but I highly recommend it. No one from my line has tested so far.
Hobson is the 1,820th most common surname in America, Hopson is the 2,256th most common. (Source: Name Statistics)