Capt Joshua Hobart 1071
- Born: 9 Oct 1614, Hingham, Co Norfolk, England 1073
- Christened: 9 Oct 1614, Hingham, Co Norfolk, England 1071
- Marriage (1): Ellen Ibrook on 14 Mar 1638 in Cambridge, MA 1071,1072
- Died: 28 Jul 1682, Hingham, Mass. at age 67 1071
- Buried: 29 Jul 1682, Hingham, Mass. 1074
Noted events in his life were:
• Charlestown, 1633-1636, Charlestown, Mass. 1075 Joshua was in Charlestown and admitted to the church in 1633. He had two acres of planting ground 1635-36 and was in the "list" 1635-36.
• Various, 1634-1682, Hingham, Mass. 1076,1077 Joshua was a son of Edmund, lived in Hingham, was admitted freeman 1634, member of the Artillery Company 1641, Representative 1643, twenty-five years, Speaker of the House 1674. His children were Joshua, Enoch and probably Solomon and two daughters.
Although the town of Hingham was incorporated in 1635, the colonists didn't get around to negotiating purchase from the Wampanoag , the Native American tribe in the region, until three decades later. On July 4, 1665, the tribe's chief sachem, Josiah Wompatuck, sold the township to Capt. Joshua Hobart (brother of Rev. Peter Hobart) and Ensign John Thaxter, representatives of Hingham's colonial residents.
Joshua married Ellen Ibrook, daughter of Richard Ibrook and Margaret, on 14 Mar 1638 in Cambridge, MA 1071.,1072 (Ellen Ibrook was christened on 10 Nov 1622 in Southwold, Co Suffolk, England 1071 and died on 25 Jul 1700 in Hingham, Mass. 1071.)