|b. 1633||Hingham, Co Norfolk||[Hobart1 42]|
|d. 26 March 1692||Hingham Mass||[Hobart1 42]|
|m. before 1658|
|b. bp 13 October 1604||Hingham, Co Norfolk||[Hobart1 117]|
|d. 20 January 1678/9||Hingham Mass||[Hobart1 117]|
 Elizabeth Ibrook
|b. bp 31 August 1608||Southwold, Co Suffolk||[Hobart1 117]|
|d. December 1645||Hingham Mass||[Hobart1 117]|
He came to New England 8 June 1635 and united with the church in Charlestown 30 August and remained until late autumn. Moved to Hingham and gathered a church there. Admitted as a freeman 2 September 1635 and later that month, settled as the pastor of the church. Salary in 1648 was 70 pounds. In 1651, the town voted that he should nave "five score pounds a year". In 1645, a fierce controversey: first imposed a fine of 2 pounds; then fined 20 pounds finding that "he seemed to be ill-affected toward this government and that his speaches tended to sedition and contempt for authority".
He married second, Rebecca, daughter of Joseph and Rebecca (Clark) Peck, June 1646 [TAG 27:94-5]. 5 of his sons were educated at Harvard and 4 were ministers. 17 children. He died at Hingham, 20 January 1679.
[TAG 12:132-3] Married first EI; married second Rebecca, a daughter of Joseph and Rebecca (Clark) Peck (sister of Mary Gilman) who was baptized 25 May 1620.
[NEHGR 121:203] "Peter Hobart my hon'd father died the twentieth day of January about 10 of the Clock at night being monday and was buried on thursday ye 23 day in the 75 year of his age being 53 years a labourer in the work of the ministrie."
|b. prob 1574||Hingham, Co Norfolk||[Hobart1 3]|
|d. 8 March 1645/6||Hingham Mass||[TAG 27:94-95]|
|m. 1597||[Hobart1 3]|
 Margeret Dewey
|d. 1633/4||Hingham Mass||[TAG 27:94-5]|
For religious reasons, and although 60 years of age, he and his wife and their children, Rebecca, Sarah, and Joshua, and their servant Henry Gibbs, landed at Charlestown Mass about the middle of May 1633. He became a member of the Congregational Church 19 August 1633 and they qualified according to the law then existing to take the freemans oath, to vote, to hold office and to enjoy full municipal rights. EH was on the grand jury for the year commencing 19 September 1637. He was appointed by the general court 6 September 1638 "a commissioner to try small causes" in the town of Hingham. This appointment - equivalent to that of the justice of the peace at the present time - was renewed 22 May 1639 and 2 June 1641. He was appointed by the general court 16 June 1639 a member of a committee yo levy a tax of one thousand pounds on the 12 towns then organized. He was chosen the representative of his town in the General Court in 1639-42. He married second Ann the widow of Rev. John Lyford. There were 9 children.
[TAG 27:94-5] EH married first MD; married second Sarah Oakley, 10 October 1634.
Dewayne E. Perry
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