Hobbs, Henry

Battle:Battle of Dunbar in Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland
Ship/Arrival:Unity, Dec 1650
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Published: 15 Sep 2018, Updated: 30 Nov 2018
Page contributors: Ray Dusek, Dr. Andrew Millard, Teresa Rust

According to, Christopher Gerrard, Pam Graves, Andrew Millard, Richard Annis, and Anwen Caffell, in, Lost Lives, New Voices: Unlocking the Stories of the Scottish Soldiers at the Battle of Dunbar 1650, (England: Oxbow Books, 2018), on page 253, Henry is categorized as:

Possible [that he is a Dunbar prisoner transported on the Unity]

Hobbs, Henry. Residences: Dover NH. Appears: 1657. D.1698. Appears at Dover at the same time as Scots likely to have been prisoners, and employed in the same mill. The surname, however, is not distinctively Scottish. [Exiles]

For explanations of the category, abbreviations and references see List of Dunbar prisoners from Lost Lives, New Voices.

Sources and Notes:
From Ray Dusek:
“Here are the sources for Henry Hobbs:
Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire
History of Rockingham and Strafford Counties, New Hampshire: with biographical sketches of many of its pioneers and prominent…
Maine, Marriage Index, 1670-1921
Pioneers on Maine rivers
U.S., New England Marriages Prior to 1700