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Biographical Sketch of William C. Hobart

William C. Hobart, a retired carpenter of North Charlestown, Sullivan County, N.H., was born in Hebron, N.H. In early life he went to Unity, where in 1848 he purchased a farm; and he was successfully engaged in farming in that town for twenty years. In 1870 he removed to Charlestown, where he now resides. He is a carpenter by trade, and until late years has done a great deal of building in Charlestown and the vicinity. He holds membership in the Claremont and Charlestown Masonic Lodge, No. 12. He is also a prominent member of the Methodist church, of which he has been steward for many years. In 1853 he married Emily Hunton, of Unity; and they had one child-Frank Hunton Hobart, born in 1858, who died in infancy. His wife dying, in 1868 Mr. Hobart married for his second wife Mrs. Spencer, widow of George P. Spencer, M.D., and daughter of Harvey Brigham, of Unity, a representative of one of the oldest and best Mr. Hobart has retired from active work at his trade, but is still regarded as one of the useful and substantial citizens of the town.

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