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Hobson, William



  • Existence: 1820 - 1891

biographical statement

LCNAF: NUCMC data from Swarthmore College Friends His. Lib. for His Papers, 1851-1891 |b (William Hobson, 1820-1891; Quaker minister and farmer, of North Carolina, Iowa, and Oregon)

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

A Memorandum of Scattergood

 Unprocessed Material — item: Legacy.138
Identifier: Legacy.138

Hobson Family Collection

 Collection — Box: MSB0009
Identifier: MS-19

William Hobson is credited with bringing Quakers to Newberg, Oregon, in the 1870s. This collection consists of biographies of William Hobson, his handwritten journal, and a transcript of his son Samuel's "Memories of Samuel Hobson", and other materials related to the early settlement of the area.

Dates: 1888-1968 ; Majority of material found within 1888 - 1968

Newberg Friends Church, 1878-1999

 Record Group
Identifier: 49
Summary The Newberg (Oregon) Monthly Meeting, organized in 1878, was first called the Chehalem Monthly Meeting. Membership had reached 356 by 1886. Though not fully completed, the new church held the opening sessions of the first annual convention of Oregon Yearly Meeting in 1893. Records consist of brochures, Twin Rocks and Tilikum campground papers, minutes, correspondence, misc. reports, financial records, newsletters, church bulletins, directories, membership records, photos, slides, written...
Dates: 1878-1999