HOBART, HENRY F. (1842 - 1885)

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Santa Cruz Sentinel (February 12, 1885)
Henry F. Hobart
IOOF Cemetery in Santa Cruz

Wednesday morning at five o'clock Henry F Hobart died of consumption at the Kittridge House. The deceased was for many years editor and proprietor of the Beloit (Wisconsin) Free Press. He disposed of his business two years ago and sought to regain his shattered health. The deceased came to this city from Las Vegas, New Mexico three weeks ago. He first visited Santa Cruz Three years ago and was the cousin of Mrs. C.L. Anderson and Mrs. H. Fay. Mr. Hobart was forty-one years of age. Mrs. Hobart, his widow, and K Hobart, editor of the Railway Age (Chicago) were with him at the time of death. The funeral will take place today, and the remains will be temporarily buried in the IOOF Cemetery. They will be taken to Beloit when the widow and brother return east which they will do in a few months. The mother of the deceased died a year ago Wednesday.

Date of Birth: 1842

Date of Death: 1885-02-12

County: Santa Cruz

Cemetery/City of Burial: Santa Cruz Memorial Park

Plot: A82

Cause of Death: Pul/TB

Occupation: Nwsppr/Pub

Local Address: Kitteridge House

Last City: Santa Cruz

Native of: WI

Enlisted: 1864/05/11

Discharged: 1864/09/16

Military Unit: WI_ 40 Inf_ Co C

Rank: Sgt

Military Notes: R-Beloit_ M/O-Milwaukee

GAR#: N/R

Available records used to obtain information:
Cemetery records
Santa Cruz County death records
Military records
Santa Cruz and Monterey newspapers
Voter Records

CW Reference: SEN 1897/05/28

Creator: Nelson, Robert L.
Source: Old Soldier: the story of the Grand Army of the Republic in Santa Cruz County. Santa Cruz, CA: The Museum of Art & History, c2004.
Date: Undated
Coverage: Santa Cruz (County)
Rights: Reproduced by permission of Robert L. Nelson.
Identifier: OS-0467

Citation

Nelson, Robert L. “HOBART, HENRY F. (1842 - 1885).” Old Soldier: the story of the Grand Army of the Republic in Santa Cruz County. Santa Cruz, CA: The Museum of Art & History, c2004. SCPL Local History. https://history.santacruzpl.org/omeka/items/show/133443. Accessed 7 May 2021.