Posted By:Ann Grainger
Subject:Dobbins-Benson Family of Rusk Co., Tx
Post Date:July 21, 2011 at 20:20:39
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Forum:Rusk County, TX Genealogy Forum
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ROBERT and ELIZABETH DOBBINS of KY, Coosa Co., AL, and Rusk Co., TX.

R. DOBBINS was on the 1840 US Census in Coosa Co., AL. His
son, JAMES B. DOBBINS, born about 1824, AL, married CATHERINE M. BENSON on February 9, 1847, Coosa Co., AL. She was born about 1825, GA.

ROBERT DOBBINS and family, son, JAMES DOBBINS and wife, and her widowed mother, CATHERINE BENSON (Sr.) were all on the 1850 US Census in Rush Co., TX.

By 1860 only JAMES DOBBINS, occupation: Shoemaker, with the wrong age, (younger) and his second wife, ANN ___ were shown still living in Rusk Co., TX. What was Ann's maiden name. What happened to ROBERT and ELIZABETH and the rest of their children? What happened to JAMES B. DOBBINS, and second wife, ANN, and all his children after the 1860 Census in Rusk Co., TX? Was JAMES's oldest son, ROBERT B. DOBBINS, born 1851, from first wife, CATHERINE M. BENSON?

Ann S. Grainger
Huntsville, AL