Starting Sept. 5, 2014, will be making a big change. GenForum message boards, Family Tree Maker homepages, and the most popular articles will be preserved in a read-only format, while several other features will no longer be available, including member subscriptions and the Shop.
Learn more

Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Regional: U.S. States: North Carolina Genealogy Forum

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

Looking for parents of William H Dobson abt 1828-1891
Posted by: Jo Gessford (ID *****5238) Date: November 28, 2012 at 22:16:57
  of 38493

William H Dobson born abt 1828 in Virginia (per census) married Martha Ann (Annie) Cripe Aug 14 1856 in Rochester, Fulton County, Indiana. Her sister, Elizabeth R married Joseph W Dobson 3 May 1860 also in Rochester, Indiana. Were they brothers or cousins? Both Dobsons fought for the north in the Civil War and seemed to have mustered out in Bloomington, Illinois. Joseph died there 7 Sept 1878. He was an Engineer and owned quite a bit of property. They had 5 children, William A, Franklin, Caroline, Lillian and Charles Madison. William H and Annie, my Great Grandparents, were living in Columbia, Van Buren, Michigan by the 1870 census. William was a carpenter. They also had 5 children, Charles H, Lincoln A, my Great Grandfather, Minnie B, Dr Frederick Albert Dobson and Mabel Ann. William died 13 Feb 1891 in Columbia, Michigan. According the census Williams father was born in North Carolina and according to Williamís death certificate his father was William H Dobson Sr. I have been searching for Williamís parents to no avail.

Notify Administrator about this message?
No followups yet

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network