Absolum James Dolberry

Male16 October 1857–4 November 1936

Brief Life History of Absolum James

When Absolum James Dolberry was born on 16 October 1857, in Jackson, Alabama, United States, his father, Absalom Dolberry, was 35 and his mother, Deborah Sanders, was 34. He married Delila Frances Precise on 27 July 1885, in Jackson, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Eastland, Texas, United States in 1920 and Eastland, Eastland, Texas, United States in 1930. He died on 4 November 1936, in Eastland, Texas, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Eastland, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Absolum James Dolberry
Delila Frances Precise
Marriage: 27 July 1885
William Lafayette Absalom Dolberry
Debbie Jane Dolberry
Jesse Washington Dolberry
Lula Arminda Dolberry
Mary Liza Viola Dolberry
Sarah Eva Elisabeth Dolberry
James Ambers Dolberry
Earnest Dalberry
Annie Delila Dolberry
Robert Rorax Dolberry
Myrtle Mae Dolberry
Pearl Bea Dolberry
Dovie Lavanda Dolberry

Sources (15)

  • Absalum Dolberry in household of Absalom Dolberry, "United States Census, 1860"
  • A. J. Dolberry, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Absolm Dolberry in entry for William Lafayette Absolm Dolberry, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 July 1885Jackson, Alabama, United States
  • Children (14)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 6

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


    Age 18

    Historical Boundaries: 1875: Eastland, Texas, United States

    1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

    Age 24

    Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.

    Name Meaning

    Probably English: variant of Dolbeare .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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