William Dobson

about 1722–26 June 1804 (Age 82)
Willington, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

William Dobson was born about 1722, in Willington, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom as the son of Edward Dobson and Prudence. He married Ann Atterton on 14 September 1747, in Willington, Bedfordshire, England. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 26 June 1804, in Sandy, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 82.

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William Dobson
1722–1804
Ann Atterton
1723–1754
Marriage: 14 September 1747
Elizabeth Dobson
1750–
Henry Dobson
1751–1751
William Dobson
1753–
Elizabeth Dobson
1754–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 September 1747
Willington, Bedfordshire, England
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Edward Dobson

    MaleMale

    Prudence

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (1)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 79

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Dobbe . This is also established in Ireland, notably County Leitrim.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Dobson in entry for William Dobson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • William Dobson in entry for Henry Dobson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • William Dobson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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