Sara Allena Dobson

1837–21 April 1870 (Age 33)
Carroll, Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of Sara Allena

When Sara Allena Dobson was born in 1837, in Carroll, Georgia, United States, her father, John Ferdinand Dobson, was 29 and her mother, Elizabeth Chambers, was 23. She married John Thomas Hawkins on 13 October 1857, in Carrollton, Carroll, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 21 April 1870, in Carroll, Georgia, United States, at the age of 33, and was buried in Carroll, Georgia, United States.

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John Thomas Hawkins
Sara Allena Dobson
Marriage: 13 October 1857
James Hawkins
Joseph Theodore Hawkins
Thomas Hawkins
Camlah Hawkins
William Ferdinand Hawkins
Mary Elizabeth Hawkins
Martha Josephine Hawkins
Nancy Elenor “Allena” Hawkins

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 October 1857Carrollton, Carroll, Georgia, United States
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    World Events (6)

    1838 · Orders No. 25 Removes Cherokees
    Age 1
    A small group of Cherokees from Georgia voluntarily migrated to the Indian Territory. The remaining Cherokees in Georgia resisted the mounting pressure to leave. In 1838, U.S. President Martin Van Buren ordered U.S. troops to remove the Cherokee Nation. The troops gathered the Cherokees and marched them and other Native Americans from North Carolina, Tennessee, and Alabama along what is now known as “The Trail of Tears.” Approximately 5,000 Cherokees died on their way to Indian Territory.
    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 24
    Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Dob(b), a rhyming pet form of Robert (see Dobbe ), + -son.

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

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    Sources (6)

    • Sarah A Hawkins in household of John T Hawkins, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Sarah A. Dobson, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
    • Nancy Dofson in entry for Nancy Elenor Barnes, "Georgia Deaths, 1914-1927"

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