Robert J Dobbins

26 July 1857–9 December 1934 (Age 77)
Lyon, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Robert J

When Robert J Dobbins was born on 26 July 1857, in Lyon, Kentucky, United States, his father, William Thomas Dobbins, was 27 and his mother, Mahala Oliver, was 27. He married America Gray on 27 December 1882, in Lyon, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Magisterial District 2 Kuttawa, Lyon, Kentucky, United States for about 20 years and Kuttawa, Lyon, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years. He died on 9 December 1934, in Lyon, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Eddyville, Lyon, Kentucky, United States.

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Robert J Dobbins
America Gray
Marriage: 27 December 1882
Bertha Dobbins

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    America Gray


27 December 1882
Lyon, Kentucky, United States


    Bertha Dobbins


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World Events (8)


Age 6

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

Age 9

Historical Boundaries - 1866: Lyon, Kentucky, United States
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 24

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic meaning ‘son of Robin’ ( see Dobbin ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert J Dobbs in household of William Dobbs, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Rob J Dobyns in household of William Dobyns, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Robert J Dobbins, "United States Census, 1900"

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