Joe Thomas Dobbs

2 September 1888–25 February 1954 (Age 65)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Joe Thomas

When Joe Thomas Dobbs was born on 2 September 1888, in Mississippi, United States, his father, Jesse Jarvis Dobbs, was 46 and his mother, Nancy Elizabeth Wilson, was 44. He married Ruth Agnes Blasingame on 13 March 1907, in Choctaw, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Webster, Mississippi, United States in 1935 and Beat 4, Webster, Mississippi, United States in 1940. He died on 25 February 1954, in Mississippi, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Blythe Creek Cemetery, Reform, Choctaw, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joe Thomas Dobbs
Ruth Agnes Blasingame
Marriage: 13 March 1907
Joseph Walter Dobbs
Jessie Reed Dobbs
Lydia Evelyn Dobbs
Roland Dobbs
Marvin Dobbs
Elsie M Dobbs
Buck N Dobbs
Rassie Dobbs
Alice Dobbs
Elmer Dobbs
Charlie Pittman Dobbs

Spouse and Children

13 March 1907
Choctaw, Mississippi, United States


    Joseph Walter Dobbs


    Jessie Reed Dobbs


    Lydia Evelyn Dobbs


    Roland Dobbs


    Marvin Dobbs


+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 2

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 18

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic meaning ‘son of Robert’, common in central England ( see Dobb ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • J T Dobbs, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Joe T Dopps, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Joseph T Dobbs in household of Jesse J Dobbs, "United States Census, 1900"

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