William Brown Dobelbower

26 September 1823–21 April 1911 (Age 87)
Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of William Brown

When William Brown Dobelbower was born on 26 September 1823, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Charles Dobelbower, was 34 and his mother, Mary Crawford, was 29. He married Emily Adaline Tigard on 5 February 1854. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. His occupation is listed as carpenter, farmer in Rainier, Columbia, Oregon, United States. He died on 21 April 1911, in Rainier, Columbia, Oregon, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Knights of Pythias Cemetery, Rainier, Columbia, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Brown Dobelbower
Emily Adaline Tigard
Marriage: 5 February 1854
Charles C Dobelbower
Fred W Dobelbower
Alice Leona Dobelbower
William B Dobelbower
Robert F Dobelbower
Lilly M Dobelbpwer
Lewis H Dobelbower

Spouse and Children

5 February 1854


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Parents and Siblings

    Charles Dobelbower


    Mary Crawford




    Charles Frederick Dobelbower


    John Colcord Dobelbower


    James Crawford Dobelbower


    Lewis Henry Dobelbower


    Charles Dobelbower


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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 7

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Age 23

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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Sources (3)

  • William B Dobelbowen, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William B Dobelbower in household of William I Dietz, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William B Dobelbower, "United States Veterans Administration Pension Payment Cards, 1907-1933"

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