Seth Dabbs

Wayne, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Seth

When Seth Dabbs was born in 1844, in Wayne, Tennessee, United States, his father, Richard Dabbs, was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth Edwards, was 26. He married Rebecca ' Becky' Reeves on 15 August 1865, in Lewis, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. He lived in District 3, Grainger, Tennessee, United States in 1880. He registered for military service in 1863.

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Family Time Line

Seth Dabbs
Rebecca ' Becky' Reeves
Marriage: 15 August 1865
Albert Lee Dabbs
Alma Dabbs
Richard Coy Dabbs
John W Dabbs
Joseph Ceph Dabbs

Spouse and Children

15 August 1865
Lewis, Tennessee, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Anthony Dabbs


    Elizabeth Jane Dabbs




    Mary Ann Dobbs


+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

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

Age 2

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 31

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from Dabb .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Seth Dobbs in household of M E Blackline, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Seth Dobbs in household of Richard Dobbs, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Seth Dabbs in household of Richard Dabbs, "United States Census, 1850"

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