Seth Dabbs

1844–
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
1844–
Rebecca ' Becky' Reeves
1838–1933
Marriage: 15 August 1865
Albert Lee Dabbs
1867–1951
Alma Dabbs
1867–
Richard Coy Dabbs
1870–1941
John W Dabbs
1874–
Joseph Ceph Dabbs
1875–1957

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 August 1865
Lewis, Tennessee, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Anthony Dabbs

    Male1836–Male

    Elizabeth Jane Dabbs

    Female1839–Female

    Male1841–1915Male

    Male1844–Male

    Mary Ann Dobbs

    Female1846–1909Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846

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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