Thomas Dobbie

26 August 1791–
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Dobbie was born on 26 August 1791, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, his father, William Dobbie, was 32 and his mother, Elisabeth Struthers, was 30. He married Marion Campbell on 11 December 1812. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter.

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Thomas Dobbie
Marion Campbell
Marriage: 11 December 1812
William Dobbie
Thomas Dobbie
Grace Dobbie

Spouse and Children


    Marion Campbell


11 December 1812


    William Dobbie


    Thomas Dobbie


    Grace Dobbie


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 11

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.

Age 24

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1822 · Visit of King George IV to Scotland organized by Sir Walter Scott.

Age 31

The Visit of King George IV was organized by Sir Walter Scott two years after the Radical War ended. For the celebration of the visit, the creation of the Tartan Kilts came about and were worn by all men attending the celebration. These types of kilts have become part of Scotland's national identity.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: from a pet form of the personal name Robert .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Dobbie in entry for William Dobbie, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Thomas Dobbie in entry for Thomas Dobbie, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Thomas Dobbie in entry for Grace Dobbie, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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