Herbert Dobbins

6 October 1922–18 October 2003 (Age 81)
Braxton, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Herbert

When Herbert Dobbins was born on 6 October 1922, in Braxton, West Virginia, United States, his father, Albert Walker Dobbins, was 38 and his mother, Sarah Ella Shock, was 30. He lived in Otter Magisterial District, Braxton, West Virginia, United States in 1930 and Center Magisterial District, Gilmer, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 18 October 2003, in Braxton, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Braxton, West Virginia, United States.

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Albert Walker Dobbins
Sarah Ella Shock
Susan Annie Dobbins
Luvina Jane Dobbins
Herbert Dobbins
Edward Edsel Dobbins
Bessie Dobbins
Elaine Tracy Dobbins

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    Susan Annie Dobbins


    Luvina Jane Dobbins




    Bessie Dobbins


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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 1

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 22

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic meaning ‘son of Robin’ ( see Dobbin ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Herbert Dobbins in household of Henry Cottrill, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Herbert Dobbins in household of Walker Dobbins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Herbert Dobbins in household of Walker Dobbins, "United States Census, 1930"

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