Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Jacob Dobyns

Male 1745 - 1798  (53 years)


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  • Name Jacob Dobyns 
    Born 11 Feb 1744/45  Chester County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Mar 1798  Surry County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I042199  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2019 

    Family Anne Marshall,   b. 26 Aug 1749, Augusta County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1824, Surry County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 1771  Augusta County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F16195  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • === Research notes by Donna Cooper

      Will of Jacob Dobbins
      20 Feb 1798, Surry Co., NC
      Home place of 220 acres to be divided among my youngest sons: William, Jacob, Thomas, & Joshua Dobbins.
      Wife, Ann Dobbins
      Son, John Dobbins
      Daughters: Ruth Lakey, Mary Dobbins, Ann Dobbins, Sarah and my youngest daughter Rebecca.
      Exrs: wife and Joseph Davis
      Witnes Benjamin Hutchens, William Hinshaw, Simon Hadley
      Prvd by: Hinshaw and Hadley
      Received in May Court of 1798, Surry Co., NC

      Encyclopedia of Quaker Genealogy, 1750-1930
      Dobbins, John Section : Encyclopedia of Quaker Genealogy, Vol I
      Page # : 351

      Encyclopedia of Quaker Genealogy, 1750-1930
      Dobbins, John Section : Encyclopedia of Quaker Genealogy, Vol I
      Page # : 808
      Encyclopedia of Quaker Genealogy, 1750-1930

      Dobbins, Jacob, Sr. Section : Encyclopedia of Quaker Genealogy, Vol I
      Page # : 975

      Will of Simon Hadley is dated 1 March 1803, Surry Co., NC.

      To my son Thomas Hadley to have and hold 310 acres of the home place. To my son Simon Hadley, JR., to have 330 acres that I now live on. To my wife, Bridgett to have the cleared land on the north side of the creek. To my four daughters different items. To my son-in-law, Thomas Lakey and wife Ann certain items. To my son-in-law Francis Baker and wife Patience certain items. To my son-in-law John Martin and wife Margaret certain items. To my son-in-law Joseph Marshill and wife Ruth certain items. To my grandsons John and Simon Martin, sons of John Martin to have and hold 200 acres adj to George Holcomb on Deep Creek .
      Exrs: Sons Thomas and Simon Hadley.
      Witness Joshua Hadley, Daniel Hough, and Moses Adams
      Provd by Hough and Adams
      Rec'd in May Court of Surry County in 1803.

      Census Index: U.S. Selected Counties, 1790
      Dobbins, Jacob State : NC.
      County : Surry Co.
      Year : 1790
      Page # : 185
      Age ranges in household : 02 males over 16 03 males under 16 06 females 00-00