Thomas Union Dobbs

M, #1573, (1843 - 1937)
Thomas Union Dobbs|b. 13 Oct 1843\nd. 18 Apr 1937|p1573.htm|Fortunatus N. Dobbs|b. 1808\nd. 29 Jan 1889|p1565.htm|Margaret A. Wallace|b. 1810|p1566.htm|||||||||||||

Last Edited=29 Nov 2009
Thomas Union Dobbs was born on October 13, 1843 in Georgia.2 He was the son of Fortunatus N. Dobbs and Margaret A. Wallace.1 He married Mary Wesson about 1868.2 He died on April 18, 1937 in Georgia at age 93.2

He May have served in company F, 23d regiment Georgia Volunteer Infantry. Dobbs, Thomas- private August 31, 1861 . Wounded in right arm, necessitating amputation, at Sharpsburg, Md. September 17, 1862. Absent, wounded, close of war. (See also Thomas J. Dobbs, Thomas Dobbs and Thomas Dobbs).3


1870Cedar Town, Polk County, GeorgiaThomas Union Dobbs and Mary Wesson appeared on the census of 1870 in Cedar Town, Polk County, Georgia, - listed in the same household: Margaret Dobbs.4

Children of Thomas Union Dobbs and Mary Wesson

  • Margaret Dobbs (1869 - )
  • John William Fortunatus Dobbs (1871 - 1964)
  • Sarah E. Dobbs (1873 - )
  • Thomas Cornelius Dobbs+ (1876 - 1961)


  1. [S145] 1850 United States Census (Free Schedule), Cherokee Co., Georgia (Washington: National Archives And Records Adminstration) ,.
  2. [S384] "The Dobbs / Yancey Connection And Other Miscellaneous Dobbs Info From The Family Of Fortunatus N. Dobbs (GA)", 4/21/2009, Jan Dobbs, to Mike DeBacker ; . Hereinafter cited as "The Dobbs / Yancey Connection."
  3. [S190] Muster Roll of Co. F, 23rd Reg Georgia Volunteer Infantry, Army of Tennessee (CSA), online
  4. [S146] 1870 United States Census, Polk Co., Georgia (Washington: National Archives And Records Administration) ,.