James Monroe Dobbs

M, #643, (1822 - 1869)
James Monroe Dobbs|b. 23 Dec 1822\nd. 10 Sep 1869|p643.htm|David Dobbs|b. c 1792\nd. 1872|p614.htm|Elizabeth McMullan|b. 16 May 1800\nd. 6 Mar 1859|p612.htm|Josiah Dobbs|b. est 1765\nd. 1810|p639.htm|Luzanna|b. est 1770\nd. a 1820|p610.htm|Patrick McMullan|b. 15 Aug 1772\nd. 31 Aug 1836|p732.htm|Sarah Walker|b. bt 1743 - 1772\nd. 30 Oct 1818|p733.htm|

Relationship=Granduncle of James Monroe Dobbs Jr.
Last Edited=8 Nov 2009

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James Monroe Dobbs was born on December 23, 1822 in Elbert County, Georgia.1,2 He was the son of David Dobbs and Elizabeth McMullan. He married Maria Stanley, daughter of Dr. Lewis Stanley.3 He died on September 10, 1869 in Georgia at age 46.1,4 He was buried in Marietta City Cemetery, Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia.4

James Monroe Dobbs was also known as J. M. Dobbs. In 1846, James Monroe Dobbs served in Kennesaw Rangers during the War with Mexico. He initally held the rank of 1st Lieutenant and was later promoted to Major.5,6 He practiced law about 1860 in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee.7 From 1861 to 1863, James Monroe Dobbs served in 14th Regiment, Georgia Infantry.8 From 1863 to 1865, James Monroe Dobbs served in 3rd Confederate Calvary.8,9,10 He was a confederate prisoner of war and was captured, 15 October 1863, in Miegs Co., Tennessee and held prisoner from October, 1863 to 1865 in Camp Chase, Ohio.10 He was paroled on February 15, 1865 in POW camp, Point Lookout, Maryland.

Census

1860Chattanooga, Hamilton County, TennesseeJames Monroe Dobbs appeared on the census of 1860 in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee.7
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Descendants of John Dobbs
Descendants of John McMullan

Child of James Monroe Dobbs and Maria Stanley

Citations

  1. [S18] Shelly Dobbs Dooley, Descendants Of Josiah Dobbs (Descendancy Report with Notes), 1999.
  2. [S361] Goodspeed Publishing Co, History of East Tennessee (Tennessee: Goodspeed Publishing Co, 1887), "He was born in Elbert County, Ga., December 24, 1818, and died September 10, 1869.". Hereinafter cited as History of East Tennessee.
  3. [S361] Goodspeed Publishing Co, History of East Tennessee.
  4. [S52] Sarah B. G. Temple, The First Hundred Years, a short history of Cobb County, in Georgia (Marietta, GA: Cobb Landmarks & Historical Society, Inc., 1935), pg 615.
  5. [S52] Sarah B. G. Temple, The First Hundred Years, a short history of Cobb County, in Georgia (Marietta, GA: Cobb Landmarks & Historical Society, Inc., 1935), pg 529.
  6. [S361] Goodspeed Publishing Co, History of East Tennessee, "was a major of Cobb's company of Georgia Rangers during the Mexican war. He was a brave soldier and participated in all the principal battles of that war."
  7. [S327] 1860 United States Census (Free Schedule), Hamilton Co., Tennessee (Washington: National Archives And Records Administration) ,.
  8. [S342] National Park Service, U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 [database on-line] (n.p.: Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007. Original data: National Park Service, Civil War Soldiers and Sailors, unknown publish date).
  9. [S332] Ancestry.com, Civil War Prisoner of War Records, 1861-1865 (n.p.: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007.Original data - Selected Records of the War Department Commissary General of Prisoners Relating to Federal Prisoners of War Confined at Andersonville, GA, 1864-65; (National Archives, unknown publish date).
  10. [S331] Ancestry.com, Confederate Service Records, 1861-1865 (n.p.: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007.Original data - Compiled Service Records of the Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations Raised Directly by the Confederate Government; (National Archives Microfilm Publicatio, unknown publish date).
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