Frances McMullen

F, #680, (1806 - 1900)
Frances McMullen|b. 1 Jul 1806\nd. 12 Apr 1900|p680.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|John McMullan|b. 1740\nd. Dec 1817|p1032.htm|Theodosia B. Beazley|b. May 1755|p1068.htm|||||||

Relationship=Great-grandaunt of James Monroe Dobbs Jr.
Last Edited=8 Nov 2009

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Frances McMullen was born on July 1, 1806 in Elbert County, Georgia. She was the daughter of Patrick McMullan and Sarah Walker. She married Asa Dobbs, son of Josiah Dobbs and Luzanna, on October 18, 1826 in Elbert County, Georgia.1 She died on April 12, 1900 in Cartersville, Georgia, at age 93.

From her obituary in an unnamed area newspaper (The Journal), April 12, 1900: "Mrs. Franci(e)s Dobbs Dead.- A Remarkable Woman and One of the Oldest Citizens of Bartow County - (Special Dispatch to the Journal) CARTERVILLE, Ga., April 12 -- A most remarkable woman, Mrs. Frances Dobbs, was laid to rest yesterday in the cemetery. She was born in July 1806, and had she lived until next July she would have been 95 years old. She has outlived all of her family and even all of her children. Her mind has been perfectly clear up to last Saturday, and she could talk intelligently of events happening in the early years of the century. Her death occurred Monday night, the result of a wearing out of her life. She is survived by John H. Dobbs, Mrs. T.A. Haney, John A., W.G., J.M. and C.C. Dobbs, Mrs. Todd and Miss Anna Dobbs, her grandchildren, and 16 great-grandchildren. She was born in Elbert County and has been a member of the Baptist Church since 1854. She was the widow of Asa Dobbs, who moved to Bartow County 60 years ago and lived here 20 years [actually about 14] before his death."

Census

1850Big Shanty, Cobb County, GeorgiaFrances McMullen and Asa Dobbs appeared on the census of 1850 in Big Shanty, Cobb County, Georgia, - listed in the same household: William S. Dobbs, Elizabeth H. Dobbs and John M. Dobbs.2
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Descendants of John Dobbs
Descendants of John McMullan

Children of Frances McMullen and Asa Dobbs

Citations

  1. [S56] Jordan Dodd, Georgia Marriages to 1850 ([database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com) ,. Electronic transcription of marriage records held by individual counties in Georgia.
  2. [S54] 1850 United States Census (Free Schedule), Cobb Co., Georgia (Washington: National Archives And Records Adminstration) ,.
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