Ellison A. Dobbs

M, #684, (1826 - )
Ellison A. Dobbs|b. 1826|p684.htm|Jesse Dobbs|b. 1793\nd. a 1850|p687.htm|Mary Prothro|b. 1801\nd. a 1860|p892.htm|Josiah Dobbs|b. est 1765\nd. 1810|p639.htm|Luzanna|b. est 1770\nd. a 1820|p610.htm|Nathaniel Prothro|b. c 1765\nd. 1823|p611.htm|Zilphia Morgan|b. 1770\nd. 1831|p606.htm|

Relationship=1st cousin 2 times removed of James Monroe Dobbs Jr.
Last Edited=16 Jan 2009


Ellison A. Dobbs was born in 1826 in Elbert County, Georgia.1 He was the son of Jesse Dobbs and Mary Prothro. He married Jane C. Hudson after 1854 in Georgia.

He was a Merchant in Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia, about 1860.1 He head of commissary department at GMI about 1860 in Marietta.2 From May 10, 1864 to May 20, 1865, Ellison A. Dobbs served in Battalion Of The Georgia Military Institute Cadets (Caper's Battalion) during the On the roster he is listed as Major Dobbs, Quartermaster and Commissary.3


1850Marietta, Cobb County, GeorgiaEllison A. Dobbs appeared on the census of 1850 in the household of David Dobbs and Elizabeth McMullan in Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia.4
Descendants of John Dobbs
Descendants of John Pruddo

Children of Ellison A. Dobbs and Jane C. Hudson

  • S. A. Dobbs (c 1855 - )
  • J. W. Dobbs (c 1859 - )
  • George H. Dobbs5 (1861 - 1884)
  • F. A. Dobbs (c 1867 - )


  1. [S55] 1860 United States Census (Free Schedule) Cobb Co., Georgia, Washington: National Archives And Records Administration, pg. 241.
  2. [S33] Gary Livingston, Cradled In Glory: Georgia Military Institute 1851-1865 (New York: Caisson Press) ,.
  3. [S325] Roster Of The Battalion Of The Georgia Military Institute Cadets In The Confederate Army Service In The Civil War From May 10th, 1864 To May 20th, 1865 Prepared By Ex-Cadet Robert L. Rodgers, Member Of Company "B" Atlanta, - (1905) - Georgia.
  4. [S54] 1850 United States Census (Free Schedule), Cobb Co., Georgia (Washington: National Archives And Records Adminstration) ,.
  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 615.