Maxcy David Dobbs

M, #717, (1872 - )
Maxcy David Dobbs|b. 4 Oct 1872|p717.htm|David Judson Dobbs|b. 14 May 1835\nd. 18 Jul 1877|p462.htm|Martha Josephine Prothro|b. 2 May 1834\nd. 9 May 1928|p608.htm|David Dobbs|b. c 1792\nd. 1872|p614.htm|Elizabeth McMullan|b. 16 May 1800\nd. 6 Mar 1859|p612.htm|Evan Prothro|b. 1790\nd. 6 Dec 1864|p715.htm|Sarah "Salley" Hickson|b. 1798\nd. 28 Nov 1865|p716.htm|

Relationship=Uncle of James Monroe Dobbs Jr.
Last Edited=26 Apr 2008


RelationshipSibling of Ancestor
Maxcy David Dobbs was born on October 4, 1872 in Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia. He was the son of David Judson Dobbs and Martha Josephine Prothro.

Never married; died of throat cancer. Was a merchant seaman, and lived at the Ansley Hotel in Atlanta. Was given a large piece of land in East Point; he sold it piece by piece as he needed the money to live.When in the hospital with cancer, he told his brother Evan Prothro Dobbs that he would leave him the remainder of this land, if he, E.P. (Dick) would pay the hospital bills. Buried at City Cemetery, Marietta, Ga. Funeral Notice from Atlanta Constitution, Nov 25 1937: Friends and relatives of Mr. Max Dobbs, Mr. and Mrs. E.P. Dobbs, Mr. and Mrs. H.C. Dobbs, Mrs. Lillian D. Finn and Mrs. Mattie L. Smith are invited to attend the funeral of Mr. Max Dobbs, Friday morning at 11o'clock at the graveside in City cemetery, Marietta, Ga. Rev. J.H. Patton and Rev. I.A. White will officiate. The following gentlemen will please serve as pallbearers and meet at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. E.P. Dobbs at 10:30 a.m. Messrs. E.D. Massey, Fred Morris, A.V.Corutelyou, Howell Trevdant, D.C. Cole, Ed. Nichols, George D. Anderson. Mayes Ward Co., Marietta, Georgia.1
Descendants of John Dobbs
Descendants of John McMullan
Descendants of John Pruddo
Descendants of Thomas Hickson


  1. [S18] Shelly Dobbs Dooley, Descendants Of Josiah Dobbs (Descendancy Report with Notes), 1999.