Margaret Hulda Hahr

F, #764, (1868 - 1947)
Margaret Hulda Hahr|b. 30 May 1868\nd. 9 Feb 1947|p764.htm|Franz Josef Carl Johan Hahr|||Alice Mulvinal Hartman|||||||||||||||

Last Edited=22 Aug 2010
Margaret Hulda Hahr was born on May 30, 1868 in Louisburg, Franklin County, North Carolina. She was the daughter of Franz Josef Carl Johan Hahr and Alice Mulvinal Hartman. She married Evan Prothro Dobbs, son of David Judson Dobbs and Martha Josephine Prothro, on October 17, 1893 in Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia. She died on February 9, 1947 in Bronxville, New York, at age 78.

She and Annie Von Schele Hahr, Emma Charlotte Hahr and Selma Hahr were siblings.1 She was a niece of Professor W.W. Legare.1 From the Marietta (GA) Daily Journal, 10 February 1947: Mrs. E.P. Dobbs Dies in New York, Burial Set Here - Mrs. E.P. (Dick) Dobbs, 79, wife of the late Marietta mayor and realestate dealer, died Sunday while visiting the home of her daughter, Mrs.G.G. Nichols, of Bronxville, New York. Prior to her husband's death in1942, Mrs. Dobbs was active in church, literary and social circles ofMarietta. She was an active member of Marietta Women's Club, the DAR,the Colonial Dames and the First Presbyterian Church. "Ellwood," the Dobbs' McDonald street home, was widely known in Marietta for the open doors extended to visitors and friends who knew Mrs. Dobbs during her many years in Marietta. Mrs. Dobbs was the former Margaret Hahr. Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. George G. Nichols, Bronxville, NY; two sisters, Mrs. Joseph S. Stewart and Mrs. H. Clifton Dobbs, both ofAtlanta; a brother, W.H. Hahr, Miami, Fla; and three grand- children, Mrs. Margaret Nichols Alport, Miss Christine Nichols and George Nichols Jr., all of Bronxville. Mrs. Dobbs will be buried in the Episcopal cemetery here. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Mayes Ward Funeral Home. From the Atlanta Constitution, 12 February 1947, page 12: The friends and relatives of Mrs. E.P. (Maggie) Dobbs, Marietta; Mr. and Mrs. George G. Nichols, Bronxville, NY; Mrs. Joseph S. Stewart and family, Mrs. H. Clifton Dobbs and family, Atlanta; Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Hahr, Miami, Fla; George G. Nichols, Jr; Miss Christine Nichols and Mr.and Mrs. Peter Allport, Bronxville, NY, are invited to attend the funeral of Mrs. E.P. Dobbs this (Wednesday) afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Marietta First Presbyterian Church, Rev. Harry K. Holland officiating. Interment in the Episcopal Cemetery. The following gentlemen are requested to serve as pallbearers and will please meet at the Mayes Ward Funeral Home at 1:45 p.m.: Messrs. Stanton Read, Harold Willingham, Willis Milner III, Sexias Milner, Jordan Gardner and Joe Barnett. Please omit flowers. Mayes Ward & Co.2


1900Marietta, Cobb County, GeorgiaMargaret Hulda Hahr appeared on the census of 1900 in the household of Martha Josephine Prothro in Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia.3
1910Marietta, Cobb County, GeorgiaShe and Evan Prothro Dobbs appeared on the census of 1910 in Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia, - listed in the same household: Emma Hahr Dobbs, Martha Josephine Prothro and Charlotte Christine Dobbs.
Descendants of John Dobbs
Descendants of John McMullan
Descendants of John Pruddo
Descendants of Thomas Hickson

Child of Margaret Hulda Hahr and Evan Prothro Dobbs


  1. [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 425.
  2. [S18] Shelly Dobbs Dooley, Descendants Of Josiah Dobbs (Descendancy Report with Notes), 1999.
  3. [S130] 1900 United States Census, Marietta, Cobb, Georgia, Washington: National Archives And Records Administration, ED 38, pg 23.