Joshua Prothro

M, #894, (1805 - )
Joshua Prothro|b. 1805|p894.htm|Nathaniel Prothro|b. c 1765\nd. 1823|p611.htm|Zilphia Morgan|b. 1770\nd. 1831|p606.htm|Evan Prothro|b. c 1742\nd. c 1822|p607.htm|Elizabeth Morgan|b. bt 1742 - 1745\nd. c 1817|p2634.htm|||||||

Relationship=Great-granduncle of James Monroe Dobbs Jr.
Last Edited=16 Apr 2006

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Joshua Prothro was born in 1805 in Chesterfield, South Carolina. He was the son of Nathaniel Prothro and Zilphia Morgan. He married Lucy Dobbs, daughter of Josiah Dobbs and Luzanna, on January 4, 1823 in Elbert County, Georgia.1 He married Emeline Westberry about 1830 in South Carolina.

He was named an heir in the will of Nathaniel Prothro dated 1823 in Elberton, Elbert County, Georgia.
About 1856 Joshua and his son James E. Prothro, cousins of William Prothro, purchased 720 acres of the St. Maurice Plantation.

Census

1850Western District, Bienville Parish, LouisianaJoshua Prothro and Emeline Westberry appeared on the census of 1850 in Western District, Bienville Parish, Louisiana, - listed in the same household: James E. Prothro, Sarah C., William E. Prothro, Alfred B. Prothro, Lucy D. Prothro and Joshua Prothro.
1860Natchitoches Parish, LouisianaHe and Emeline Westberry appeared on the census of 1860 in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, - listed in the same household: James E. Prothro, Sarah C., William E. Prothro, Eugenia C. Prothro, Alfred B. Prothro, Levereyn Prothro and Infant Prothro.2
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Descendants of John Dobbs
Descendants of John Pruddo

Children of Joshua Prothro and Lucy Dobbs

Children of Joshua Prothro and Emeline Westberry

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. [S227] 1860 United States Census (Free Schedule), Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana (Washington: National Archives And Records Administration) ,.
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