Last Edited=25 May 2009
Some pedigrees indicate that John Dobbs was a son of Josiah Dobbs. He may have descended from the Dobbs family in Middlesex Co., Virginia that appear in records for Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Marriages, 1653-1812.2,3 He was was granted guardianship of Jesse, Thomas, Edmund, and William Bennitt, orphans of John Bennitt on February 4, 1773 in Isle Of Wight, Virginia.4
- [S64] National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the Commonwealth of Virginia, compiler, Parish Register of Christ Church, Middlesex County, Virginia from 1653 to 1812 (Richmond, VA: Christ Church, 1897). Hereinafter cited as Parish Register of Christ Church, Middlesex Co., Virginia.
- [S153] Ancestry World Tree, online http://www.ancestry.com/trees/awt/main.htm
- [S59] E-mail from R. L. Guffin to D. M. DeBacker, 2/8/2000.
- [S159] Unknown author, "Orphans and Other Children," Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly, 3, XXVI (1 Aug, 1988): pg 205.