Emma Hahr Dobbs

F, #97, (1893 - c 1972)
Emma Hahr Dobbs|b. 4 Mar 1893\nd. c 4 May 1972|p97.htm|James Monroe Dobbs Sr.|b. 4 Jul 1859\nd. 25 Dec 1922|p94.htm|Emma Charlotte Hahr|b. 4 Aug 1860\nd. 21 Jul 1898|p609.htm|David J. Dobbs|b. 14 May 1835\nd. 18 Jul 1877|p462.htm|Martha J. Prothro|b. 2 May 1834\nd. 9 May 1928|p608.htm|Franz J. C. J. Hahr|||Alice M. Hartman|||

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


RelationshipSibling of Ancestor
Emma Hahr Dobbs was born on March 4, 1893 in Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia.1 She was the daughter of James Monroe Dobbs Sr. and Emma Charlotte Hahr. She married Walter Herbert Smith, son of Eugene Smith and Elisabeth Fondren, on October 28, 1915 in Marietta. She died about May 4, 1972 in Washington, D.C..

Emma Hahr Dobbs was also known as Emita Dobbs. Her married name was Emma Smith. The sons were both mentally handicapped. One was born handicapped; the other graduated from college, came home and sat down and never spoke again. (Family tradition) Emita was buried at Arlington National Cemetery on 4 May 1972, date of death not known. (Husband's grave is section 3, grave 2396.) Also buried there are adult dependent sons: (according to letter from Arlington National Cemetery) Eugene Hamilton, 1919-1959 and Charles Kimball, 1971-1966. "A surviving daughter is shown as her next of kin."1


1900Marietta, Cobb County, GeorgiaEmma Hahr Dobbs appeared on the census of 1900 in the household of Martha Josephine Prothro in Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia.2
1910Marietta, Cobb County, GeorgiaShe appeared on the census of 1910 in the household of Evan Prothro Dobbs and Margaret Hulda Hahr in Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia.
1920Fort Sill, OklahomaShe and Walter Herbert Smith appeared on the census of 1920 in Fort Sill, Oklahoma, - listed in the same household: Charles Kimball Smith and Eugene Hamilton Smith.3
1930Fort Bragg, North CarolinaShe and Walter Herbert Smith appeared on the census of 1930 in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, - listed in the same household: Charles Kimball Smith, Eugene Hamilton Smith and Evan Prothro Smith.
Descendants of John Dobbs
Descendants of John McMullan
Descendants of John Pruddo
Descendants of Thomas Hickson

Children of Emma Hahr Dobbs and Walter Herbert Smith


  1. [S18] Shelly Dobbs Dooley, Descendants Of Josiah Dobbs (Descendancy Report with Notes), 1999.
  2. [S130] 1900 United States Census, Marietta, Cobb, Georgia, Washington: National Archives And Records Administration, ED 38, pg 23.
  3. [S209] 1920 United States Census, Commanche Co., Oklahoma, Washington: National Archives And Records Administration, T625-1458, Pg 4B, ED 142, Image 1127.