Dobbs and collateral families shown in a timeline from the mid-18th century to the late 19th century.
Yellow fever epidemic in Pennsylvania.
Prothro family migrates to South Carolina.
French & Indian War.
John and Lodowick Dobbs in Wilkes Co., NC.
John Dobbs, Sr. in Pendleton Dist., SC.
Lodowick Dobbs in Franklin Co. GA.
John Dobbs, Sr. in Wilkes Co. GA.
Elbert Co. GA formed from part of Wilkes Co.
First US Census - John, Josiah, Silas, Lott, and Peter Dobbs all in Elbert Co.
Eli Whitney invents Cotton Gin.
War of 1812.
British land forces on Georgia coast.
First Seminole War.
David Dobbs sheriff of Elbert Co., Georgia.
Georgia Gold Rush begins.
David Dobbs moves to Cobb Co., GA.
Marietta, Georgia established.
Second Seminole War.
American Civil War.
Marietta falls to Sherman's army.
J. M. Dobbs, Sr. in South & Central America.
J. M. Dobbs, Sr. in Atlanta.
J. M. Dobbs, Sr. in Chile.
J. M. Dobbs, Sr. in Brazil.
J. M. Dobbs, Sr. first wife dies.
J. M. Dobbs, Sr. marries Helen Spiegel in NYC.
J. M. Dobbs, Jr. born.