Finding The Long Lost

et12 While growing up I knew almost nothing about my maternal grand-father, James Monroe Dobbs, Jr. My grandparents divorced when my mother was about ten years old. I knew that my grandfather had been born in Dallas, Texas July 4, 1902; that he had an older stepsister; that his father was involved in some business that had to do with Mexico and South America; and that my grandfather attended college in Georgia.

Found in a Forum

While growing up I knew almost nothing about my maternal grand-father, James Monroe Dobbs, Jr. My grandparents divorced when my mother was about ten years old. I knew that my grandfather had been born in Dallas, Texas July 4, 1902; that he had an older stepsister; that his father was involved in some business that [...]

The Prothro Family

Martha Josephine Prothro, the grandmother of my grandfather Jimmy Dobbs, was a descendent of Welsh immigrants who settled in South Carolina in the mid-1700′s. Anyone who spent a long period of time compiling their family history knows quite well how easy it is to make mistakes and that when those mistakes are caught they should [...]

The Dobbs Family

My grandfather, James Monroe Dobbs, Jr., was also a descendant of the Dobbs family that settled in Georgia in 1790′s. The information that I received in the summer of 1999 was in the form of a well-documented genealogy that listed his earliest forbearer as Josiah Dobbs. This showed that Josiah Dobbs was born in the [...]