Saturday, May 8, 2010

Surname Saturday - Dobyns

Today's surname is Dobyns, the name of one of my 3rd great-grandmothers. (I've included Ahnentafel numbers to make the relationships clearer.)

5. Verda Waller Hankins (my paternal grandmother)
10. Thomas Leander "Lee" Hankins
21. Isabella Jane "Janie" Goodloe

Married John Emerson "Jack" Goodloe 5 Oct 1836, Madisonville, Hopkins County, Kentucky
Died between 1846 - 1848, probably in Hopkins County, Kentucky

Born 19 Dec 1774, Richmond County, Virginia
Married Sarah "Sally" Mott 26 Dec 1797, Richmond County, Virginia
Died 1817, Hopkins County, Kentucky

Born 30 Dec 1743, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia
Married Amony (maiden name unknown, widow of William Forrester)
Died bef. 5 Oct 1789, Farnham, Richmond County, Virginia

Born bef. 1703, Essex County, Virginia
Married Sarah Nash abt. 1723
Died 16 Nov 1760, Richmond County, Virginia

Born abt. 1654, England
Married Elizabeth Godson abt. 1688
Died abt. 1713, probably in Virginia

This line goes back several more generations and can be accessed starting here. The earlier information is from Daniel Dobyns of Colonial Virginia; His English Ancestry and American Descendants by Kenneth W. Dobyns and Margaret Strum Thorpe (Arlington, Virginia; 1969, updated 2000).

If you are connected to this family, e-mail me.

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