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John Dobbs

John Dobbs
birth: June 9, 1780 in Donegal Ireland to Aungier Dobbs & Jane (Aly)Alley
death: December 15, 1864 in Brown County, Indiana
burial: Dobbs Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana

marriage: 1800
Mary Minson
birth: May 5, 1783 in Maryland to William Minson
death: August 20, 1865 in Brown County, Indiana
burial: Dobbs Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana

Children of Mary Minson and John Dobbs:

  • Solomon Dobbs 1819-1901, married Rebecca Magaw 9-6-1860

Ancestor here lived in:

Pennsylvania, Ohio, around 1850s moved to Bartholomew County, Indiana then Brown County Indiana by 1855

Other Information:

Did farming, Orchards, Timbering & Saw Mill. Helped start North Salem Methodist Church around 1860.

Submitted by:
Carolyn Dobbs Piper
Email: carolynpiper53@yahoo.com

Minnie Belle Alley

Minnie Belle Alley
b. 18 February 1878, Indiana, to James and Tamzen (Johnson) Alley
d. 15 January 1965, Chanute, Neosho County, Kansas
m. 21 August 1892, Gray County, Kansas

Oliver James Christy
b. December 1867, Illinois, to John J. and Mary Ellen Christy
d. August 1936, Mulvane, Sumner County, Kansas

Children with Oliver James Christy:

  • Laura (1894-bef. 1900)
  • Lydia A. (1896-1980) married Jess Marion Boan
  • Ira Leonard (b. 1898)
  • Harrison Emerson (b. 1901)
  • Doris May (b. 1906)

Minnie emigrated from Madison County, Indiana, to Logan, Gray County, Kansas, in late 1889 or early 1890.

Submitted by:
Regina Falcetto
Emporia KS

James Lane Alley and Tamzen Johnson

James Lane Alley
b. 25 October 1849, Decatur County, Indiana, to Hiram and Emily (Selby) Alley
d. 4 March 1932, Garden City, Finney County, Kansas
m. 6 April 1874, Decatur County, Indiana

Tamzen Johnson
b. 7 September 1856, Decatur County, Indiana
d. 16 December 1921, Finney County, Kansas

Children with Tamzen Johnson:

  • Emily Izora (1875-1893) married Robert English
  • Minnie Belle (1878-1965) married Oliver James Christy
  • Hiram Vorhees (1879-1932) married Mamie E. Baker
  • Lydia Ann (1880-1963) married Lewis I. Buck
  • Lewis Korseman (1882-1957) married Fanny Agnes Buck
  • Jessie Melissa (1885-1945) married Fredrick Samuel Wolking
  • Clarence Franklin (1888-1889)
  • Ocea Matilda (1890-1968) married Lewis E. Leonard
  • Samuel (1892-1895)
  • Eliza Jeanette (b. 1894) married Wallace L. Dagget
  • William Robert (1895-1979) married Anna Jane Brown

James resided in Decatur and Madison counties in Indiana before emigrating from Madison County, to Gray County, Kansas, in 1889-90.

Submitted by:
Regina Falcetto
Emporia KS

Hiram Vorhees Alley and Emily Shelby

Hiram Vorhees Alley
b. 4 December 1821, Decatur County, Indiana, to Doddridge and Jane (Phillips) Alley
d. 4 March 1905, Logan, Gray County, Kansas
m. 31 December 1843, Rush County, Indiana

Emily Shelby
b. 9 February 1827, Rush County, Indiana, to Joshua A. and Mary (Riggan) Selby
d. 10 November 1913, Logan, Gray County, Kansas

Children with Emily Shelby:

  • Lydia Ann (1845-1925) married Lewis Korseman
  • Noah (1847-1847)
  • James Lane (1849-1932) married Tamzen Johnson
  • Emily Isora (1851-1860)
  • Doddridge Buchanan (1853-1940) married America Jane Hilligass
  • Joshua Breckenridge (1858-1933) married Matilda Louise Kidder
  • Samuel Jesse (1860-1913) married Melissa J. Wilburn
  • William Seymour (1863-1927) married Etta E. Christy
  • Jonathan Osborn (1865-1955) married Jenetta Weaver Lewis (b. 1872)

Hiram resided in Decatur and Madison counties in Indiana before emigrating from Madison County in 1889-1890 to Gray County, Kansas.

Submitted by:
Regina Falcetto
Emporia KS