Dobbins Family Bible
Dobbins Family Bible

Contributed by Theda Pond Womack
Transcribed by Diane Payne
DianePay@aol.com
and Shari Pullon
spullon@bellsouth.net
1998

Family Records - Page 1
MARRIAGES
Alexander Dobbins and Mary Carson Married May 9th 1769
John Dobbins and Nancy Neel Married April 30, 1795
William Carr and Elizabeth Dobbins Married Dec 1st 1796
Alexander B. Dobbins and Levina C. Brigance married March 11 1824
Daniel Hay and Priscilla Dobbins were married on the 24th day 1809
Sarah Dobbins and Willy Williams Was Married Nov the 16 1851
(written under Marriage)
Richard A. Williams Was born Sept the 28 1852 (1832)

Family Records - Page 2
BIRTHS
Alexander Dobbins Born February 1739
Mary Dobbins Born February 8th 1750
Polly Dobbins Born April 19th 1770
John Dobbins Born March 9th 1772
Robert Dobbins Born January 14th 1774
Anne Dobbins Born May 9th 1776
Elizabeth Dobbins Born November 2nd 1778
Carson Dobbins Born May 14th 1781
Sarah Dobbins Born February 14th 1786
Priscillah Dobbins Born August 15th 1789
Alexander B. Dobbins Born April 8 1792
Isbel Dobbins Born April 2nd 1799

Elizabeth Carr Born February 8 1819
Priscella Carr Born March 3 1824

Carson family
Elizabeth Carson Born 13 1743
Ezekiel Carson born December 24 1744
Isabella Carson was born January 16 1746
John Carson was born November 8th 1748
Mary Carson was born February 8 1750
Ann Carson born March 13th 1753
Susan Carson born Oct 9 1755
Sarah Carson born Dec 26 1757
Thomas Carson born Feb 18 1760

Family Records - Page 3
BIRTHS
Willy Carr Born Jan 29th 1776
James Carr Born December 13th 1797
Alexander Carr Born October 5th, 1799
Hannah & Polly Carr Born August 24th 1801
Sarah Carr Born May 21st 1803
Elisha Carr Born February 5th 1806
Richard Carr Born November 21st 1808
Robert C. Carr Born December 11th 1810
Jonathan Carr Born January 15 1812
Peggy Ann Carr Born March 8th 1814
William K. and Alexander D. Carr Born March 29 1816
E.C. __ _ Feb 1819

DEATHS
Alexander Dobbins Died December 26th 1823
Susannah Dobbins Born September 15th 1783 and Died October 20 1780(4)
James A. Dobbins died February the 25h 1829
Mary Dobbins (wife of the above Alexander Dobbins) died July 25th 1834
LaVina Katherine Dobbins Died May 13th 1830
Malissa ann Dobbins October 14th 1840
Alexander B. Dobbins Died July 14 1844
Levina C. Dobbins Died November 5 1850

Family Records - Page 4
BIRTHS
Alexander Dobbins Apr 8 1792
Levina C. Dobbins April 20 1803
Mary H. Dobbins December the 27 1824
Sarah C. Dobbins Born April 13th 1826
James A. Dobbins Oct 11 1828
JohnB. Dobbins Jan 11 1830
Lavina K. Dobbins November 10 1832
Malisa A. Dobbins Born February the 14 1840
Albert C. Dobbins was born Oct 8 1841
Robert Stewart Dobbins born June 22 1843

DEATHS
Alexander Carr Died June 29 1801
Alexander D. Carr Died June 1816 ?
Pricilla Carr Died April 1823
Wilson W? 22 1848 (Note from Shari Pullon There was a Wilson "Willie" Williams who married Sarah C., daughter of Alexander B. & Levina C. (Brigance) Dobbins. License issued in Robertson Co., TN where they lived. They also had a son Wilson who was born 20 Jun 1861, died Apr ______. 22 1848)



In a old letter attached to the bible Theda Pond Womack writes the following:
Thursday
Julia,
.....I took the Bible to make copies today -- one for you, one for the lady in Colo. She may want to put a copy in the S.L. City Library. On the first page of Family Record the bottom entries are written with a lead pencil and are barely legable. They are
Alice Williams born Oct. 2, 1854 and Gustaves H. Williams was born Sep. 25, 1852 near top. Robert Wilson Carson Williams was born June ___, 1861.

Last page not clear copy -- bottom of first column.
James A. Dobbins Born October 11, 1828
John B. Dobbins Born January the 11, 1830
Lavina K. Dobbins Born November the 10, 1832
Malissa A. Dobbins Born February the 14, 1840
Albert C. Dobbins was Born October the 8, 1841
Robert Stewart Dobbins Born June 22, 1843
Right column with lead pencil
Gustavus H. Williams Born Sept. 25, 1852
Alice Williams born Oct. 2, 1854
Parline Williams born 25 ______
Wilson Williams _______ ?
Sarah E. Williams was born Aug the 7, 1882

Page 2, Mary wrote Carson family Births
Elizabeth Carson b. March 13, 1743 (married James Patterson 2 Dec 1763 in Bedford Co., Va.)
Ezekiel Carson b Dec. 24, 1744 (was willed land in Buckingham Co. by father -- remained in Va)
Isabella Carson b. Jan 16, 1746 (m. Captain David Beard about 1766 -- in Sumner Co. 1787 D. Beard sold land to Alexander Dobbins, lived next door)
John Carson b Nov. 8, 1748 -- stayed in Va
Mary Carson b Feb. 8, 1750 m. Alexander Dobbins May 9, 1769 -- came to Sumner Co. 179?
Ann Carson b Mar 13, 1753 m. Joseph Dickson Mar 5, 1771 Bedford Co. Va with Alexander Dobbins, bondsman. Joseph Dixon on Sumner Co. Tax lists 1787 & 88. Early Times pg. 90 -- Carr says Joseph Dickson killed by Indians on Deshas Creek. Inventory of estate April 1792 Anny Dixon m Samuel King 25 Aug 1795, S. Co. -- don't know her ch.
Susan Carson b Oct 9, 1755 m Capt William Porter died 1830 Butler Co. Ky.
Sarah Carson b Dec 26, 1757 -- nothing known of her, may have died young.
Thomas Carson b Feb 18, 1760 m. Anne Porter (dau. of John Porter, Sr. & Mary Anthony moved to Butler Co. Ky -- d 1840. Rev. soldier

Mother of these children Ann _____ m first John Carson, 2nd Walter (Eakene, Aken, Akins), 3rd Ann Akins m John Porter, Sr. (her sons father-in-law) Married Porter in Bedford Co Oct 13, 1773, Alexander Dobbins surety.

Back to Bible record ------ All children of Alexander & Mary ___cited Notice a few differences in dates of Carr births. Who was the John R. Stewart who copied William Carrs Bible?
He shows Our Bible (back on pg. 1)
James b. Dec 4, 1797     Dec 13, 1797
Elisha b. Feb 3, 1806      Feb 5, 1806
Richard b. Nov. 21, 1807     Nov 21, 1808
Robert C. b. Dec 11, 1809     Dec 11, 1810
Wm. K. & Alexander
b. Mar 16, 1816      March 29, 1816
Priscilla Mar. 3rd 1821



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