Facts and Events
John Dobkins (Dobbins) was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Will of John Dobkins
- Page 8.--3d November, 1743. John A. Dobikin's will, of Orange County, farmer. Wife, son John, executors. Teste: Wm. Jeames, Wm. Galenbe, Samuel Brown. Proved, 12th May, 1746, by Wm. Jeames.
- Vol. 1 - ORIGINAL PETITIONS AND PAPERS FILED IN THE COUNTY COURT. 1745-1748. - Deposition of Samuel Brown, witness to will of John Dobekin, Sr., being about to leave the parts, 15th March, 1746, before Peter Scholl.
- Page 9.--12th May, 1746. John Dobikin and Mary Dobikin qualify executors, with sureties Benj. Allen, Tunis Hood.
- Vol. 1 - MAY 12, 1746. - (43) William White, William James. Wm. Carroll, Morgan Briant--Appraisers John Dobikin's Estate.
- Vol. 1 - 1747 - William Galeabe, witness to will of John Dobekin, about to leave these parts, 15th March, 1746.
Records of John Dobkins (Dobbins) in Orange/Augusta County, VA
- Pages 234-37. 23-24 Sept. 1741. William Beverley, Esq., of Essex County to Samuel Doeg (Doak) of Orange County. Lease and release; for ₤20 current money. 647 acres in Beverley Mannor... corner to John Mitchell... Alexr. Brackenridge's line... Pat. Campbell's line... (signed) W. Beverley. Wit: Francis Beatty, Patrick Hays, John Dobbins. 25 Sept. 1741. Acknowledged by Wm. Beverley, Esq. [Orange County Virginia Deed Book 6, Dorman, pg. 32]. (Note: this record could be for John Dobbins, Jr., who would have been of age to witness this deed).