Person:John Dobkins (1)

John A. Dobkins
b.abt. 1685 Northern Ireland
d.bef. 12 May 1746 Orange County, Virginia
  • HJohn A. Dobkinsabt 1685 - bef 1746
  • WMary Unknownest 1689-1699 -
m. abt. 1710
  1. William Dobbinsest 1710-1720 -
  2. Capt. John Dobbinsest 1710/11 -
  3. James Dobbinsabt 1712 - 1788
Facts and Events
Name John A. Dobkins
Alt Name John A. Dobbins
Gender Male
Birth? abt. 1685 Northern Ireland
Marriage abt. 1710 to Mary Unknown
Death? bef. 12 May 1746 Orange County, Virginia

John Dobkins (Dobbins) was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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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).