This is a portion of a photo provided by two sources. Mrs. Carol Orwig of Beardstown, IL and Mr. Boyce W Davis of Prescott AZ. This is J Frank Dobson and Sarah Elizabeth Davis his wife
Sarah Elizabeth Davis, born in 1850 and died in 1937 in Cass Co., Ill. She was the daughter of Elijah and Elizabeth (Shoopman)Davis.
She married J. Frank Dobson. Their children
John Albert. Dobson, b. Mar 30, 1875; d. Jun 27, 1938, Cass Co., Peculiar, Mo.;, b. Wills Cem.-Peculiar, MO.; m. Elizabeth Reeder.
Photo of John A Dobson's grave stone, Wills Cemetary.
They had two boys and two girls: (From obit sent by Mr. J.G. Lamb) Obituary
James Calvin Dobson, b. 1876; d. 1944, Cass Co, Peculiar, Mo. b. Wills Cem.-Peculiar, Co.; m. Ora Hilderbrand.
George M. Dobson, b. 1881; d. 1943, Cass co., Peculiar, Mo., b Wills Cem.-Peculiar, Mo.; m. Arnold (*quote below from Harold & Linda Peper)
David E Dobson, b. 1884.
Charles S Dobson, b. 8 Jul 1887, Missouri; d. 1 Dec 1964, Cass Co, Peculiar, Mo. b Wills Cem.-Peculiar, Mo.; m. Nellie L.
Roy Dobson (Source J.G. Lamb EMail)
* A message from Harold and Linda Peper about George M Dobson above is partially quoted here. " have been searching for information on the ARNOLD family of Cass Co, MO and found your information. Your pages are very beautiful
and well done.
I noticed a George DOBSON, married to an Arnold and the son of J Frank Dobson and Sarah Elizabeth DAVIS. I think this George
Dobson might have married Ada Arnold, daughter of John Robert Arnold and Catherine Peters who came to Cass Co. MO from
Morgan Co, IL about 1870. From somewhere I have Ada's death date as April, 1913. Since George did not die until 1943 he may have
married again. George Dobson and Ada Arnold's children were Johnnie Kathryn born about 1913 and Pauline M Dobson. Johnnie
Kathryn married Harold Spradling and Pauline M. married someone named Jorgenson. This family was a mystery to me for many
years, not knowing how we were related.. I still don't have much information as the only person I have been able to contacted do not seem
interested. When John Robert Arnold was very young his father James Arnold died in Morgan Co. James was a brother of
my g-grandfather, Thomas Arnold and they were sons of John Arnold. John was the son of another Thomas Arnold and Frances
(Frankie) Jennings, daughter of Robert Jennings and Rachel Patterson of Prince Edward Co, VA. so we also have a Jennings
Just thought I would send you this. Thanks Linda Peper, Illinois"
James B Davis page. Elijah Davis page.
Photo of Sarah & J Frank Dobson Grave Stone, Wills Cem. Peculiar MO.
Grandchildren of Sarah E Davis and James Frank Dobson were unavailable untill Mrs. Peper added information on George M Dobson above.
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