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Chesley Scott Dobbs
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Birth: Oct. 26, 1817
Claiborne County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jun. 16, 1872
Palo Pinto County
Texas, USA

Between 1844 and 1863 Chesley and Melanie had eleven children; daughters Sarah (Ivey), Leannah (Jowell), Amanda (Conner), son Clinton (Humphreys), twins Dickey and Lisey, daughter Martha (Shields), son Oliver, daughters Valina (Palm), Sabrina (Jackson), and Columbia (Holcombe).

Two well-known versions regarding Chesley's death; one was that he was killed by Indians, and other was that he was killed by horse thieves, and it was made to look like an ambush by Indians. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouses:
  Melanie Skidmore Dobbs (1825 - 1868)
  Mary Ann Bell Dobbs (1827 - 1893)
 
 Children:
  Sarah Elizabeth Dobbs Ivey (1844 - 1893)*
  Leannah Tennessee Dobbs Jowell (1846 - 1898)*
  Amanda Fitzallen Dobbs Conner (1848 - 1928)*
  Martha Ann Dobbs Shields (1855 - 1947)*
  Oliver Celing Dobbs (1857 - 1877)*
  Valina Dobbs Palm (1858 - 1951)*
  Sabrina Dobbs Jackson (1861 - 1950)*
  Columbia Dobbs Holcombe (1863 - 1956)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Dobbs Valley Cemetery
New Salem
Palo Pinto County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Mike Weeks
Record added: Jan 07, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 32736301
Chesley Scott Dobbs
Added by: Mike Weeks
 
Chesley Scott Dobbs
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Chesley Scott Dobbs
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