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James Moses Dobson

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James Moses Dobson Veteran

Birth
Ripley County, Indiana, USA
Death
12 Feb 1912 (aged 44–45)
Burial
Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana, USA Add to Map
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James Dobson was the son of William B. Dobson and Charity Alfrey. He married Minnie Sanders Feb. 14, 1891, in Bartholomew Co., Indiana, although this union did not endure.

James served in the Army in the Spanish-American War, first in Cuba, in Co. K, 161st Regiment, Indiana Infantry; and afterward in Co. M, 30th U.S. Infantry in the Philippines. He was discharged Dec. 24, 1900, after hard duty and several months of hospitalization.

The Evening Republican
Columbus, Indiana
Mon., Feb. 12, 1912

James M. Dobson, aged 45 years, a veteran of the Spanish-American war. died this morning at 4 o'clock in the Bartholomew county poor asylum. Heart disease was the cause of his death. Funeral services will be held at the poor asylum Tuesday afternoon conducted by the Rev. W. H. Book, with burial in the Garland Brook cemetery.

Dobson drew a pension of $14 as a veteran of the Spanish-American war. Before he died, he said he hoped he would live until his pension came, as he wanted to present the money to his friend, Charles Chadwick. However, Dobson's death came before the pension money arrived.
James Dobson was the son of William B. Dobson and Charity Alfrey. He married Minnie Sanders Feb. 14, 1891, in Bartholomew Co., Indiana, although this union did not endure.

James served in the Army in the Spanish-American War, first in Cuba, in Co. K, 161st Regiment, Indiana Infantry; and afterward in Co. M, 30th U.S. Infantry in the Philippines. He was discharged Dec. 24, 1900, after hard duty and several months of hospitalization.

The Evening Republican
Columbus, Indiana
Mon., Feb. 12, 1912

James M. Dobson, aged 45 years, a veteran of the Spanish-American war. died this morning at 4 o'clock in the Bartholomew county poor asylum. Heart disease was the cause of his death. Funeral services will be held at the poor asylum Tuesday afternoon conducted by the Rev. W. H. Book, with burial in the Garland Brook cemetery.

Dobson drew a pension of $14 as a veteran of the Spanish-American war. Before he died, he said he hoped he would live until his pension came, as he wanted to present the money to his friend, Charles Chadwick. However, Dobson's death came before the pension money arrived.

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