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Dobbs of Dekalb, Newton Counties, Georgia by Jeannette Holland Austin
The Dobbs family established its roots in DeKalb County, near Wesley Chapel Road. They were all buried in the Wesley Chapel Cemetery. Nelson Dobbs (1816-1894) and his wife, Sarah A. (1815-1901) first settled the area. For more information on this family, see the Folder Collection at Georgia Pioneers
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Bachlott, John Rudolph, son of Richard and Emily (Rudolph) Bachlott, was born in St. Mary's, Ga. (Camden Co.) on 12 Feb 1860 where he later became a merchant. His grandfather was John Bachlott, a large slaveholder and planter who also operated a large tannery. His father was a carpenter and steamboat captain before the War Between the States. Source: Memoirs of Georgia (1895), Camden Co. Sketches.