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Dobson, Josiah

Born: 1803 Kentucky

Died: 1861-10-19 Mason County, Illinois

Dobson moved to Crane Creek, Illinois, in 1835. In 1850, he was working as a farmer in Mason County with his wife Lucinda and their six children.

U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Mason County, IL, 168; Petition of Mentor Graham and Others to the Sangamon County Commissioners’ Court; The History of Menard and Mason Counties, Illinois (Chicago: O. L. Baskin, 1879), 411; Gravestone, Carter Cemetery, Mason County, IL.