Dolby Genealogy & History

1825 - 2 March 1884

Abraham Dolby was born in Chester Co PA, died in Venango Co PA. He was the son of Thomas & Rachel (Mecklin) Dolby of Chester and Clarion Co PA. Abraham married Catherine Dampman and Sarah Ann Grant.
Contributed by Clifford Doll

General Affidavit Clarion Co PA
In the matter of Claim for pension of Lilly Dolby Gdn of minor of Abraham Dolby B PA drafted Mail? Personally came before me a Justice of the Peace in and for aforesaid County and State - Sarah A McNaughton. that she is the mother of John P Dolby. There were 4 chldren under 16 years of age at the date of Soldiers death. Lillie Dolby born Sep 6 1868, Albert Dolby born Jan 12 1871, Amos Dolby born Jul 27 1873 and John Dolby born Jul 6 1876 and said John Dolby is still living and I further state that Abram Dolby did not serve in either Military or Naval services subsequent to Jul 23 1863...
Signed Sarah McNaughton

Affidavit as to Family Record Entries
Pension of Lillie Dolby 527324 as Guardian of Child, Abraham Dolby B Pa Dft Mil. . Sarah A McNaughton came before Justice of the Peace age 51 PO Unreadable.. Abraham Dolby and Sarah A Grant married in Reading PA by Leinbach on 26 Day of Oct 1855 all of Berks County
13 Aug 1891 State of PA Co of Clarion. Clerk of the Orphans Court. Petition of John Peter Dolby minor child of Abraham Dolby late of ?? PA deceased. Appointed Miss Lillie Dolby Guardian of the said Minor Child and did order the said Guardian to give a Bond in the sum of $300.00 ..
8 Sep 1891 Declaration for Children under 16 years of Age act of Jun 27 1890
State of PA Co Of Clarion
Lillie Dolby age 23 makes the following declaration in order to obtain the pension provided by act of Congress approved Jun 23 1890. The legal guardian of John Peter Dolby legitimate child of Abraham Dolby drafted at Reading PA 16 Oct 1862 in Co B PA Drafted Militia. Honorably discharged 23 July 1863 and died March 2 1884. He left a widow surving him - she remarried Oct 27 1885. John Peter Dolby born Jul 6 1876. Declares that the widow has NOT applied for pension, and that a prior application for minors pension has not been made. . Father married under the name of Abraham Dolby to Sarah Grant Oct 26 1855.



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