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CHARLES DOBIE : GENEALOGY

SOURCES FOR THE DESCENDANTS OF
JOHN DAVID DOBIE AND ISABELLA RUSSELL

  1. Letter from Jacqueline Walker, dated Dec. 4, 1994, stating inscription of stone #225, Chatsworth United Church Cemetery, where age at death is 70 yrs. Dumfries, Scotland birthplace from W.C. Dobie obituary.
  2. "The Dobie Family", produced by Barbara (Dobie) Kram.
  3. Letter from Jacqueline Walker, dated Dec. 4, 1994, stating inscription of stone #225, Chatsworth United Church Cemetery, where age at death is 73 yrs.
  4. Letter from Jacqueline Walker, dated Dec. 4, 1994, stating inscription of stone #225, Chatsworth United Church Cemetery.
  5. Letter from Louisa J. (Dobie) Shermerhorn, Oct. 2, 1994.
  6. Age given as 46 in 1881 census. Ont. Archives reel C-13262, Algoma, Twp. of Sullivan, Page 22, Family 109.
  7. Ontario death record 001229-88. Name, age and "informant J.B. Dobie" make it certain that this is the correct death record. MS 935 Reel 50
  8. Age given as 23 on marriage record and 63 on death record.
  9. Ont. Archives series MS248, Reel 6, Vol. 13, Page 28.
  10. Birth year of 1842 is on 1901 census. Ont. Archives reel T-6469, Owen Sound, Page 16, Family 97. Birth year of 1836 and place given on death record.
  11. Ontario death record #015680-23. MS935, Reel 301
  12. Ontario death record #010698-00. MS 935 Reel 96
  13. Birth date given on 1901 census. Ont. Archives reel T-6469, Owen Sound, Page 16, Family 97.
  14. Age given as 15 in 1881 census. Not in 1891 census. Owen Sound.
  15. Age given as 12 in 1881 census, Owen Sound. Not in 1891 census.
  16. Ont. death record 005146-84. Parents' names not stated, but this Isabel Dobie has the correct age, name & residence. MS935 Reel 37
  17. Ontario birth record #023353-71. Birth year 1872 stated in 1901 census, but birth was registered May 19, 1871. MS 929 Reel 6
  18. Obituary, hand dated "Dec. 26, 1952", from Owen Sound paper? Sent to me by Jay Nellis, March 1997.
  19. Newspaper clipping from Owen Sound? paper.
  20. Birth date stated in letter from Ruth H. (Fleming) Larmour, 10 March, 1997. Birthplace stated in her obituary.
  21. Obituary of Ruth (Fleming) Dobie, from Jay Nellis, March/97.
  22. Newspaper death notice, probably from Owen Sound paper.
  23. Ontario birth record #004722-73. MS 929 Reel 10
  24. Ontario marriage record #006786-99. MS 932 Reel 98
  25. Ontario birth record #007588-72. MS929 Reel 7
  26. Jay A. Nellis, 7434 Temple Ct., Rockford Il 61108. Photocopies of cemetery listings marked "From Morna Hoskins, Desboro, ON.", sent to me March.97.
  27. Stated in mother's obituary.
  28. Ontario birth record #007530-76. MS 929 Reel 23
  29. Ontario death record #004887-80. MS 935 Reel 24
  30. W.C. Dobie obituary; Port Arthur News Chronicle, Wed. Nov. 14, 1928, Pg. 1.
  31. Documents provided by Jean Purvis Jackson Capon of Vancouver. March, 1995.
  32. W.C. Dobie obituary; Port Arthur News Chronicle, Wed. Nov. 14, 1928, Pg. 1. Ontario death record #014250-79. MS 935 Reel 23
  33. "In Persuit of Trivia", item #57.
  34. "A History of Dobie Clan", Pg. 4.
  35. D.F. Dobie's list compiled July 20, 1995, for 1995 Dobie Clan gathering.
  36. 1901 Census, but age given as 52 on death record. Birthplace from death record. T6458
  37. W.C. Dobie obituary; Port Arthur News Chronicle, Wed. Nov. 14, 1928, Pg. 1. Ontario death record #032238-19. MS 935, Reel 259
  38. Ontario death record #032238-19. MS 935, Reel 259
  39. 1901 Census and obituary T6458
  40. Obituary, Daily Times-Journal, Jan. 21, 1959, Page 2.
  41. Ontario birth record #020308-70, in the name of John David Dobie. MS 929 Reel 1
  42. Ontario marriage record #018547-05. MS 932 Reel 119
  43. Ontario birth record #033927-80. MS 929 Reel 46
  44. Death date given in "Agreement" document dated 30 Aug. 1974; copy owned by me.
  45. Death card in my posession, from documents from Dorothy (Dobie) Fraser estate.
  46. Obituary of Joshua Coatsworth Dobie, dated May 6, 1943, presumably in the Port Arthur News Chronicle. Also, funeral memorial record from Dorothy (Dobie) Fraser estate.
  47. Mary Fraser, Family Group Sheet in letter of Dec. 1, 1996.
  48. Wedding announcement owned by Margaret (Carlson) Dobie.
  49. Death notice, Globe & Mail, Jan. 13, 1977. Page 54
  50. Obituary in Globe & Mail, Friday, Oct. 4, 1996.
  51. Mary Fraser, letter of Jan. 19, 1997.
  52. US Social Security Death Index - 1994 edition; per FHC in Smiths Falls for birth and death date. However "Cradle Roll Certificate" from Dorothy (Dobie) Fraser estate gives date as 24 Aug. 1907. SS#471-03-6569
  53. US Social Security Death Index - 1994 edition; per FHC in Smiths Falls for death date. Full death date from obit (unknown paper) sent me by Bill Martin. SS#471-03-6569
  54. Obituary from unknown newspaper, dated Oct 2, 1979. From library? in Thunder Bay. Sent me by Bill Martin.
  55. Verbal opinion of Margaret (Carlson) Dobie.
  56. Birth certificate issued 27 Nov. 1934, Index 1909-R-497, in my posession.
  57. Certified copy of marriage license dated 14 Dec., 1936, owned by Margaret Carlson Dobie. Photocopy owned by me.
  58. Death certificate owned by Margaret (Carlson) Dobie.
  59. Certificate of Cremation, register number 23,046.
  60. Charles Dobie, personal knowledge.
  61. Dr. Ted Dobie, Sept. 29, 1994.
  62. Data seen at Clan Dobie gathering, July 21, 1995, written in 1990 by Ted Dobie.
  63. Marriage announcement from Dorothy (Dobie) Fraser estate.
  64. Birth announcement card seen March 2, 1995. Owned by Dora (Dobie) Rust-d'Eye.
  65. "Seeking Their Places in the New World - Descendants of James Scobie and Rebecca Wright 1828-1992", Volume I. by Agnes Groome, emailed by Chris Dodd, Feb. 25, 1998. Pages 179-218
  66. Card with photos sent by Elizabeth and Hassan.
  67. Birth notice sent to Margaret (Carlson) Dobie, seen Oct. 1994 by Chas. Dobie.
  68. Ontario birth record #021672-73. MS 929 Reel 12
  69. Ontario 1901 census, St. Thomas, Div 10, Page 3 & 4. Reel T-6465
  70. Obituary from clipping sent by Bill Martin, Thunder Bay Ont., Oct. 1997.
  71. Obituary in Port Arthur News Chronicle, Nov. 3, 1952. Page 1
  72. Obituary in Winnipeg Free Press, July 2, 1985. From Louisa Shermerhorn.
  73. Obituary of Hazel (McAskill) Dobie, Thunder Bay Chronicle-Journal, Dec. 6/97. Page B9
  74. Winnipeg Free Press, May 25, 1996, Page D1.
  75. Letter from Althea (Dickson) Dobie, dated 1 October, 1963, states he is soon to be 8 years old.
  76. Ontario death record #032428-13. MS 935, Reel 191
  77. Ontario death record #030824-15. MS 935 Reel 213
  78. Ontario birth record #020009-74. MS 929 Reel 17
  79. British Columbia Marriage record #1897-09-138032. Film B11383
  80. Birth date from Marilynn Clarke who says the 5 March date on his death record is incorrect (letter of 8 Oct. 1997). Birth place from marriage record.
  81. British Columbia Death record #1952-09-002610. Film B13211
  82. British Columbia Death record #1971-09-003283. Film B13308
  83. Marilynn (Mayes) Clarke, letter dated Aug. 27, 1997.
  84. Marilynn (Mayes) Clarke, letter dated Aug. 27, 1997, place from Martin Murphy, email, 9 Sept. 1997.
  85. Stated in death record.
  86. British Columbia Death record #1931-09-457100
  87. Ontario birth record #030775-78. MS 929 Reel 35
  88. Name and death date from W.C. Dobie obituary, Port Arthur News Chronicle, Wed. , Nov. 14, 1928, Pg. 1.
  89. Letter from Jacqueline Walker, dated Dec. 4, 1994, stating inscription of stone #89, Chatsworth United Church Cemetery. Birthplace stated on marriage record.
  90. Letter from Jacqueline Walker, dated Dec. 4, 1994, stating County Marriage Register for Grey County and entries in Bible given to John & Elizabeth when they were married. Ont. Archives series MS248, Reel 6, Vol. 13, Page 140.
  91. Occupation from daughter Mary's birth record.
  92. Letter from Jacqueline Walker, dated Dec. 4, 1994, stating inscription of stone #89, Chatsworth United Church Cemetery.
  93. Letter from Jacqueline Walker, dated Dec. 4, 1994, stating entries in Bible given to John McKessock and Elizabeth Dobie when they were married.
  94. Letter from Jacqueline Walker, dated Dec. 4, 1994, stating information in the Halliday family tree done by Mary Halliday Wilkins in 1973.
  95. Letter from Jacqueline Walker, dated Dec. 4, 1994, stating entries in Bible of James McCallum and Annie Halliday.
  96. From "The Descendants of Archibald Cameron .... etc. sent & updated by Jacqueline Walker in letter of Dec. 4, 1994.
  97. Letter from Jacqueline Walker, dated Dec. 4, 1994, and photocopy of death notice of J.A. McKessock.
  98. Letter from Jacqueline Walker, dated Dec. 4, 1994, stating entries in Bible given to John McKessock and Elizabeth Dobie when they were married, but birth date is 20 Nov. Ontario Birth Certificate #007859-72. MS 929 Reel 7
  99. Bruce Mines Spectator 5 March 1942, per email from Joyce Sandie, 11 July 1997.
  100. Letter from Jacqueline Walker, dated Dec. 4, 1994, stating entries in Bible given to John McKessock and Elizabeth Dobie when they were married, but birth date 30 July. Ontario Birth Certificate #007397-76. MS 929 Reel 23
  101. Letter from Jacqueline Walker, dated Dec. 4, 1994, and photocopy of Mabel Pascoe's remembrance card.
  102. Letter from Jacqueline Walker, dated Dec. 4, 1994, stating entries in Bible given to John McKessock and Elizabeth Dobie when they were married. Ontario Birth Certificate #006862-79. MS 929 Reel 37
  103. Letter from Jacqueline Walker, dated Dec. 4, 1994, stating entries in Bible given to John McKessock and Elizabeth Dobie when they were married. Ontario Birth Certificate #008754-80. MS 929 Reel 43
  104. Stated on death record.
  105. Letter from Jacqueline Walker, dated Dec. 4, 1994, and photocopy of death notice of G.D. McKessock.
  106. Letter from Jacqueline Walker, dated Dec. 4, 1994, and photocopy of death notice of G.D. McKessock. Also B.C. Death record #1952-09-009218. Film B13213
  107. British Columbia Death record #1952-09-009218. Film B13213
  108. Letter from Jacqueline Walker, dated Dec. 4, 1994, stating entries in Bible given to John McKessock and Elizabeth Dobie when they were married, but name given as "Helen Elizabeth". Ontario Birth Certificate #009818-82. MS 929 Reel 53
  109. Letter from Jacqueline Walker, dated Dec. 4, 1994, stating entries in Bible given to John McKessock and Elizabeth Dobie when they were married. Ontario Birth Certificate #010131-84. MS 929 Reel 64
  110. Ontario marriage record #002639-75. MS 932 Reel 17
  111. Ontario marriage record #002639-75. MS 932 Reel 17
  112. Ontario marriage record #001052-83. MS 932 Reel 42
  113. Obituary, hand-dated 1917, probably from Owen Sound paper.
  114. Ontario birth record #004570-75. MS 929 Reel 19
  115. Ontario marriage record #002733-97. MS 932 Reel 92
  116. Birth date given on 1901 census. Ont. Archives reel T-6458, Thessalon, Page 13, Family 121. Ontario Birth Certificate #010918-72, gives 30 Aug. MS 929 Reel 7
  117. Transcript of Little Rapids Cemetery, Sault & Branch OGS, ISBN 155075 0895. 5
  118. Transcript of Little Rapids Cemetery, Sault & Branch OGS, ISBN 155075 0895. Grave is in grid 2A. 5
  119. Merritt Strum, letter of Feb. 7, 1995; place from Bruce Mines Spectator, per Joyce Sandie, email, July 11, 1997.
  120. Transcript of Little Rapids Cemetery, Sault & Branch OGS, ISBN 155075 0895. Grave is in grid 2A. 6
  121. Northern News, Kirkland Lake, marriage notice, July 2, 1937, per email from Jay Nellis, 2 March, 1998.
  122. Personal knowledge. She is about my age.
  123. Ontario birth record #006503-77. MS 929 Reel 28
  124. Ontario marriage record #008661-04. MS 932 Reel 114
  125. Age given as 26 on marriage record.
  126. Obituary of Isabella Russell Dobie (Rankin), from Jay Nellis, March/97.
  127. Ontario birth record #009350-80. MS 929 Reel 43
  128. Ontario death record #015298-13. MS 935 Reel 186
  129. Ontario birth record #001148-84. MS 929 Reel 63
  130. Implied from sister Isabella's obituary.
  131. Ontario birth record #001284-86. MS 929 Reel 75
  132. Ontario marriage record #004756-08. MS 932 Reel 133
  133. Ontario birth record #001340-88. Birth date changed from Dec. 13 by declaration dated 14/9/1929. MS 929 Reel 86
  134. Ontario birth record #001821-94. MS 929 Reel 119
  135. Ontario death record #001421-94. MS 935 Reel 70
  136. Obituary of Joseph Brydon Dobie, Chesley Enterprise, August 1, 1940, emailed by Jay A. Nellis, Sept. 14, 1998.
  137. Ontario marriage record #003855-86. MS 932 Reel 53
  138. Jay A. Nellis, 7434 Temple Ct., Rockford Il 61108. Gedcom file ELLIOT.GED.
  139. Ontario birth record #211425-88. MS 929 Reel 87
  140. Obituary of J. Milton Dobie, Owen Sound Sun, Sept. ?, 1918.
  141. Canadian Virtual War Memorial website http://www.virtualmemorial.gc.ca/
  142. Ontario birth record #001548-89. MS 929 Reel 91
  143. Lois Richardson, e-mailed listing of April 12, 1996, quoting James Barton's book "The Elliots, Hallidays and Dobies of Canada".
  144. Lois Richardson, e-mailed listing of April 12, 1996.
  145. Lois Richardson, e-mailed listing of April 12, 1996. Her older gedcom file has birthplace as Regina.
  146. Ontario birth record #009674-92. MS929 Reel 110
  147. Lois Richardson's gedcom file, August, 1995.
  148. Ontario birth record #010152-94. MS929 Reel 120
  149. Obituary of Isabella Elliott Dobie (Galbraith), from Jay Nellis, March/97.
  150. Lois Richardson, e-mailed listing of April 12, 1996. Place of death from Jay A. Nellis' gedcom, July, 1996.
  151. Ontario birth record #010881-96. MS929 Reel 131
  152. Obituary of Helen Lorna (Tindale) Dobie, from Jay Nellis, March/97.
  153. Obituary of Joseph Victor Dobie, from Jay Nellis, March/97.
  154. Lois Richardson, e-mailed listing of April 12, 1996. Place of marriage from Jay A. Nellis' gedcom, July, 1996.
  155. Newspaper clipping dated Fri. Oct. 25, 1963.
  156. Ontario birth record #015161. MS929, Reel 142
  157. Lois Richardson, e-mailed listing of April 12, 1996, quoting James Barton's book "The Elliots, Hallidays and Dobies of Canada". Place of death from Jay A. Nellis' gedcom, July, 1996.
  158. Birth date from 1901 census, from Lois Richardson. Birth place from Jay A. Nellis' gedcom, July, 1996.
  159. Stated in her obituary.
  160. Obituary of Violet Dobie, hand dated 24 Dec. '53, from Jay Nellis.
  161. Lois Richardson, e-mailed listing of April 12, 1996. Place of birth from Jay A. Nellis' gedcom, July, 1996.
  162. Obituary, of Margaret Dobie, hand dated 9 Feb. '76, from Jay Nellis
  163. Birth date given on 1901 census. Ont. Archives reel T-6458, Thessalon, Page 12, Family 114. Birthplace from daughter Ellen's death record.
  164. Ont. vital stats quoted as source in e-mail from D.J. McCarthy, 15 Feb. 1997.
  165. Birth date given on 1901 census. Ont. Archives reel T-6458, Thessalon, Page 12, Family 114. Birthplace from death record.
  166. Ontario death record #009470-20. MS 935 Reel 263
  167. Ontario death record #009470-20. MS 935 Reel 263
  168. Birth year from transcript of Little Rapids Cemetery, Sault & Branch OGS, ISBN 155075-0895. Obituary is hand dated 10 Feb. 1938. Page 5
  169. Transcript of Little Rapids Cemetery, Sault & Branch OGS, ISBN 155075 0895. Grave is in grid ID. 5
  170. Wesleyan Methodist Baptismal Records, Algoma District. Age given as 25 on marriage record. Birth date also given on 1901 census (Bruce Mines). Page 3
  171. Ontario marriage record #002327-98. MS 932 Reel 94
  172. Birth date given on 1901 census. Ont. Archives reel T-6457, North West Point (Bruce Mines) Page 8, Family 67.
  173. Transcript of Little Rapids Cemetery, Sault & Branch OGS, ISBN 155075 0895. Grave is in grid IC. 5
  174. Merritt Strum, letter of Feb. 7, 1995.
  175. Transcript of Little Rapids Cemetery, Sault & Branch OGS, ISBN 155075 0895. Grave is in grid IC. Death date confirmed and burial date obtained from J.S. Dobie obituary, Bruce Mines Spectator, Nov. 5, 1942. Page 6
  176. Ontario birth record #006081-01. MS929, Reel 153
  177. John McEachern, letter and documents July, 1997.
  178. Approximate age from John McEachern, documents & letter, July, 1997.
  179. Index of BDM Notices 1901-1925, Bruce Mines Spectator. From Lois Richardson.
  180. Ontario birth record #001112-77. MS 929 Reel 27
  181. Ontario marriage record #011239-02. MS 932 Reel 107
  182. Age given as 28 on marriage record.
  183. E-mail from Donna J. McCarthy, Feb 15, 1997.
  184. Ontario birth record #001015-79. Birth year of 1880 given on 1901 census but birth registered Feb. 26, 1879. MS 929 Reel 37
  185. Ontario marriage record #004625-06. MS 932 Reel 120
  186. Don Dunbar, e-mail of Feb. 19, 1997. Duncan Town was Don's wife's grandfather.
  187. Ontario death record #009475-20. MS 935 Reel 263
  188. Ontario birth record #001275-81. Birth year given as 1882 in 1901 census (Thessalon), but birth registered Jan. 14, 1881. MS 929 Reel 47
  189. Ontario birth record #001124-84. Same date on 1901 census (Thessalon). MS 929 Reel 63
  190. Ontario marriage record #001159-13. Also photocopy of marriage certificate sent by John McEachern, July, 1997. MS 932, Reel 247
  191. Marriage record says age 35 in 1913.
  192. Obituary of Joseph Beecher Dobie, April 1954, Sudbury Daily Star, photocopy sent me by John McEachern, July, 1997.
  193. Ontario birth record #001442-85. Birth date of 11-July-1885 given on 1901 census (Thessalon). MS 929 Reel 69
  194. John McEachern, letter & photographs, June, 1997.
  195. Ontario birth record #006023-91. Same date given on 1901 census. MS 929 Reel 103
  196. Occupation stated in marriage record. MS 932, Reel 377
  197. Ontario marriage record #006872. MS932, Reel 377
  198. Age stated as 29 in marriage record. MS 932, Reel 377
  199. Ontario birth record #001579-93. MS 929 Reel 114
  200. Ontario birth record #001475-96, with name crossed out, gives birth date of 15-Nov-1896. 1901 census (Thessalon) gives birth date used in this listing. MS 929 Reel 130
  201. Jay Nellis, email of Oct. 26, 1998, obit of Ellen E. Dobie from BGOGS surname file at Owen Sound Public Library.
  202. Index of BDM Notices 1901-1925, Bruce Mines Spectator. From Lois Richardson. Name from Merritt Strum, letter of Feb. 7, 1995.
  203. Ontario birth record #001873-95. MS 929 Reel 125
  204. Age given as 34 on marriage record, but birth date given as 15-Aug-1857 on 1901 census (Thessalon).
  205. Ontario marriage record #001209-89. MS 932 Reel 63
  206. Birth date given on 1901 census. Ont. Archives reel T-6458, Thessalon. Page 12 Family 115
  207. Transcript of Little Rapids Cemetery, Sault & Branch OGS, ISBN 155075 0895. 4
  208. Transcript of Little Rapids Cemetery, Sault & Branch OGS, ISBN 155075 0895. Grave is in grid 2C. 4
  209. Transcript of Little Rapids Cemetery, Sault & Branch OGS, ISBN 155075 0895. 6
  210. Transcript of Little Rapids Cemetery, Sault & Branch OGS, ISBN 155075 0895. Grave is in grid 2C. 6
  211. Ontario birth record #006026-91. MS 929 Reel 103
  212. Jane & Joe Buchanan, emails of Sept., 1999 -- josephbuchanan@rogers.com
  213. Ontario birth record #001974-92. MS929 Reel 109
  214. Ontario birth record #001588-93. MS 929 Reel 114
  215. Ontario birth record #005957-97. MS 929 Reel 137
  216. Ontario birth record #005733-99. MS 929, Reel 145
  217. Descendant chart from Garry Bishop, letter of Feb. 14, 1996. Also Jane Buchanan, email Sept. 24, 1999.


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