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Jessie Laurel Gobin [Parents] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 was born on 20 Jun 1895 in Decatur, Wise County, TX. He died on 26 May 1972 in Vernon, Wilbarger County, TX. He married Irene Dorcas Blume in 1917 in TX.

Jessie's nickname was Pete. He is listed in the 1930 Census as John.
He may have been born out of wedlock; his father's identity is
unknown. He was a justice of the peace in Vernon, Wilbarger County,
TX.

Irene Dorcas Blume 1, 2, 3 was born on 12 Jul 1898 in McLennan County, TX. She died on 18 Feb 1961 in Vernon, Wilbarger County, TX. She married Jessie Laurel Gobin in 1917 in TX.

They had the following children:

  F i Sybil Gobin 1, 2, 3 was born on 5 Nov 1918 in TX. She died on 12 Apr 2002 in Colorado City, Mitchell County, TX.

Married to Charles C. Stevens before 1954 in Texas.
  M ii Paul Ray Gobin 1, 2, 3 was born on 5 Apr 1921 in Foard County, TX. He died on 10 Mar 1994 in Gray County, TX.

Married to Geneva Lucille Clark in TX.
  M iii Homer Truett Gobin 1, 2 was born on 8 Jul 1923 in Foard County, TX. He died on 16 Jan 1945.

Homer Truett Gobin died during battle in World War II.
  M iv Robert Gerald Gobin
  M v Jessie Laurel Gobin Jr. 1 was born on 20 Jan 1928 in Foard County, TX. He died in Dec 1977 in Tarrant County, TX.

Jessie Gobin Jr.'s nickname was Buddy.

James Kelon Pingelton [Parents] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 was born on 26 Oct 1893 in Pensacola, Escambia County, FL. He died on 22 Feb 1950 in Panhandle, Carson County, TX. He was buried on 24 Feb 1950 in Panhandle Cemetery, Panhandle, Carson County, TX. He married Winnie Boage on 19 Jan 1937 in TX.

James Kelon Pingelton was married to Thelma A., date unknown, but it
was sometime before his marriage to Winnie Boage. He had a son,
Richard Earl Pingelton, with Thelma, according to his obituary.

Winnie Boage 1 was born about 1900 in TX. She died before 1962. She married James Kelon Pingelton on 19 Jan 1937 in TX.

They had the following children:

  F i Patricia Ann Pingelton
  F ii Shirley Mae Pingelton 1 was born on 14 Nov 1941 in Dallas County, TX. She died on 21 Apr 1989 in Fort Bend County, TX.
  M iii James Kelon Pingelton Jr.
  F iv Sammie Pingelton

Green Bobbitt was born in 1791 in Samson County, NC. He died in 1838. He married Barbara Finch on 18 Jun 1813 in NC.

Barbara Finch 1 was born on 20 Mar 1795 in NC. She died on 30 Jul 1859 in TN. She married Green Bobbitt on 18 Jun 1813 in NC.

Barbara Finch Bobbitt and son Haywood were part of daughter Melissa
Jane Bobbitt Swaim's household in the 1850 Census for Weakley County,
TN.

They had the following children:

  F i Matilda Caroline Bobbitt was born in 1814 in Wake County, NC. She died after 1850.
  F ii Melissa Jane Bobbitt
  M iii Wiley P. M. Bobbitt was born on 9 Jul 1823. He died after 1850.
  M iv Haywood Edison Bobbitt 1 was born on 10 Jul 1832. He died after 1850.

Haywood Bobbitt and his mother Barbara Finch Bobbitt were part of
sibling Melissa Jane Bobbitt Swaim's household in the 1850 Census for
Weakley County, TN.

Jeremiah Weatherly Swaim [Parents] 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 was born on 20 May 1809 in Greensboro, Guilford County, NC. He died on 10 Sep 1880 in Weakley County, TN. He was buried on 11 Sep 1880 in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Weakley County, TN. He married Melissa Jane Bobbitt on 23 Oct 1831 in NC.

Jeremiah W. Swaim is listed in Goodspeed's History of Tennessee as
being of "Irish descent." Maybe on his mother's side.

Melissa Jane Bobbitt [Parents] 1, 2, 3 was born on 1 Mar 1817 in Wake County, NC. She died on 2 Nov 1884 in Weakley County, TN. She was buried on 3 Nov 1884 in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Weakley County, TN. She married Jeremiah Weatherly Swaim on 23 Oct 1831 in NC.

They had the following children:

  M i Andrew Jackson Swaim 1, 2 was born on 2 Mar 1833 in Weakley County, TN. He died on 23 May 1895.

Andrew Jackson Swaim was an at-large delegate to the 1876 Democratic
County Convention in Weakley County, TN.
  M ii Samuel Houston Swaim 1, 2 was born on 17 Apr 1836 in Weakley County, TN. He died on 4 Jan 1895.
  M iii William Green Swaim 1, 2 was born about 1839 in Weakley County, TN. He died on 23 Jun 1864.

William Swaim was killed in the American Civil War at the Battle of
Kennesaw Mountain (GA), 23 Jun 1864.
  M iv Byrom M. Swaim 1, 2 was born on 28 Nov 1841 in Weakley County, TN. He died on 9 Apr 1903.
  F v Matilda Carolina Swaim 1 was born about 1844 in Weakley County, TN. She died about 1882.
  F vi Mary Elizabeth Swaim 1 was born on 5 Feb 1847 in Weakley County, TN. She died on 10 Jul 1884 in Johnson County, AR.
  M vii Thomas Hendricks Swaim
  F viii Martha J. Swaim was born on 28 Feb 1852 in Weakley County, TN. She died on 11 Feb 1930.
  F ix Emily Cornelia Swaim 1 was born on 17 Sep 1854 in Weakley County, TN. She died on 31 Jan 1897.
  M x Clinton Atkins Swaim 1 was born on 28 Nov 1857 in Weakley County, TN. He died on 6 Nov 1914.

Domenic Defazio 1, 2 was born in 1858 in Italy. He died in 1925 in Baltimore, Baltimore City County, MD. He was buried in 1925 in Holy Redeemer Cemetery, Baltimore, Baltimore City County, MD. He married Elizabeth Marie Bonadio about 1890 in Italy.

Elizabeth Marie Bonadio 1, 2 was born in 1869 in Italy. She died in 1927 in Baltimore, Baltimore City County, MD. She was buried in 1927 in Holy Redeemer Cemetery, Baltimore, Baltimore City County, MD. She married Domenic Defazio about 1890 in Italy.

They had the following children:

  M i Samuel Francis Defazio
  F ii Rose Defazio

William Thomas Fambrough [Parents] 1, 2, 3, 4 was born on 14 Dec 1849 in Walton County, GA. He died on 12 Jul 1933 in Wayland, Stephens County, TX. He was buried on 14 Jul 1933 in Wayland Cemetery, Wayland, Stephens County, TX. He married Mary A. Boone on 18 Feb 1872 in Rusk County, TX.

Other marriages:
Swaim, Melissa A.
Williams, Emma

Mary A. Boone 1 was born on 1 Dec 1854 in TX. She died on 28 Apr 1883 in Breckenridge, Stephens County, TX. She married William Thomas Fambrough on 18 Feb 1872 in Rusk County, TX.


James Dennis Dowling [Parents] was born in 1758 in VA. He died on 2 Feb 1802 in SC. He married Mary Polly Boutwell before 1775.

Mary Polly Boutwell was born in 1760 in VA. She died in 1815 in VA. She married James Dennis Dowling before 1775.

They had the following children:

  F i Sarah Dowling

John Dowling [Parents] was born in 1759 in Augusta County, VA. He died on 6 Jun 1826 in Darlington County, SC. He married Nancy Boutwell in 1783 in SC.

Around age 16, John Dowling joined Pickney's First South Carolina
Regiment on November 4, 1775. He later served with Francis Marion,
known as the "Swamp Fox."
From "The Dowling Family Genealogy" by Noel Peeler Dowling.

Nancy Boutwell was born in 1763 in Cheraws District, SC. She died on 30 Mar 1849 in Coffee County, AL. She was buried on 31 Mar 1849 in Old Zion Church Cemetery, Coffee County, AL. She married John Dowling in 1783 in SC.

They had the following children:

  M i Dempsey Dowling

Lemuel Bowden was born about 1832. He died after 1860. He married Sarah Ann Dean on 20 Dec 1859 in Monroe County, AL.

Sarah Ann Dean [Parents] 1, 2 was born on 14 Jan 1832 in Conecuh County, AL. She died after 1860. She married Lemuel Bowden on 20 Dec 1859 in Monroe County, AL.


Jeremiah Swaim [Parents] was born on 30 Mar 1852 in Maury County, TN. He died on 13 Jul 1914 in England, Lonoke County, AR. He married Ella Prudence Boyd on 14 Jan 1880 in Lonoke County, AR.

Other marriages:
Boyd, Ida Louise

Jeremiah Swaim had a third wife, Floy O'Kelly; they were married on
23 Feb 1910. Apparently they had no children.

Ella Prudence Boyd was born on 22 Nov 1858. She died on 22 Aug 1885 in Lonoke County, AR. She married Jeremiah Swaim on 14 Jan 1880 in Lonoke County, AR.

Ella Prudence Boyd and Ida Louise Boyd were sisters.

They had the following children:

  F i Alma Prudence Swaim was born on 9 Nov 1884 in Lonoke County, AR. She died on 2 Aug 1958 in Sumter County, GA.

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