Blanche Elizabeth Shaw Dobbin

Blanche Elizabeth Shaw Dobbin
was born on June 17, 1908 in Pomfret, Maryland;
lived from 1928 to 1997 in Hyattsville, Maryland;
and died in Virginia Beach, Virginia on October 21, 2003

A Family Portrait

The Dobbin Family
Wally, Blanche, and Barbara in a studio portrait taken in 1936. By this time, Wally had more regular and steady work at the Washington train terminal. He eventually would become a yardmaster there, sorting out the many trains that came into Washington everyday.

They lived in Hyattsville now on Drury Rd. in a rental house. In June of 1938, they moved into a brand new house on Livingston St., which became the home that I remember.

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