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

On the Lake

William Dobbin, Barbara, Blanche, and Wallace Dobbin  
Wally, Blanche, and Barbara Dobbin spent the summer of 1935 in Glenwood, Minnesota with Wally's father and family. William James Dobbin - "Big Papa", was a retired postman and in the late 1800's had emigrated to America, via Canada, from Antrim, Northern Ireland. William's first wife was Birdie Mae Peacock, but had died when Wally was about 8. William's second wife whom he married in 1916, was Alice Cryrus.

1 comment:

Kat Mortensen said...

I'm really enjoying these images and the story of your grandmother's life, Mike. I like this shot particularly, for the apparent joy in all their faces and the obvious love shared by your grandparents.

I might steal this blog idea.