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George Washington and Abby (Scott) Dobler,  Yuma

Sarah "Gookin" daughter of Dan'l and Eunice Gookin, born  April 3, 1828, in Danville, Vermont, , married Alfred Scott, born in Westford to Samuel and Sarah Scott, marriage September 4, 1852 in Lowell, Massachusetts.

Daniel Gookin, 2d, came to Danville, from Washington, N. H., in 1806, and located at South Danville, where he ran a carding-mill. He afterwards engaged in farming and died in 1865. Of his children, two reside in town, and one in Peacham. Daniel O., who resides on road 69, is engaged in the insurance business. A Daniel Gookin also located at North Danville, and for a time carried on the carding business at the mill now said to be the first carding-mill ever brought to America. 

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Gookin, Daniel (Edm., Rd., Dan., Gert. Dan.) [b. 10 May 1778, rem. to Danville, Vt., m. (1) Mary Jones, 3 June 1804, m. (2) Eunice Moody, 5 Oct. 1820, d. Danville, 10 Aug. 1865], 566
Vermont Vital Records have a Eunice Moody born 1787 dying Aug 3, 1843 in Danville, Caledonia County.

In 1870 Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Alfred Scott is running a livery stable - he and Sarah have Allice 7, Edna 5, Fred 3, and Louisa E. 1, all kids born in Massachusetts.  Rebecca Gorkin, like Sarha born in  Vermont, worksa t a woolen mill.

In 1880 Alfred and Sarah Scott are in La Salle County, Illinois, where he's a grain dealer.  They have Alice 17, Edward 15, Fred 13, Adie 11, and May 6, all kids born in Massachusetts.

Sarah Scott  homesteaded a quarter in 23, 2N 48W in 1907 just east of Yuma - with the railroad passing through it.  Witnesses were Peter A. Wullbrandt, William B. McNichols, Henry James, and Luthur Mustain, all of Yuma.  In 1897 she cash-claimed a quarter just north - so she owned the land between the cemetery and the railroad. 

Rebecca Gookin 1826-1894 is buried in the Yuma cemetery, on the same stone as Fred L. Scott - 1865-1923.

Fred L. Scott cash-claimed a quarter in section 18, 2N 47W in 1891 - about four miles northeast of Yuma.

In 1900 Yuma Sarah Scott, Born March 1828 in Vermont is farming by Yuma.  She's had nine children, four living.  With her are Fred L. Jan 1867, farming, Adda May 1869, and May B. May 1874 both school teachers - all born in Massachusetts.

1901 "Fred Scott is cutting hay for the Marley ranch."

In 1860 Clinton County, Iowa Martin Dobler, 37, born in France, and Catharine 34 have John M. 24, George W. 13, Catharine C. 10, William 8, Edward 6, Joseph P. 3, and Lewis O. five months.

George W. Dobler married Viola R. Walrod December 7, 1876 in Clinton County, Iowa.

POLLY RAHAMA^ (Carley^), born in Shalorsville, 0., December 27, 1829; married, July l?, 1848, Nicholas
Walrod, a merchant, who died June 5, 1897. Children :

7600 Lucretia Ann Walrod, bom April 3, 1849; married

(1), Sept. 18, 1866, Andrew J. Staggs; married
(2), John J. Huebner, a merchant; two sons by
second marriage.

7601 Ellen Eady Walrod, born Jan. 27, 1851 ; married, April

18, 1867, Alden O. Mudge, a dentist ; three children.

7602 Electa Elizabeth Walrod, born Feb. 27, 1853.

7603 Horace Herman Walrod, born Oct. 24, 1854!; married

Amelia McConnell ; he is a merchant ; one daughter

7604 Ruhama Viola Walrod, born July 14, 1858; married

Dr. L. E. George, a dentist.

There's a George Dobler, 30, laborer, in 1880 Clinton County, Iowa, born in Iowa - father born in France - married to Viola 24, also born in Iowa.

In 1885 Benton County Iowa G.W. Dobler is a merchant, born in Pennsylvania, with Viola.  Next line is Nicholas M. Walrod, 64, also a merchant, born in New York.

George W. Dobler cash-claimed a quarter in 33, 3N 48W in 1891 - about four miles north of Yuma.  Nicholas N. Walrod cash-claimed a quarter in section 35 in 1890, about two miles away.

George W. Dobler cash-claimed a quarter in 3, 1N 48W in 1894 - two miles south of Yuma.  Also in 1894, Nicholas cash-claimed a quarter in 19, 4N 48W - next to a John P. Pesch 1894 cash claim. 

George  got around - in 1899 he and James A. Kimber were appointed as a committee on vocal music for the Eckley Old Settlers reunion.

1899 George Dobler, John Chambers, Lloyd Hamsher and others put the base ball diamond in excellent shape last Friday."

He was elected trustee, along with Amos Binford, F.J. Stoner, and Henry James.  James Kerr was elected mayor.

In 1900 Yuma, living on Weld Avenue, Goerge is divorced, born October 1849 in Pennsylvania, father born in France.



July 1901 "The school rooms were papered yesterday.  Rev. Rarick and George Dobler did the job."




One paragraph in the Action On the Plains says that in 1886 along the main street "a new store to be occupied by G.W. Dobler"


1903 "The two retiring teachers, Mrs. George Dobler and Miss Owen have given perfect satisfaction to all, but have decided to discontinue teaching altogether.  Mrs. Dobler has taught in the Primary department of the Yuma schools for the past eight years and is a favorite of the little folks and a lady that has the best wishes and friendship of all Yuma county for she has certainly done much good toward starting the little ones in the right.  After school is closed she will join her husband at Benkleman, Neb."

1904 Wray

1903 "Miss Edna Scott, who has been visiting at the home of her mother, Mrs. Sarah Scott, returned to her home in Chicago on Thursday evening."

1903 "Lester Scott is visiting his uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. George Dobler, at Stratton, Nebraska."


April 17, 1908 Yuma "Born Wednesday, April 15, to Mr. and Mrs. George Dobler, a fine boy baby."  - (maybe Abby came back to Yuma to have the baby with her mother)

In 1910 Sarah, 82, is living with daughter Addie L. Dobler and George in Stratton, Nebraska.  Dorothy L. is  5, and Lawrence E. is 2.

Dorothy graduated from Stratton, Nebraska high school in 1922.

IN 1930 Lincoln Abbie "Dobbler"  is 60, a waitress. Dorothy, 25, is a school teacher.  Dorothy Louise Dobler of Lincoln was at the University of Nebraska in 1929, and in 1930 Lincoln Lincoln Algot E. Taylor of Boyer, Iowa was issued a license to wed Dorothy L. Dobler of Lincoln.

In 1931 Lincoln Algot E. (Dorothy) is a farmer, living at 1429 L. 

1954 " Mr. and Mrs. Algot Taylor and her mother, Mrs. Addie Dobler spent Thanksgiving in Lincoln, Nebraska with their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Don Mead."

Algot E. 1896-1979 and Dorothy L. 1904-1995 Taylor are buried in Vail Cemetery, Crawford County, Iowa.51716883

Addie is in Lincoln in 1940, 70, widowed, one of three women lodging with Ralph Hutton, 57.

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