CENSUS INFORMATION: In the 1841 UK Census, she is listed as Mary Jacka, aged 1 and born in county. She is living in Ashton, Breage, with her parents, 3 sisters and 3 brothers. (HO107/136, Enumeration District 5, Folio 29, Page 16).
In the 1851 UK Census, she is listed as Mary Ann Jacka, aged 10 and born in Breage. She is living with her parents, 3 brothers and a sister in Penhale, Breage. (HO 107/1913, Folio 345, Page 3).
In the 1861 UK Census, she is listed as Mary Ann Jacka, an unmarried agricultural labourer, aged 20 and born in Breage. She is living with Richard and Elizabeth Pearce in Ashton, Breage. (RG9/1574, Folio 116, Page 20).
In the 1871 UK Census, she is listed as Mary A Jacka, a dressmaker aged 28 and born in Breage. She is living with her aunt (Eliza Quintrell), and another relative, (also called Eliza Jacka, aged 11) in Ashton, Breage. (RG10/2308, Folio 44, Page 24).
In the 1881 UK Census, she is listed as Mary Ann Dobb, a widow aged 40 and born in Breage. She is living in Ashton, Breage, with 5 sons, 4 daughters and an aunt. (In view of her marriage date, some must be step-children). (RG11/2326, Folio 85, Page 10).
In the 1900 US Census, she is listed as Mary An Dobb, a widow aged 60, born in England in April 1840. She is living in Meaderville Township, Silver Bow County, Montana, with two of her (one is a step) sons - Matthew and James. She had married in 1874, and immigrated in 1885. She was married for 26 years, and has had 5 children, 3 of whom are living; she has been in the USA for 15 years. (Supervisors District 150 - Montana, Enumeration District 87, Sheet 5).
GENERAL NOTES: BIRTH: Birth is recorded in the GRO indexes for the Helston Registration District in the June quarter of 1840 under reference 9.111. She is listed as Mary Ann Jacka.
BAPTISM: Date: 02-Sep 1842
Parish Or Reg District: Germoe
Name: Mary Ann JACKA
Father Forename: James
Mother Forename: Mary Ann
Father Rank Profession: Miner
MARRIAGE: Marriage is recorded in the GRO indexes for the Helston Registration District in the December quarter of 1874 under reference 5c 333. The couple are listed as William Dobb and Mary Ann Jacka.
MIGRATION: Her husband died in 1879; after 1881 she went to the USA and ended in Butte, Montana, USA.
Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935 about Mary A Dobb:
Name: Mary A Dobb
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1840
Date of Arrival: 21 Jul 1886
Port of Arrival: Quebec, Quebec
Port of Departure: Liverpool, England; Londonderry, Ireland
DEATH: Web: RootsWeb Death Index, 1796-2010 about Mary Ann Dobb:
Name: Mary Ann Dobb
Birth Date: abt 1839
Age at Death: 66 Years
Death Date: 24 Nov 1905.
BURIAL: Web: RootsWeb Cemetery Index, 1800-2010 about Mary Ann Dobb:
Name: Mary Ann Dobb
Death Date: Nov 1905
Burial Place: Silver Bow, Montana, USA
Cemetery: Mt. Moriah Cemetery.
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