Biographical and Genealogical History of Morris County New Jersey. Illustrated. Vol. II., Lewis Publishing Company, New York and Chicago, 1899.
For twelve years Dr. DOBBINS has been a member of the dental profession of Morristown, and he has gained an enviable distinction as a successful practitioner. He is a native of Burlington county, New Jersey, born at Mount Holly, on the 24th of October, 1863, a son of John H. and Catharine B. (MILBINE) DOBBINS, who were also natives of the same county. The paternal grandfather of the Doctor, Samuel A. DOBBINS, served as sheriff of Burlington county during the war of the Rebellion, and later was a member of congress for two terms, ably representing his district in the council chambers of the nation. The Doctor's parents now reside in Mount Holly, where the father is engaged in the banking business.
Dr. DOBBINS spent the days of his boyhood and youth in his native town, his time being given to the duties of the school-room and the pleasures of the playground. Having acquired a good literary education on which to rest a professional training, he matriculated in the Pennsylvania College of Dental Surgery, at Philadelphia, where he was graduated in February, 1885, on the completion of a thorough and comprehensive course, which well fitted him for his work. He came immediately to Morristown, where he has since been engaged in practice. He has a liberal and constantly increasing patronage, for his ability commands the public confidence, his superior ,workmanship ranking him among the leaders in the profession in Morris county. He followed the most improved methods, and has his office supplied with the most modern equipment and facilities.
In the year 1886 the Doctor was united in marriage to Miss Hannah ANNES of Morristown. They hold a high position in social circles, and are members of the Methodist Episcopal church, while the Doctor is a member of the Independent Hose Company, of the Morristown fire department.
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