My name is Con Mobley and my
great great grand father, Levi Mobley and his wife Sarah Ritchey, died
and are buried in Newport.
My family was quite involved in
the early history of Washington Co., particularly around the Newport area. My great grandfather,
John Brice Mobley, his younger brother Samuel and their brother in law, Sumner
Bosworth where land speculating in that area in the 1840's. Sumner was married
to Michal Ann (Mycha) Mobley, younger sister of John Brice. Sumner owned a
cooperage shop on the north road out of Newport. Samuel Mobley was apprenticed to
Sumner to learn the coopers trade.
Samuel was married to Dorcas
My great grand father, John Brice
Mobley was married firstly; to Lucy Anne Pratt, daughter of Elisha and Rachel
He married secondly Elizabeth
Dana, daughter of Rev. Alfred Dana and Ann Tulley Pratt.
My grand father, George Gale
Mobley was born around Lowell
As you have information on your site about a Dr. George Gale I am beginning to
suspect a connection some where to the Gale family.
As you well know the common
practice was to carry to family names into the following generations.
So we are closely connected to
the these Washington
County families such as
the Dana, Greene, Pratt, Bosworth, Ritchey, Morris , Brice and Tulley to name a
If you would like to check out
our web site it is Mobley Family
Armstrong , B.C. Canada