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Husband:  Philip DOMBAUGH
Birth:  ca. 8 Feb 1831, Germany or possibly Alsace-Lorraine [France] 
Death:  5 Oct 1904, Marion, Marion Co., OH
Migration:   ca. 1841, Germany to Crawford Co., OH, with parents (first Galion, later Bucyrus)
Occupation:  1853-56, proprietor, Marion Mirror (newspaper)
Occupation:  1856-57, postmaster, Marion
Occupation:  1860-75, clerk of the Marion County Court
Occupation:  ?-1904, bookkeeper
Fraternal:  Royal Arch Mason, C.H.
Politics:  Democrat

In the 1930 census, our subjects' son, Robert, indicates that his father was born in Alsace-Lorraine.

Marriage:  26 Oct 1853, Crawford Co., OH
Migration:  after marriage, to Marion, Marion Co., OH
Wife:  Sarah Ellen / Allen DEARDORFF
Birth:  in PA or OH
Death:  1894
Father:  Emanuel DEARDORFF (1805-1885) Cumberland Co., PA, to Bucyrus Co., OH
Mother:  Elizabeth HOWENSTEIN (1808-1867) Bucyrus Co., OH

In the 1930 census, our subjects' son, Robert, indicates that his mother was born in Pennsylvania though, in earlier censuses, he had given his mother's birthplace as Ohio.

1.  Harry Mason DOMBAUGH, Lt-Com. USN, b. 1856; d. 1934
2.  Charles Deardorff  DOMBAUGH, b. ca. 21 Mar 1857, Marion, Marion Co., OH; d. there 15 Jan 1878
3.  Edgar Allen DOMBAUGH, b. ca. 18 Mar 1860 
4.  Victor E. DOMBAUGH
5.  Jacob Fredrick DOMBAUGH
6.  Robert Sweney "Bob" DOMBAUGH, b. 17 Jul 1868, Marion Marion Co., OH 
7.  Philip Emerson DOMBAUGH; resided Toledo, Lucas Co., OH
8.  William DOMBAUGH; resided CA
9.  John DOMBAUGH, died age 19
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1.  Marriage Index: Ohio, 1851-1900, from Liahona Research (Broderbund CD-236):  Crawford County Court Records, Film #0388675-0388686.
Dombaugh, Philip Deardorff, Ellen 26 Oct 1853 Crawford Co.

2.  See brief biography of "Robert S. Dombaugh" excerpted from A History of Marion County, Ohio, and Representative Citizens by J. Wilbur Jacoby (1907), and other excerpts from this work. 

3.  1790-1870 Ohio Census Index (online at Ancestry.com):
1850 Dombaugh Nicholas Tuscarawas Co. Clay Twp. p. 292
1860 Dombaugh Valentine Sandusky Co. Fremont p. 165
1860 Dombaugh A. Crawford Co. New Washington Village p. 278
1860 Dombaugh Philip Marion Co. Marion Twp. p. 328
 There's a good chance Nicholas is his father and the other two are his brothers.

4. Census Index:  Ohio, 1880 (Broderbund CD-20):
Dombaugh, Philip Marion Co. Marion Wards 1 & 4 p. 184D

5.  Potts, Allen L.  1999.  German Immigrant Death Dates from Marion County, Ohio: Probate Court Records.
Dombaugh, Philip Oct 5, 1904 widowed 73y 7m 27d Marion Village Germany bookkeeper

6.  Marion County, Ohio, Death Records, Vol. I, 1867-1800.  Marion Area Genealogical Society, Marion, OH.
Name Death Date Age Place of Death Place of Birth Cause of Death
DOMBAUGH, Charles Deardoff 01/15/78 20y9m25d Marion Marion Chronic Pneu

7.  Birthdates computed using Ben Buckner's Birthday Calculator.

8.  J. Wilbur Jacoby.  1907.  History of Marion County, Ohio, and Representative Citizens.  Biographical Publ. Co., Chicago, IL (Broderbund CD-450; also online at Heritage Pursuit).  Biographical sketch of  Robert S. Dombaugh.  Also in this work: 
p. 526 ROBERT S. DOMBAUGH, M.D., physician and surgeon, at Waldo, was born July 27, 1868, at Marion, Ohio, and is a son of Philip and Sarah Allen (DEARDORFF) DOMBAUGH.

Philip DOMBAUGH was born in Germany and accompanied his parents to America at the age of 10 years.  They settled first at Gallon, Ohio, and later at Bucyrus.  After his marriage, Philip DOMBAUGH removed to Marion, where he was clerk of the courts for 15 years.  He reared a family of nine children, namely:  Philip Emerson, residing at Toledo; Harry Mason, who graduated from the United States Naval Academy, at Annapolis, Maryland, and is now serving as a lieutenant commander in the United States Navy; Charles who died in 1876; William, residing in California; Edgar A., deceased; Victor, who is connected with The Huber Manufacturing Company, at Marion; Robert S.; John, who died aged 19 years; and J. Frederick, who is connected with The Norris & Christian Lime & Stone Company, at Marion.  Philip DOMBAUGH died in October, 1905, his wife having passed away in 1894...

9.  Broderbund.  World Family Trees.  Vol. 6, Pedigree No. 1466.

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