Abraham Jobe was born in Carter County, Tennessee on October 9, 1817, the son of David Jobe (1785-1868) and Ruth Tipton Jobe (1791-1864). About 1821, he moved with his parents to Cades Cove, Tennessee. In 1830 or 1831, the Jobes moved to the Cherokee Indian Nation in northern Georgia. After living among the Cherokees for two years, the Jobes moved to the Creek Indian Nation in Benton County, Alabama. In 1834, the family moved to Walker County, Georgia.
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Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents
The Autobiography, or Memoirs of Dr. A. Jobe consists of an original bound volume; a poem and a letter found inside the volume; photocopies of two documents about Dr. Abraham Jobe and his autobiography; and a photocopy of a typed transcript of the autobiography. Dr. Jobe wrote his memoirs between 1849 and 1904 to document his youth in Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama; his medical and surgical practice in northwestern North Carolina and northeast Tennessee; and his Civil War...
1849-1904, 1948, 1962, 1972