- Born: Abt 1605, Ireland
- Marriage (1): Margaret Drew about 1630
- Marriage (2): Ann (?) about 1650
- Died: 29 Apr 1671-27 Jun 1671, Northampton Co., VA
John Dalby was named in Edward Drew's will proven Dec 26 1649 at Northampton Co, VA. It was on this date that Edward Drew, wife Mary, left after her death, left 1/3 of my land with the housing belonging thereto to Edward Dolby, the eldest son of John Dolby. The other 2/3 to the children of John Dolby to be equally divided between them that he hath or shall have by Margaret his wife.
He made a will on Apr 29 1671 that was proven Jun 27 1671 in Accomack Co., VA as John Dolby Sr. of the Parish of Hungars in the County of Northampton. To Margaret & Ann Dolby, daughters of my son Edward. To John, Margaret & Mary Major, children of William Major. To Thomas & Temperance Johnson, children of Obedience Johnson. To son Peter. To son John. To wife (no name) To son Peter & my wife all my land & mill jointly during her life, reversion to sons Edward & John equally, 100 acres to each & 250 acres to my son Peter, being the remainder of my plantation. Wife & children residual legatees. Wife Exec. Edward Dolby, Obedience Johnson & William Major overseers - Witt: John Tilney, John White.
John married Margaret Drew about 1630. (Margaret Drew was born about 1610 in England and died before 1650 in Northampton Co., VA.)
John next married Ann (?) about 1650. (Ann (?) was born about 1630 in Northampton Co., VA and died on 31 Oct 1671 in Northampton Co., VA.)