The struggle was especially bitter during the administrations of the last three royal governors, Arthur Dobbs (1684-1765), William Tryon (1729-1788) and Josiah Martin (1737-1786).
Richard Dobbs Spaight, Sr. Dem.-Repub.
DOBBS FERRY, a village of Westchester county, New York, on the E.
Dobbs Ferry is served by the Hudson River division of the New York Central railway.
The name of the village was derived from a Swede, Jeremiah Dobbs, whose family probably moved hither from Delaware, and who at the beginning of the last quarter of the 18th century had a skiff ferry, which was kept up by his family for a century afterwards.