I am always interested in how the Afican American Dolberrys acquired the name. As far as I can tell, my ancestors were too dirt poor to go into any of that "slaveholding" nonsense. But maybe I am deep down hoping to sidestep any "ancestral guilt". Anyway, we have traced the Dolberry name back to a young boy who stowed away on a ship from Ireland around 1820. (But strangely enough there is one sole Dolbery headstone in Massachusetts Bay colony from around 1700.