1910 Homestead, Canyon, ID Census Dotson, Pleasant b. TN but I can not get the census image to come up. also indexed for Homestead are the following Dotson's Alice b. ID Archie b. ID Bernice b. Nebraska Blanche b. Nebraska Carroll (male) b. Nebraska Charlie b. Iowa Clifford b. ID Cora b. Iowa Fern b. Iowa Floyd (?female) b. Nebraska Frank b. Iowa Grace b. Nebraska J. W. b. MO John b. Iowa Johnnie b. Nebraska Josie b. MO Mabel b. ID Mary b. Nebraska Mrytle b. Iowa Nellie b. Iowa Oma b. Nebraska Pleasant b. TN Terry b. Nebraska Verna b. Nebraska
New Plymouth 1910 Charles C b. ID Edgar L b. MO Edna M b. Kansas Grace G b. Ohio Lola M b. Kansas Mattie B b. Kansas Roy b. ID Ruth b. ID Thomas E b. Nebraska
1917 Idaho death index (ancestry.com) lists 21 Dotson names from 1911-1951 Dotson, Pleasant b. 7 Nov 1828 Holston River, Hawkins,TN d. 6 Dec 1917 Caldwell,Canyon,Idaho cert #019454
1920 Census index for Canyon County Idaho has the following Dotson's Jas W in Caldwell James W in Homestead John H Homestead
From the History of Idaho The Gem of the MTs 1920 Vol 3 "J Wesley Dotson, a wheat raiser aof Canyon county and also engaged in the production of the famous Idaho potatoes, was born in Kansas, 8 Nov 1856, his parents being Pleasant and Mary Campbell Dotson, who were natives of TN nd soon after their marriage removed to Kansas.The father purchased a farm in the Sunflower state and there carried on the work of tilling the soil until 1905, when he came to Idaho with his family and homesteaded one hundred and sixty acres of wild land two miles northwest of the farm upon which his son J Wesley now resides/There his attention was given to the cultivation of the fields and the care of his crops until his life's labors ended on the 6th of Dec 1917. For a long period he had survived his wife, who had passed away in Kansas in 1895.
J Wesley Dotson was reared and educated in the Sunflower state and there he remained until he was 38 yrs of age.He then came with his father to the northwest and homesteaded 80 acres of land.
In 1899 Mr Dotson was united in marriage to Miss Blanche Smith, a native of Nebraska, in which state the wedding was celebrated.They have become the parents of 7 children: Terry F, Mary E, Alice S, Mabel L, Amy M, Frances D, and Orval P.
Also from another section of the History of Idaho " In 1887 Mr. W R Fisher was married to Miss Mary Dotson, a native of Iowa and daughter of Pleasant and Mary Campbell Dotson.They were married at Harlan, Iowa and are the parents of five children.Robert Clive married Euna Phillips, Joel Franklin minister of the Free Methodist church and married Olive Ramsey, Arthur Hallan married Edna Mills.Paul R......"