Patrick Dorsey1

M, b. March 31, 1833, d. February 14, 1904
Father*Timothy Dorsey1 b. 1809, d. September 8, 1854
Mother*Margaret Lafin1 d. circa 1840
     Patrick Dorsey was born on March 31, 1833 in Boherroe in the Parish of Aglishcormick, County Limerick. Godparents were Edmund Murnane and Ellen O'Brien.2,3 He was the son of Timothy Dorsey and Margaret Lafin.1 Patrick Dorsey died on February 14, 1904 in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, at age 70. The death record identifies Patrick's parents as Timothy Dorsey and Margaret Lafin. This suggests that Tomothy's marriage to Ellen Dea wsas his second marriage.4 He was buried in St. Mary Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota.4


September 3, 1850Towanda, Bradford County, Pennsylvania5
June 2, 1860Henry, Marshall County, Illinois6
July 3, 1865The record lists two girls and one boy less than 1o years old.Henry, Marshall County, Illinois7
August 6, 1870Bennington Township, Marshall County, Illinois8
June 16, 1880Patrick was working in a sawmill and Anna was a seamstressClinton, Clinton County, Iowa9
June 4, 1895Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota10
June 2, 1900Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota11
Last Edited8 Feb 2021


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  4. [S51] Minnesota, Death Records, 1866-1916, online…, LDS: volume/page/certificate number: CN 314, film number:     1499028, digital folder number: 4225024, image number: 338.
  5. [S418] September 3, 1850 Census Record, Provo, Utah, Roll: M432_756; Page: 5A; Image: 254.
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  7. [S59] July 3, 1865 Census Record, Provo, Utah, Archive Collection Number: 103.010; Roll Number: 2182; Line: 15.
  8. [S45] August 6, 1870 Census Record, Provo, Utah.
  9. [S46] June 16, 1880 Census Record, Provo, Utah, Roll: 334; Family History Film: 1254334; Page: 206B; Enumeration District: 290; Image: 0414.
  10. [S49] June 4, 1895 Census Record, Provo, Utah, line number: 5, family number: 599, page number: 20, gsu film number: 000565781.
  11. [S47] June 2, 1900 Census Record, Provo, Utah, Ward 9; Roll: 769; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 98; FHL microfilm: 1240769.