William Dorsey1

M, b. February 2, 1836
Father*Timothy Dorsey1 b. 1809, d. September 8, 1854
Mother*Margaret Lafin1 d. circa 1840
     William Dorsey was born on February 2, 1836 in Boherroe in the Parish of Aglishcormick, County Limerick. Godparents were Thomas O'Brien and Bridget O'Brien.1,2 He was the son of Timothy Dorsey and Margaret Lafin.1
     William Dorsey witnessed the marriage of William Gannon and Ellen Marie Dorsey on November 22, 1871 in St. Mary Church, Henry, Marshall County, Illinois. Witnesses at the wedding were William Dorsey and Margaret Dorsey, brother and sister of Ellen.3,4


September 3, 18501850 Federal CensusTowanda, Bradford County, Pennsylvania5
Last Edited8 Feb 2021


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  3. [S72] Marshall County Illinois Marriages 1870 to 1879, online http://genealogytrails.com/ill/marshall/1870Marriages.html
  4. [S134] St. Mary Catholic Church, Church Records for St. Mary'Catholic Church.
  5. [S418] September 3, 1850 Census Record, Provo, Utah, Roll: M432_756; Page: 5A; Image: 254.