Katherine Frances Dorsey

F, b. 16 January 1848, d. 10 February 1941
Father*Timothy Dorsey b. May 1809, d. 8 Sep 1854
Mother*Ellen O'Dea b. Jan 1816, d. 18 Apr 1904
Last Edited=1 Mar 2016
     Katherine Frances Dorsey was born on 16 January 1848 in Kilteely, County Limerick, Ireland; Katherine's godparents were James Bartley and Ellen McGrath. An alternate date of birth is given in her death record of 02 Feb 1848, and in the 1900 Federal Census as February 1849.1,2 She died on 10 February 1941 in Henry, Marshall County, Illinois, United States, at age 93.3 She was buried on 13 February 1941 in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Henry, Marshall County, Illinois, United States.3,4
     She appeared on the census of 3 September 1850 in the household of Timothy Dorsey in Towanda, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, United States; Living with Timothy and Ellen are two teenages sons from his previous marriages--Patrick (aged 13) and William (aged 10.)5 Katherine Frances Dorsey was naturalized circa 1860 in Marshall County, Illinois, United States.6 She appeared on the census of 3 June 1860 in the household of Ellen O'Dea in Henry, Marshall County, Illinois, United States.7 Katherine Frances Dorsey was confirmed in June 1863 in St. Marys Church, Henry, Marshall County, Illinois, United States.8 She appeared on the census of 8 July 1870 in Henry, Marshall County, Illinois, United States; Kate, Ellen and Maggie were living in a hotel in Henry and all three were listed as domestic servants. The record indicates that Margaret and Ellen were born in Pennsylvania.9 She purchased land in Henry, Marshall County, Illinois, United States on 1 August 1877.10 She appeared on the census of 10 June 1880 in Henry, Marshall County, Illinois, United States.11 She purchased land in Henry, Marshall County, Illinois, United States on 3 July 1896.12 She sold land in Henry, Marshall County, Illinois, United States on 21 October 1899.13 She appeared on the census of 4 June 1900 in Henry, Marshall County, Illinois, United States; Kate and her mother Ellen are living on School Street in Henry. Kate is working as a hotel cook.14 She purchased land in Henry, Marshall County, Illinois, United States on 13 December 1902.15 Ellen O'Dea was New Tag After Ellen's death, the land she owned on School Street was transferred to her daughter, Kate, by the remaining heirs, probably Margaret and possibly Ellen. on 18 April 1904 in Henry, Marshall County, Illinois, United States.16 Katherine Frances Dorsey sold land in Henry, Marshall County, Illinois, United States on 14 May 1904.17 She sold land in Henry, Marshall County, Illinois, United States on 24 September 1907.18 She appeared on the census of 5 May 1910 in Henry, Marshall County, Illinois, United States; Kate is living on School Street in Henry.19 She appeared on the census of 15 January 1920 in Henry, Marshall County, Illinois, United States; Kate is living at 602 School Street in Henry.20 She purchased land in Henry, Marshall County, Illinois, United States on 9 August 1924.21 She purchased land in Henry, Marshall County, Illinois, United States on 9 August 1924.22 She sold land in Henry, Marshall County, Illinois, United States on 6 January 1930.23 She appeared on the census of 22 April 1930 in Henry, Marshall County, Illinois, United States; Kate is living on School Street in Henry.24 She sold land in Henry, Marshall County, Illinois, United States on 22 October 1938.25

Citations

  1. [S69] June 4, 1900 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States, Roll: 328; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 44; FHL microfilm: 1240328.
  2. [S38] Kilteely Catholic Church, Church Records for Kilteely Catholic Church.
  3. [S1] Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/…, LDS: digital folder number: 4008569, image number: 2479, film number: 1832578, volume/page/certificate number: 642.
  4. [S77] Kate Dorsey Cemetery Marker.
  5. [S91] September 3, 1850 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States.
  6. [S68] Januray 13, 1920 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States, Roll: T625_391; Page: 14B; Enumeration District: 37; Image: 986.
  7. [S43] June 3, 1860 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States.
  8. [S83] Jean Strange Davis, Heilige Marien Kirche: A History of St. Mary's Parish, Henry, IL, p. 14.
  9. [S58] July 8, 1870 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States.
  10. [S10] County Clerk's Office, Vital Records Marshall County, Lot 43, John Spaulding (Bisp of Peoria) to Katie Dorsey, 8/1/1877, bk. 50, p. 113.
  11. [S84] June 10, 1880 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States, Kate is living in a boarding house on Edward Street.
  12. [S10] County Clerk's Office, Vital Records Marshall County, Lot 42, John Spaulding (Bisp of Peoria) to Katie Dorsey, 7/3/1896, bk. 73, p. 47.
  13. [S10] County Clerk's Office, Vital Records Marshall County, Lot 42, Katie Dorsey to Dennis McKeel, 10/21/1899, bk. 84, p. 25; Lot 43, Kate Dorsey to Dennis McKeel, 10/21/1899, bk. 84, p. 25.
  14. [S69] June 4, 1900 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States.
  15. [S10] County Clerk's Office, Vital Records Marshall County, Lot 80, R. Magoon Barnes and wife to Kate Dorsey, 12/13/1902, bk. 84, p. 395; Lot 81, R. Magoon Barnes and wife to Kate Dorsey, 12/13/1902, bk. 84, p. 395.
  16. [S10] County Clerk's Office, Vital Records Marshall County, Lot 24, Ellen Dorsey (by heirs) to Kate Dorsey, 4/18/1904, bk. 88, p. 416.
  17. [S10] County Clerk's Office, Vital Records Marshall County, Lot 24, Kate Dorsey to Susan L. Peters, 5/14/1904, bk. 84, p. 585.
  18. [S10] County Clerk's Office, Vital Records Marshall County, Lot 80, Kate Dorsey to Henry E. Jacobs, 9/24/1907, bk. 90, p. 180; Lot 81, Kate Dorsey to Henry E. Jacobs, 9/24/1907, bk. 90, p. 180.
  19. [S70] April 5, 1910 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States.
  20. [S68] Januray 13, 1920 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States.
  21. [S10] County Clerk's Office, Vital Records Marshall County, Lot 20, County Clerk to Kate Dorsey, 8/9/1924, bk. 118, p. 371.
  22. [S10] County Clerk's Office, Vital Records Marshall County, Lot 19, County Clerk to Kate Dorsey, 8/9/1924, bk. 118, p. 371.
  23. [S10] County Clerk's Office, Vital Records Marshall County, Lot 20, Kate Dorsey to Lillie May Compton, 1/6/1930, bk. 127, p. 17; Lot 19, Kate Dorsey to Lillie May Compton, 1/6/1930, bk. 127, p. 17.
  24. [S67] April 23, 1930 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States.
  25. [S10] County Clerk's Office, Vital Records Marshall County, Lot 42, Kate Dorsey ---------------------, 10/22/1938, bk. Misc L, p. 401; Lot 43, Kate Dorsey ---------------------, 10/23/1938, bk. Misc L, p. 401.