Margaret Elizabeth Dorsey

F, b. 2 August 1852, d. 3 July 1935
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
     Margaret Elizabeth Dorsey was born on 2 August 1852 in Pennsylvania, United States; Margaret's tombstone inmdicates that she was born in 1853 rather than 1852.1,2,3 She married Lott Sullivan circa 1877 in St. Marys Church, Henry, Marshall County, Illinois, United States.4,1 Margaret Elizabeth Dorsey died on 3 July 1935 in Henry, Marshall County, Illinois, United States, at age 82.4 She was buried on 5 July 1935 in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Henry, Marshall County, Illinois, United States.5,6
     She appeared on the census of 3 June 1860 in the household of Ellen O'Dea in Henry, Marshall County, Illinois, United States.7 Margaret Elizabeth 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 the household of Katherine Frances Dorsey 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 Margaret Elizabeth Dorsey witnessed the marriage of William Gannon and Ellen Marie Dorsey on 22 November 1871 in St. Marys Church, Henry, Marshall County, Illinois, United States; Witnesses at the wedding were William Dorsey and Margaret Dorsey, brother and sister of Ellen. Both the Church and the Civil record record William's name as Gannon. However, there were no Gannons in the area in this time. His name may have been Cannon...see record for Thomas Cannon and family who lived in Lacon, Illinois, in 1870.10,11 Margaret Elizabeth Dorsey appeared on the census of 4 June 1900 in the household of Lott Sullivan in Garfield Township, Bertrand Village, Phelps County, Nebraska, United States.12 Margaret Elizabeth Dorsey appeared on the census of 13 May 1910 in the household of Lott Sullivan in Harrison Township, Gosper County, Nebraska, United States.13 Margaret Elizabeth Dorsey appeared on the census of 13 January 1920 in the household of Lott Sullivan in Henry, Marshall County, Illinois, United States.14 Margaret Elizabeth Dorsey appeared on the census of 30 April 1930 in Henry, Marshall County, Illinois, United States.15

Family: Lott Sullivan b. Jan 1854, d. 31 Jul 1926

Citations

  1. [S54] June 4, 1900 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States, Roll: 936; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 147; FHL microfilm: 1240936.
  2. [S74] Ellen Dorsey Cemetery Marker.
  3. [S1] Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/…, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NQ5P-6JW : accessed 05 Oct 2014), Timothy Dorsey in entry for Margaret Sulivan, 03 Jul 1935; citing Public Board of Health, Archives, Springfield; FHL microfilm 1754579.
  4. [S1] Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/…, LDS: digital folder number: 4008384, image number: 1363, film number: 1754579, volume/page/certificate number: 28718.
  5. [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.
  6. [S76] Margaret Sullivan Cemetery Marker.
  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. [S72] Marshall County Illinois Marriages 1870 to 1879, online http://genealogytrails.com/ill/marshall/1870Marriages.html
  11. [S134] St. Mary's Catholic Church, Church Records for St. Mary's Catholic Church.
  12. [S54] June 4, 1900 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States.
  13. [S55] May 13, 1910 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States.
  14. [S56] Januray 13, 1920 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States.
  15. [S85] April 30, 1930 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States.