Patrick Dorsey1

M, b. 31 March 1833, d. 14 February 1904
Father*Timothy Dorsey1 b. May 1809, d. 8 Sep 1854
Mother*Margaret Lafin1 d. c 1840
Last Edited=1 Mar 2016
     Patrick Dorsey was born on 31 March 1833 in County Limerick, Ireland; Godparents were Edmund Murnane and Ellen O'Brien. Date of birth taken from 1900 Federal Census is April 1837.2,3 He married Bridget O'Connel, daughter of Patrick O'Connel and Nora Malby, circa 1857 in Henry, Marshall County, Illinois, United States.4 Patrick Dorsey died on 14 February 1904 in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States, 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.5 He was buried in St. Marys Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States.5
     He 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.)6 Patrick Dorsey appeared on the census of 2 June 1860 in Henry, Marshall County, Illinois, United States.7 He was listed as a godparent at the baptism of Timothy Dorsey on 12 April 1864 in Henry, Marshall County, Illinois, United States; Godparents were Patrick and Bridget Dorsey.8 Patrick Dorsey appeared on the census of 3 July 1865 in Henry, Marshall County, Illinois, United States; The record lists two girls and one boy less than 1o years old.9 He appeared on the census of 6 August 1870 in Bennington Township, Marshall County, Illinois, United States.10 He appeared on the census of 16 June 1880 in Clinton, Clinton County, Iowa, United States; Patrick was working in a sawmill and Anna was a seamstress.11 He appeared on the census of 1885 in Clinton Township, Clinton, Clinton County, Iowa, United States.12 He appeared on the census of 4 June 1895 in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States.13 He appeared on the census of 2 June 1900 in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States.14

Family: Bridget O'Connel b. Aug 1839, d. 16 Oct 1905

Citations

  1. [S42] The Old Catholic Cemetery, Henry Illinois, online http://genealogytrails.com/ill/marshall/OldCatholicCemetery/…
  2. [S47] June 2, 1900 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States, Ward 9; Roll: 769; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 98; FHL microfilm: 1240769.
  3. [S38] Kilteely Catholic Church, Church Records for Kilteely Catholic Church.
  4. [S44] June 2, 1860 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States, Roll: M653_210; Page: 25; Image: 24; Family History Library Film: 803210.
  5. [S51] Minnesota, Death Records, 1866-1916, online https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://…, LDS: volume/page/certificate number: CN 314, film number:     1499028, digital folder number: 4225024, image number: 338.
  6. [S91] September 3, 1850 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States.
  7. [S44] June 2, 1860 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States.
  8. [S134] St. Mary's Catholic Church, Church Records for St. Mary's Catholic Church.
  9. [S59] July 3, 1865 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States, Archive Collection Number: 103.010; Roll Number: 2182; Line: 15.
  10. [S45] August 6, 1870 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States.
  11. [S46] June 16, 1880 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States.
  12. [S454] 1885 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States.
  13. [S49] June 4, 1895 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States, line number: 5, family number: 599, page number: 20, gsu film number: 000565781.
  14. [S47] June 2, 1900 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States.
  15. [S73] St. Josephs Catholic Church, Church Records for St. Josephs Catholic Church.