Timothy Dorsey

M, b. May 1809, d. 8 September 1854
Father*Patrick Dorsey
Mother*Ellen O'Brien
ChartsThomas (Darby) O'Dea Descendant Chart (Box)
Thomas (Darby) O'Dea Descendant Chart (Indented)
Last Edited5 Jun 2019
     Timothy Dorsey was born in May 1809 in County Limerick.1 He married Margaret Lafin circa 1832 in Emly, County Tipperary.2 Timothy Dorsey married Ellen Day, daughter of Thomas O'Dea and Eleanor _____, on 14 February 1847 in Kilteely in the Parish of Aglishcormick, County Limerick.3 Timothy Dorsey died on 8 September 1854 in Henry, Marshall County, Illinois, at age 45.1 He was buried in The Old Henry Cemetery, Henry, Marshall County, Illinois.1,4
     He immigrated on 2 July 1849 to New York, New York.5 He appeared on the census of 3 September 1850 in Towanda, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.6

Family 1

Margaret Lafin b. c 1811, d. c 1840

Family 2

Ellen Day b. Jan 1816, d. 18 Apr 1904


  1. [S42] The Old Catholic Cemetery, Henry Illinois, online http://genealogytrails.com/ill/marshall/OldCatholicCemetery/…
  2. [S51] Minnesota, Death Records, 1866-1916, online https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://…, Son Patrick's death record identifies his mother's maiden name: LDS: Volume/page/certificate number: CN 314, film number: 1499028, digital folder number: 4225024, image number: 338.
  3. [S38] Kilteely Catholic Church, Church Records for Kilteely Catholic Church.
  4. [S83] Jean Strange Davis, Heilige Marien Kirche: A History of St. Mary's Parish, Henry, IL, p. 83.
  5. [S100] National Archives Microfilm Publication Passenger List, by Ancestry.com, M237; Microfilm Roll: M237_80; Line: 42; List Number: 862.
  6. [S501] September 3, 1850 Census Record, Provo, Utah.
  7. [S1] Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/…