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Boaz Dorsey

Male 1809 - 1891  (82 years)


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  • Name Boaz Dorsey 
    Born 1809  Baltimore County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Sep 1891  Oswego, Kosciusko County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Leesburg Cem., Kosciusko County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1590  Carl
    Last Modified 20 May 2012 

    Father William Dorsey,   b. Baltimore County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1847, Baltimore County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Margaret Tracy 
    Family ID F571  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emeline Wier,   b. 27 Apr 1809, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1890, Oswego, Kosciusko County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 8 Mar 1831  Baltimore County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Unknown,   b. MD Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Caroline Dorsey,   b. 1831, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1886  (Age 55 years)
     3. William Dorsey,   b. 9 Dec 1833, Baltimore, Baltimore County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1904, North Webster, Kosciusko County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     4. Owen Dorsey,   b. 1836, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1920  (Age 84 years)
     5. Henry Dorsey,   b. 1840, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1921  (Age 81 years)
     6. John N. Dorsey,   b. 7 Aug 1842, Wabash County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1923  (Age 80 years)
     7. Mary Dorsey,   b. 1850, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1934  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 
    Family ID F521  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Boaz Dorsey was born in Baltimore County MD. according Census
      records
      1860 Census--Preble County, Harrison Twp. (Aug. 16)--aged 41
      "HISTORY OF KOSCIUSKO County" article on John Dorsey, p. 390 "John
      Dorsey was born in Wabash County In Aug. 7, 1842. His parents, Boaz and
      Emeline Dorsey, reside near Oswego, and both are nearly eighty years
      old. His father is a native of Maryland, and came to Wabash County in
      1840, remaining there a few years, when, owing to the unhealthfulness
      of the climate, he returned to Ohio. After several years he again
      came to Indiana, settling in Kosciusko County, on section 13, Plain Twp.
      A short time since he removed to Oswego, his present abode. Seven
      children were born to these parents, five of whom survive--William,
      Owen, Henry, John and Mary."

      Booz Dorsey
      Indianian Republican Oct. 8, 1891
      NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION: John Dorsey had been appointed executaor of the Booz Dorsey estate.

      Emeline Wire
      Birth: 27 Apr 1809 - Maryland
      Death: 01 Dec 1890 (1 Dec 1890) - Leesburg, Kosciusko, Indiana
      Marriage: 08 Mar 1831 (8 Mar 1831) - Baltimore, Maryland
      Spouse: Boaz (Booz) Dorsey

      1880 United States Federal Census
      about Emeline Dorsey
      Name: Emeline Dorsey
      Home in 1880: Plain, Kosciusko, Indiana
      Age: 71
      Estimated birth year: abt 1809
      Birthplace: Maryland
      Relation to Head of Household: Wife
      Spouse's name: Booz
      Father's birthplace: Maryland
      Mother's birthplace: Maryland
      Neighbors: View others on page
      Occupation: Keeping House
      Marital Status: Married
      Race: White
      Gender: Female
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Booz Dorsey 72
      Emeline Dorsey 71
      Ada A. Dorsey 16


      1860 United States Federal Census
      about Booze Dorsey
      Name: Booze Dorsey
      Age in 1860: 53
      Birth Year: abt 1807
      Birthplace: Maryland
      Home in 1860: Richland, Darke, Ohio
      Gender: Male
      Post Office: Beamsville
      Value of real estate: View image
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Booze Dorsey 53
      Emaline Dorsey 52
      Mary E Dorsey 11

      1850 United States Federal Census
      about Boose Dorsey
      Name: Boose Dorsey
      Age: 41
      Estimated birth year: abt 1809
      Birth Place: Maryland
      Gender: Male
      Home in 1850 (City,County,State): Harrison, Preble, Ohio
      Family Number: 576
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Boose Dorsey 41
      Emeline Dorsey 40
      Caroline Dorsey 19
      William Dorsey 16
      Owen Dorsey 14
      Henry Dorsey 10
      John Dorsey 8
      Mary Dorsey 0