Dorchester, Major C.

Dorchester, Major C.

Male 1810 - 1886  (75 years)

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  • Name Dorchester, Major C.  [1
    Born 27 Jun 1810  Parish, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Mar 1886  Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Shaw Cemetery, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I65444  Sackett
    Last Modified 28 Oct 2015 

    Father Dorchester, Reuben,   d. Unknown 
    Mother ___, Sophia,   d. Unknown 
    Children
    1. Dorchester, Major C.,   b. 27 Jun 1810, Parish, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1886, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     
    Family ID F14113  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Tuttle, Nancy,   b. North East, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1838 
    Last Modified 28 Oct 2015 
    Family ID F14114  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sackett, Elizabeth E.,   b. 28 Mar 1819, Edinburg, Portage County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1903, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 1840  [3
    Children 
     1. Dorchester, Seth S.,   b. 9 Jan 1844, Mercer County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1915  (Age 71 years)
     2. Dorchester, Emeline E.,   b. 14 Jan 1847, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1921, Conneaut, Ashtabula County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     3. Dorchester, Caroline E.,   b. Jun 1850, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
    Last Modified 28 Oct 2015 
    Family ID F23175  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Jun 1810 - Parish, Oswego, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Dorchester, Seth S. - 9 Jan 1844 - Mercer County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Dorchester, Emeline E. - 14 Jan 1847 - Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Dorchester, Caroline E. - Jun 1850 - Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Mar 1886 - Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Shaw Cemetery, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Street/Feature Town/Village/Neighborhood Township/Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region/Continent/Ocean Not Set

  • Notes 
    • http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofcrawfor02evan/historyofcrawfor02evan_djvu.txt
      "History of Crawford County, Pennsylvania; containing a history of the county; its townships, towns, villages, schools, churches, industries, etc.; portraits of early settlers and prominent men; biographies; history of Pennsylvania; statistical and miscellaneous matter, etc., etc. Chicago, Warner, Beers, 1885"

      CONNEAUT TOWNSHIP; Page 825

      MAJOR C. DORCHESTER, farmer, P. O., Centre Road Station, was born June 27, 1810, in Parish, N. Y. ; son of Reuben and Sophia Dorchester, former of whom died when our subject was very young; the latter kept house in Mercer County, Penn., until she reman'ied. Our subject lived with his grandfather until 1828, in which year he purchased sixty-two acres of land partially cleared. October 2, 1834, he married Miss Nancy Tuttle, a native of North East, Erie Co., Penn. Two children were born to this union : Ruth S., wife of Edwin Egbert, and Reuben S. Mrs. Dorchester was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church; she died in 1838. Mr. Dorchester then married, in 1840, Miss Elizabeth E. Sackett, a native of Edinburg, Portage Co., Ohio, born March 28, 1819, and daughter of Samuel S[sic][B.]. Sackett, a farmer. By this union there are three children : Seth S., who was a soldier in the war of the Rebellion; Emeline E., wife of Jacob Van Slyke, and Caroline E., wife of Edwin Lawrence. Our subject and wife have been members of the Methodist Episcopal Church forever fifty years. He moved to Crawford County in April, 1853, and settled on the farm he now owns and lives on in Conneaut Township. In politics he is a Republican with strong temperance proclivities.
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      http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~pamercer/PA/Census1840/sandy_lake_township.htm
      Sandy Lake Township
      Census Year: 1840
      Microfilm: #474
      State: Pennsylvania
      County: Mercer
      Date of Enumeration: not indicated
      pg: 385 Major C. Dorchester
      w. males: 1: <5 / 1: 30-<40 /
      w. females: 1: <5 /
      TOTAL:3 1: agric.
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      1850 Census; Sandy Lake Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvaniaa
      [Stamped 260]; 29 July, 1850
      46/46
      Major Dochester, 39, M, Farmer, N.Y.
      Elizabeth Dorchester, 31, F, ---, Ohio
      Sylvester Dorchester, 12, M, ---, Pa.
      Seth S. Dorchester, 6, M, ---, Pa.
      Emeline E. Dorchester, 3, F, ---, Pa.
      Sophia Burer, 19, F, ---, Pa.
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      Name: Mazor Dorchester
      Residence: Crawford, Pennsylvania
      Minor civil division: Conneaut Township
      Age: 50 years
      Estimated birth year: 1810
      Birthplace: New York
      Gender: Male
      Page: 45
      Family number: 147
      Film number: 805099
      Digital GS number: 4288993
      Image number: 00175
      NARA publication number: M653
      Collection: United States Census, 1860
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      1870 Census; Conneaut Township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania
      Page No. 17 [stamped 78]; 20 June, 1870; Post Office Conneautfille, Penn.
      143/145
      Dorchester, M. C., 59, M, W, Farmer, New York
      Dorchester, Elizabeth, 51, F, W, Keeping House, Ohio
      Dorchester, Caroline, 19, F, W, ---, Penna.
      Burt, Ravilla, 15, M, W, ??, Ohio
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      1880 Census; Conneaut, Crawford, Pennsylvania
      Family History Library Film: 1255119
      NA Film Number: T9-1119
      Page Number: 71B
      M. C. DORCHESTER, Self, M, Male, W, 69, NY, Farmer, ---, CT
      Elizebeth E. DORCHESTER, Wife, M, Female, W, 61, OH, Keeps House, CT, MA
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      Find A Grave Memorial
      M. C. Dorchester
      Birth: 1811
      Death: Mar. 16, 1886

      Family links:
      Spouse:
      Elizabeth E. Dorchester (1819 - 1903)

      Burial:
      Shaw Cemetery, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA

      Created by: Betty
      Record added: May 28, 2014
      Find A Grave Memorial# 130494513

  • Sources 
    1. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com), Memorial# 130494513 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com), Memorial# 130494513; has birth as 1811 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S1135] History of Crawford County, Pennsylvania, Bates, Brown, & Mansfield, (Warner, Beers, & Co., 1885), 28 Oct 2015.
      p. 824: MAJOR C. DORCHESTER, farmer, P. O., Centre Road Station, was born June 27, 1810, in Parish, N. Y. ; son of Reuben and Sophia Dorchester, former of whom died when our subject was very young; the latter kept house in Mercer County, Penn., until she remarried. Our subject lived with his grandfather until 1828, in which year he purchased sixty-two acres of land partially cleared. October 2, 1834, he married Miss Nancy Tuttle, a native of North East, Erie Co., Penn. Two children were born to this union : Ruth S., wife of Edwin Egbert, and Reuben S. Mrs. Dorchester was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church; she died in 1838. Mr. Dorchester then married, in 1840, Miss Elizabeth E. Sackett, a native of Edinburg, Portage Co., Ohio, born March 28, 1819, and daughter of Samuel S. Sackett, a farmer. By this union there are three children : Seth S., who was a soldier in the war of the Rebellion; Emeline E., wife of Jacob Van Slyke, and Caroline E., wife of Edwin Lawrence. Our subject and wife have been members of the Methodist Episcopal Church for over fifty years. He moved to Crawford County in April, 1853, and settled on the farm he now owns and lives on in Conneaut Township. In politics he is a Republican with strong temperance proclivities.


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