Duncan, Malinda N.

Duncan, Malinda N.

Female 1865 - 1949  (84 years)

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  • Name Duncan, Malinda N.  [1, 2
    Nickname Linnie 
    Born 2 Feb 1865  McLean County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Census 6 Aug 1870  Cheney Grove Township, McLean, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 21 Jun 1880  Harrison Township, Adair County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1915  Adair County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 26 Nov 1949  Greenfield, Adair County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Buried Greenfield Cemetery, Greenfield, Adair County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I31967  Sackett | Descendants of Thomas Sackett (b. 1718)
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 

    Father Duncan, John Blankenship,   b. Abt 1839, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1865  (Age ~ 26 years) 
    Mother Sackett, Sarah Ellen,   b. 1 Feb 1843, Berlin Township, Delaware County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1926, Jasper, Pipestone County, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 27 Apr 1864  McLean County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 2 children 
    +1. Duncan, Malinda N.,   b. 2 Feb 1865, McLean County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1949, Greenfield, Adair County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +2. Duncan, Nancy Augusta,   b. Abt 1867, McLean County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
     
    Family ID F8402  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Dorsey, Harry B.,   b. 21 Oct 1854, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown 
    Married 19 Jun 1881  Adair County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 7
    Children 
     1. Dorsey, Bertha A.,   d. Unknown
     2. Dorsey, Eva Pearl,   d. Unknown
     3. Dorsey, Sherman H.,   d. Unknown
     4. Dorsey, Arthur L.,   b. 19 Dec 1892, Grove Township, Adair County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
    Last Modified 2 May 2021 
    Family ID F26120  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Feb 1865 - McLean County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 21 Jun 1880 - Harrison Township, Adair County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Jun 1881 - Adair County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Dorsey, Arthur L. - 19 Dec 1892 - Grove Township, Adair County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1915 - Adair County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Nov 1949 - Greenfield, Adair County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Greenfield Cemetery, Greenfield, Adair County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Street/Feature Village/Neighborhood/Community Township/Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 2), 2 May 2021.
      Memorial ID 53950892
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/53950892

      Linnie D Dorsey
      Birth 1865
      Death 1949 (aged 83?84)
      Burial
      Greenfield Cemetery
      Greenfield, Adair County, Iowa, USA

      Researched by Ted Smith

    2. [S500] 1860 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 2 May 2021.
      1880 Census, enumerated 19 or 21 Jun 1880 in Harrison Township, Adair County, Iowa, United States

      Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
      W M Wills Self M 36 Ohio, United States
      S E Wills Wife F 36 Ohio, United States
      M N Wills Stepdaughter F 15 Illinois, United States
      Eva Wills Daughter F 10 Illinois, United States
      Sadia Wills Daughter F 10 Illinois, United States
      Flora Wills Daughter F 8 Illinois, United States
      Samuel Wills Son M 2 Kansas, United States

      Household ID: 7677554
      Sheet Number and Letter: 99B
      Affiliate Film Number: 0325
      Affiliate Publication Number: T9
      Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
      Digital Folder Number: 005160587
      Microfilm Number: 1254325
      Image Number: 00203

      "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MDK2-JK6 : 19 February 2021), W M Wills, Harrison, Adair, Iowa, United States; citing enumeration district ED 7, sheet 99B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm 1,254,325.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    3. [S2534] History of Adair County, Iowa, and its people, Volume 2, Lucian Moody Kilburn, (Pioneer Publishing Company), 48-49 (Reliability: 2), 2 May 2021.
      p. 48

      HARRY B. DORSEY.

      Harry B. Dorsey is the owner of a farm, of one hundred and sixty acres on section 3, Lee township, and his energies are directed continuously to the further development and improvement of his property, which now constitutes one of the good farms of the locality. He was born in Pennsylvania, October 21, 1854, a son of Edward and Mary A. (Bryson) Dorsey, the former a native of Maryland and the latter of Ohio. In 1862 they became residents of Illinois, settling in Mercer county, where they lived for some time. In 1869 they came to Iowa, establishing their home in Johnson county, where they remained for eight years. On the expiration of that period they came to Adair county and took up their abode upon a farm within its borders, the father devoting his attention to general agricultural pursuits until he removed to Greenfield, where he lived retired, both he and his wife passing away in that city.

      In their family were eleven children, seven of whom are yet living. This number includes Harry B. Dorsey, who remained under the parental roof until he was twenty-six years of age. During that period he acquired his education in the public schools and received ample training in farm work. For some years following his marriage he cultivated a rented farm but during that period carefully saved his earnings until he was able to purchase a tract of land in Grove township, where he
      lived for three years. On the expiration of that period he sold out and removed to Greenfield, remaining for seven years in the city in order that his children might enjoy the benefits of education in the schools there. At the end of that time he was appointed superintendent of the poor farm and acted in that capacity for thirteen years, making an excellent record in his management of the place. At the end of that time he purchased his present home property, comprising one hundred and sixty acres of land on section 3, Lee township. This is splendidly improved and constitutes one of the excellent farms of the locality. Mr. Dorsey is engaged not only in the cultivation of the cereals best adapted to soil and climate but is also engaged quite extensively in raising stock.

      In 1882 Mr. Dorsey was united in marriage to Miss Linie Duncan, a native of McLean county, Illinois, and a daughter of John and Sarah E. (Sackett) Duncan. The father served throughout the entire period of the Civil war as a member of Company I, Third Illinois Cavalry, and was killed just at the close of hostilities. The mother, a native of Ohio, is still living at the age of seventy-two years. They had two children, namely: Mrs. Dorsey; and Augusta, the wife of Roy McRay,
      of Adair county, Iowa. To Mr. and Mrs. Dorsey have been born four children, as follows: Bertha A., a highschool graduate and former school teacher who is now



      p. 49

      the wife of Richard Peters, of York county, Nebraska; Eva Pearl, also a highschool graduate. and former school teacher who is now the wife of Fred Vangorden, of Nebraska; Sherman H., a college graduate and mechanical engineer by profession who now makes his home at Springfield, Ohio; and Arthur L., who is a highschool graduate and is still at home.

      Mr. Dorsey exercises his right of franchise in support of the men and measures of the republican party. He has served as a member of the school board and he is interested in fraternal matters as a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge No. 173, while both he and his wife are connected with the Rebekah lodge. His elder son is a member of the Masonic fraternity and the younger has membership with the
      Odd Fellows. Both Mr. and Mrs. Dorsey hold membership in the Methodist Episcopal church and have guided their lives according to its teachings. Those who know them apjireciate highly their many sterling traits of character and recognize that the principles which govern their conduct are those which measure up to the highest standards.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    4. [S2390] Iowa, U.S., Death Records, 1920-1967, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 2 May 2021.
      Name: Lennie Darsey
      [Lennie Duncan]
      Gender: Female
      Age: 84
      Birth Year: 1865
      Death Date: 26 Nov 1949
      Death Place: Greenfield, Adair, Iowa, USA
      Father: John Duncan
      Mother: Sarah Duncan

      Researched by Ted Smith

    5. [S501] 1870 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 2 May 2021.
      1870 Census, enumerated 6 Aug 1870 in Cheney Grove Township, McLean County, Illinois, United States

      Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
      William Wills M 27 Ohio
      Sarah Wills F 27 Ohio
      Malinda Duncan F 5 Illinois
      Eva Wills F 0 Illinois
      Sarah Wills F 0 Illinois

      Household ID: 123
      Line Number: 22
      Affiliate Publication Number: M593
      Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
      Digital Folder Number: 004263696
      Microfilm Number: 000545757
      Image Number: 00544
      Indexing Batch: N01424-0

      "United States Census, 1870", database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M6HF-LNN : 2 January 2021), William Wills, 1870.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    6. [S1009] Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900, (http://www.ilsos.gov/isavital/marriageSearch) (Reliability: 3).
      llinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900
      DUNCAN, JOHN / SACKETT, SARAH E 04/27/1864 00D/0420 MC LEAN

      Researched by Thurmon King

    7. [S2416] Iowa, U.S., Marriage Records, 1880-1951, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 2 May 2021.
      Name: Harry B Dorsey
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Age: 27
      Birth Date: abt 1854
      Birth Place: Pennsylvania
      Marriage Date: 19 Jun 1881
      Marriage Place: Adair, Iowa, USA
      Father: Edward Dorsey
      Mother: Mary A Bryson
      Spouse: Linnie Duncan

      Name: Linnie Duncan
      Gender: Female
      Race: White
      Age: 17
      Birth Date: abt 1864
      Birth Place: Illinois
      Marriage Date: 19 Jun 1881
      Marriage Place: Adair, Iowa, USA
      Father: John Duncan
      Mother: Sarah Sackett
      Spouse: Harry B Dorsey

      Researched by Ted Smith


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