Dorsey, Volney H. 1a

Birth Name Dorsey, Volney H.
Gender male
Age at Death 59 years, 5 months, 4 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 26 Feb 1841 LaPorte, Indiana, United States of America    
Census 1 Jun 1850 Union, Porter, Indiana, United States of America John Dorsey Household, 1850 Census 2a

Page No.: 289

Sheet No.: 145

Minor Civil Division: Union township

County of: Porter

State of: Indiana

Enumeration Date: 1 October 1850

Line No.: 17-23

Family No.: 608

Name: Dorsey, Volney

Age: 9

Sex: M

Place of birth: Indiana

Attended school within the year: /

Census 1 Jun 1860 Union, Porter, Indiana, United States of America John Dorsey Household, 1860 Census 3a

Page No.: 90

Minor Civil Division: Union township

County of: Porter

State of: Indiana

Enumeration Date: 19 Sep 1860

Post Office: Wheeler Station

Line No.: 20-26

Family No.: 744

Name: Dorsey, Volney

Age: 19

Sex: M

Occupation: Day Laborer

Place of birth: Indiana

Census 1 Jun 1870 High Point, Decatur, Iowa, United States of America Volney Dorsey Household, 1870 Census 4a

Page No.: 16

Minor Civil Division: High Point township

County of: Decatur

State of: Iowa

Enumeration Date: 22 Aug 1870

Post Office: High Point

Line No.: 11-13

Family No.: 113

Name: Dorsey, Volney

Age: 39

Sex: M

Color: W

Occupation: Farmer

Place of birth: Indiana

Male citizen 21 and over: /

Census 1 Jun 1880 Eden, Decatur, Iowa, United States of America Mary Dorsey Household, 1880 Census 5a

Page No.: 7

Sheet No.: 313

Supervisor's Dist. No.: 3

Enumeration Dist. No.: 62

Minor Civil Division: Eden

County of: Decatur

State of: Iowa

Enumeration Date: 8 July 1880

Line No.: 1-4

Family No.: 60

Name: Dorsey, Volney

Color: W

Sex: M

Age: 39

Relationship to head: husband

Married: /

Occupation: Retired Farmer

Insane: /

Place of birth: Indiana

Place of birth of father: New Jersey

Place of birth of mother: New York

Census 1 Jan 1885 Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, United States of America Volney Dorsey, 1885 Iowa Census 6a

Name: Dorsey, Volney

Street and Number: Decatur county

Age: 43

Sex: M

Marital Status: M

Occupation: Farmer

Place of birth, state or territory: Indiana

Father (N, Native; F, Foreign): N

Mother (N, Native; F, Foreign): N

Deaf and dumb, blind, insane, or idiotic: Insane

Death 30 Jul 1900 Clarinda, Page, Iowa, United States of America    
Burial   Clarinda Mental Health Institute Cemetery, Clarinda, Page, Iowa, United States of America    

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Dorsey, John Thomas5 May 180520 Feb 1879
Mother Curtis, Harriet28 Dec 180920 Aug 1896
    Brother     Dorsey, Allen Wiley 8 May 1836 about 1908
    Brother     Dorsey, Curtis about 1838
         Dorsey, Volney H. 26 Feb 1841 30 Jul 1900
    Sister     Dorsey, Marilla 3 Oct 1843 about 1928
    Sister     Dorsey, Clarissa E. 24 Mar 1847 24 Nov 1910
    Sister     Dorsey, Phebe about 1850

Families

Family of Dorsey, Volney H. and Clark, Mary Elizabeth

Married Wife Clark, Mary Elizabeth ( * 24 Jul 1846 + 28 Apr 1912 )
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage 13 May 1865 Porter, Indiana, United States of America    
  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
Dorsey, Johnabout 1865
Dorsey, Grant Thomas29 Jul 187023 Oct 1914

Family Map

Family Map

Source References

  1. Find A Grave
      • Page: Memorial# 110407605
  2. U.S. 1850 Federal Census
      • Date: 1 Jun 1850
      • Page: Indiana, Union township, Porter county, Page 289/145, Lines 17-23
      • 1850 Census, Union township, Porter county, Indiana
  3. U.S. 1860 Federal Census
      • Date: 1 Jun 1860
      • Page: Indiana, Union township, Porter county, Page 90, Lines 20-26
      • 1860 Census, Union township, Porter county, Indiana
  4. U.S. 1870 Federal Census
      • Date: 1 Jun 1870
      • Page: Iowa, High Point township, Decatur county, Page 16, Lines 11-13
      • 1870 Census, High Point township, Decatur county, Iowa
  5. U.S. 1880 Federal Census
      • Date: 1 Jun 1880
      • Page: Iowa, Supervisor's District 3, Enumeration District 62, Page 7, Lines 1-4
      • 1880 Census, Eden township, Decatur county, Iowa
  6. 1885 Iowa State Census
      • Date: 1 Jan 1885
      • Page: Mount Pleasant, Henry county, 276, Line 17
      • 1885 Iowa Census, Mount Pleasant, Henry county

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