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Pvt Dorsey Thompson
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Birth: Jan. 8, 1840
Ellicott City
Howard County
Maryland, USA
Death: Oct. 8, 1924
Ellicott City
Howard County
Maryland, USA

Born at Mt. Hebron, his mother's estate given to her by her father, Judge Thomas Beale Dorsey.

Attended and was valedictorian at St. John's College in Annapolis, MD.

Was a Private in the 1st MD Cav Company A CSA, serving with his cousin, commanding officer LTC Gustavus Warfield Dorsey, two brothers, Edward and Gilbert Jr., and other members of the Dorsey and Thompson families.

Married Mary Worthington Ligon on Jan 9, 1868.

Married Prudence Rideout Rogers on Oct 11, 1893.

Died after being struck by lightning. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Gilbert Livingston Thompson (1800 - 1874)
  Mary Ann Tolley Worthington Dorsey Thompson (1815 - 1877)
 
 Spouses:
  Mary Tolley Worthington Ligon Thompson (1841 - 1872)*
  Prudence Rachel Rogers Thompson (1856 - 1897)*
 
 Children:
  Sallie Ligon Thompson (1869 - 1916)*
  Thomas Watkins Ligon Thompson (1870 - 1944)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mangle Minthorne Thompson (1828 - 1864)**
  Gilbertine Livingston Thompson VanZandt (1829 - 1867)**
  Dorsey Thompson (1840 - 1924)
  Gilbert Livingston Thompson (1841 - 1876)*
  Robert Livingston Thompson (1850 - 1900)*
  Rebecca Goodwin Thompson Rogers (1852 - 1921)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Saint Johns Cemetery of Howard County
Ellicott City
Howard County
Maryland, USA
 
Maintained by: Dean Bakeris
Originally Created by: Forgotten Sons
Record added: Jan 29, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33373545
Pvt Dorsey Thompson
Added by: Dean Bakeris
 
Pvt Dorsey Thompson
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Thank you for your service sir.
- Jdrhook
 Added: Jul. 1, 2011

- Darlene
 Added: Jul. 25, 2009
Rest in peace, dear Dorsey.
- Jana
 Added: Jun. 3, 2009
 
 
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