|Birth: ||Sep. 24, 1849|
|Death: ||Jan. 12, 1912|
Anita, Iowa Tribune; 18 January 1912
Charles Barton Dorsey was born in Preble Co OH, September 24th, 1849, and died at his home in South Anita, January 12th 1912, aged 62 years, 3 months and 28 days.
In 1867 with his parents he came to Johnson Co, this state. On March 19th 1872, he was united in marriage to Miss Hattie Smith. In the year 1878, he removed to Adair Co and later to Cass Co, where he resided for the past 17 years. He leaves a wife and 15 living children, 1 child having died in infancy, and 25 grandchildren. Also 6 brothers and 1 sister, who mourn the sudden departure of father and brother.
The brothers were present at the funeral and acting as pallbearers. The children are: Mary A. Bolin of Wichita Falls TX, Maude M Vinall of Davenport IA, Fred D. of
Thermopolis WY, Nellie B. Cooper, Olive L. Taylor, Laura M. Latig, Leslie L., Charles B., Harry E.,Harvey H., Franklin S., Laurence A., E.C., and Hattie M. all residing in or near Anita.
The funeral services were held at the M.E. church Saturday afternoon, coducted by the pastor C.C. Smith and internment took place immediately following, at the Evergreen Cemetery.
Harriett M. Smith Dorsey (1854 - 1923)*
Nellie Blanche Dorsey Cooper (1873 - 1912)*
Mary Ann Dorsey SEAMAN (1876 - 1923)*
Plot: Bk 14 Lot 6
Created by: Deb
Record added: Apr 17, 2008
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