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 Samuel Dorsey

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Samuel Dorsey

Birth
Marshall County, West Virginia, USA
Death
30 Nov 1895 (aged 64)
Burial
Blair, Washington County, Nebraska, USA
Plot
Block 46 Lot 8 Grave 11 Elev. 1087
Memorial ID
57412113 View Source

Served as Sergeant with Co. G of the 17th WV Infantry during the Civil War per list of veteran burials in Nebraksa.
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Additional information from "Olden Times" of Rutland, Illinois provided by contributor Andrew Michaelsen:

Mr. Dorsey is a citizen of Bennington township, and is by occupation a farmer. He was born in West Virginia, in 1831 and came to Marshall county, Illinois in 1869. He married Joanna Holliday in 1861, and six children have been born to them, William C., Samuel, James Fillmore, Mary Bell, Ortie and Charlie. During the war he entered the Union army and served in Co. G, 17th W. Va. Inf. At tis close he came to Rutland, and for some time followed merchandising, after which he bought the farm he now occupies. He owns 240 acres of land, in a high state of cultivation, with a fine residence and outbuildings. He has been township supervisor, has filled other official positions, and is a leading and influential citizen.

William C. a prominent stockman
Samuel James living in Rutland
Philmore in business in Omaha, Neb.
Mary Bell, wife of A. C. Andrews of Exira, Iowa
Charles managing the farm in Rutland
Orton C working for the A.T. & S.F. Ry.

Served as Sergeant with Co. G of the 17th WV Infantry during the Civil War per list of veteran burials in Nebraksa.
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Additional information from "Olden Times" of Rutland, Illinois provided by contributor Andrew Michaelsen:

Mr. Dorsey is a citizen of Bennington township, and is by occupation a farmer. He was born in West Virginia, in 1831 and came to Marshall county, Illinois in 1869. He married Joanna Holliday in 1861, and six children have been born to them, William C., Samuel, James Fillmore, Mary Bell, Ortie and Charlie. During the war he entered the Union army and served in Co. G, 17th W. Va. Inf. At tis close he came to Rutland, and for some time followed merchandising, after which he bought the farm he now occupies. He owns 240 acres of land, in a high state of cultivation, with a fine residence and outbuildings. He has been township supervisor, has filled other official positions, and is a leading and influential citizen.

William C. a prominent stockman
Samuel James living in Rutland
Philmore in business in Omaha, Neb.
Mary Bell, wife of A. C. Andrews of Exira, Iowa
Charles managing the farm in Rutland
Orton C working for the A.T. & S.F. Ry.


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