Anderson Glenn Dorsey

Male26 May 1839–27 June 1911

Brief Life History of Anderson Glenn

When Anderson Glenn Dorsey was born on 26 May 1839, in Hall, Georgia, United States, his father, D. John Dorsey, was 38 and his mother, Elizabeth McMillan Brice, was 33. He married Lorena Sophronia Boring on 13 March 1871. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 27 June 1911, in Gainesville, Hall, Georgia, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Gainesville, Hall, Georgia, United States.

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Anderson Glenn Dorsey
Lorena Sophronia Boring
Marriage: 13 March 1871
Anne Dorsey
Maude Dorsey
Eula Dorsey
John Boring Dorsey

Sources (11)

  • A G Dorsey in household of W P Smith, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Anderson Dorsey, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Anderson Dorsey in entry for Maude Dorsey Woodside, "North Carolina Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994"

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  • Marriage
    13 March 1871
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (7)


    Age 7

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 22

    Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.


    Age 24

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (East Yorkshire): of French origin, a habitational name, with French preposition d(e), from Orsay in Seine-et-Orne, France, or from Orçay in Loire-et-Cher, recorded in the 13th century as Orceiacum, from the Latin personal name Orcius + the locative suffix -acum.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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