Dorcas Brickey

1804–1852 (Age 48)
Botetourt, Virginia, United States

The Life of Dorcas

When Dorcas Brickey was born in 1804, in Botetourt, Virginia, United States, her father, Peter Brickey Sr, was 43 and her mother, Elizabeth Towson, was 40. She married Samuel Sesler on 2 February 1821, in Botetourt, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Montgomery, Montgomery, Virginia, United States in 1850. She died in 1852, in Montgomery, Virginia, United States, at the age of 48.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Sesler
1795–1871
Dorcas Brickey
1804–1852
Marriage: 2 February 1821
John W Sessler
1822–
Dorcas Antoinette Sessler
1845–1887
Jacob Sesler
1824–1893
James Sessler
1826–1865
Thomas Jefferson Sessler
1827–1886
Elizabeth Sessler
1829–1862
Nancy Grove Sessler
1830–1918
Zedekiah John Sesler
1832–1893
Mark Hale Sessler
1835–1916
Mary Annette Sessler
1837–1883
Malvina Sessler
1839–1894
William Henry Harrison Sessler
1841–1906
Paulina Sessler
1843–1863
Samuel Thomas Sessler Jr.
1847–1913
Sarah Virginia Sessler
1849–1932

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 February 1821
Botetourt, Virginia, United States
children

(15)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(15)

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World Events (8)

1804

Age 0

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 8

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 15

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

Probably a respelling of German Bricker .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Dorcas Sessler in household of Samuel Sessler, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Darcus Sessler in entry for O M Bowe, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1943"
  • Dorcas Brickey in entry for Nancy Richardson, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

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