Dorcas Louisa Maring

14 November 1843–23 December 1921 (Age 78)
Belmont, Ohio, United States

The Life of Dorcas Louisa

When Dorcas Louisa Maring was born on 14 November 1843, in Belmont, Ohio, United States, her father, Samuel Maring, was 23 and her mother, Elizabeth Alma Hall, was 21. She married Edwin Henry Robley on 13 April 1871, in Appanoose, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Appanoose, Iowa, United States in 1895 and Caldwell Township, Appanoose, Iowa, United States for about 20 years. She died on 23 December 1921, in Centerville, Appanoose, Iowa, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Exline, Appanoose, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edwin Henry Robley
1823–1895
Dorcas Louisa Maring
1843–1921
Marriage: 13 April 1871
Charley Robley
1868–1870
Mary M Robley
1872–1873
Maggie M Robley
1875–1902
Amanda E Robley
1878–1964
Elvin Spencer Robley
1881–1948

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 April 1871
Appanoose, Iowa, United States
children

(5)

    Charley Robley

    Male1868–1870Male

    Mary M Robley

    Female1872–1873Female

    Maggie M Robley

    Female1875–1902Female

    Female1878–1964Female

    Male1881–1948Male

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Maring

    Male1820–1901Male

    Elizabeth Alma Hall

    Female1822–1856Female

siblings

(7)

    Female1843–1921Female

    Silas William Maring

    Male1845–1931Male

    Malissa Ellen Maring

    Female1847–1884Female

    Moses Monroe Maring

    Male1849–1923Male

    Milton Beck Maring

    Male1852–1921Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 17

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1865

Age 22

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

North German: habitational name from any of several places so named in the Rhineland.

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

Sources (3)

  • Dorcas S Robly in household of Edward H Robly, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Darcas Merring in household of Samuel Merring, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Dorcas L Maring in household of Samuel Maring, "United States Census, 1870"

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