John T. Dorman

14 November 1836–16 July 1907 (Age 70)
Cumberland, North Carolina, United States

The Life of John T.

When John T. Dorman was born on 14 November 1836, in Cumberland, North Carolina, United States, his father, Edwin Dorman, was 18 and his mother, Susannah Weeks, was 21. He married Tabitha Gregory in North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Cumberland, Cumberland, North Carolina, United States in 1850 and Neills Creek Township, Harnett, North Carolina, United States in 1900. He died on 16 July 1907, in Harnett, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Benson, Johnston, North Carolina, United States.

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John T. Dorman
Tabitha Gregory
Julia A. Dorman
Susan E. Dorman
Edward Dorman
Lou F. Dorman
Ella Dorman
John C. Dorman
Joseph Tildon Dorman
Ellie Darman
Willie O Dorman

Spouse and Children

North Carolina, United States


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Parents and Siblings

    Edwin Dorman


    Susannah Weeks





    Brinkley I. Dorman


    John Dorman


    James E. Dorman


    Isaac B. Dorman


+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 10

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 17

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.
1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

Age 26

On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Old English personal name Dēormann, composed of Old English dēor ( see Dear ) + mann ‘man’. This surname became established in Ireland in the 17th century; sometimes it is found as a variant of Dornan .2 German (Dormann): occupational name for a doorkeeper or gatekeeper or topographic name for someone who lived by the gate of a town or city. Compare Dorer , Dorwart .3 Hungarian (Dormán): from the old secular personal name Dormán.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John T Dorman in household of Edwin Dorman, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John T Darman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John T Dorman, "United States Census, 1880"

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