Dorcas Fetherstonehaugh

1805–10 May 1865 (Age 60)
Belfast, Ireland

The Life of Dorcas

Dorcas Fetherstonehaugh was born in 1805. She married John Wightman on 22 July 1834, in Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 10 May 1865, in Belfast, Ireland, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

John Wightman
Dorcas Fetherstonehaugh
Marriage: 22 July 1834
Eleanor Elizabeth Wightman
Charlotte Jane Wightman
John Wightman
James Porter Wightman
Dorcas Wightman
Anna Matilda Wightman

Spouse and Children

22 July 1834
Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom


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World Events (2)


Age 34

The Night of the BIG WIND. In Killarney and its neighborhood there was a terrible hurricane. The town sustained much damage and many houses were shattered.

Age 40

The Irish Potato Famine. Many Irish emigrate to America. Irish population drops from 8 million to 6 million due to death from starvation or emigration.

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Sources (1)

  • Dorcas Wightman, "Ireland Civil Registration Indexes, 1845-1958"

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