Mary Amanda Dorsett

28 April 1863–17 February 1941 (Age 77)
Rio Arriba, New Mexico, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Amanda

When Mary Amanda Dorsett was born on 28 April 1863, in Rio Arriba, New Mexico, United States, her father, John Washington Dorsett, was 29 and her mother, Mary N Syeidnen, was 20. She had at least 2 daughters with Charles James Bacon. She lived in Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States for about 10 years. She died on 17 February 1941, in Douglas, Cochise, Arizona, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Douglas, Cochise, Arizona, United States.

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Charles James Bacon
Mary Amanda Dorsett
Ruth Lillian Bacon
Alice Bacon

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World Events (8)

Age 9
Historical Boundaries: 1872: Wyandotte, Kansas, United States
1877 · Nicodemus is Founded
Age 14
The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.
Age 23
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the county of Dorset, named from Old English Dorn, an early name of Dorchester (of British origin, from durn ‘fist’, probably referring to fist-sized pebbles) + sǣte ‘dwellers’.

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

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Sources (10)

  • Mary Bacon in household of C J Bacon, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary A. Bacon, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"
  • Mary Dorsett in household of John W Dorsett, "United States Census, 1870"

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