Dickinson Gorsuch III

Male1827–2 August 1882

Brief Life History of Dickinson

When Dickinson Gorsuch III was born in 1827, in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, his father, Edward Gorsuch, was 32 and his mother, Sara Bowen Stansbury, was 24. He married Rebecca Frances Matthews on 13 January 1853, in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Maryland, United States in 1870 and Baltimore, Maryland, United States in 1880. He died on 2 August 1882, in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Jessops United Methodist Church Cemetery, Sparks, Baltimore, Maryland, United States.

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Dickinson Gorsuch III
Rebecca Frances Matthews
Marriage: 13 January 1853
Benjamin Mathews Gorsuch
Edward Gorsuch
Charles Slagle Gorsuch
Rebecca Frances Gorsuch

Sources (6)

  • Dickinson Gorsuch, "United States Census (Slave Schedule), 1860"
  • Dickinson Gorsuch, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Dickson Gorsuch, "United States Census, 1870"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 January 1853Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (7)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 3

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.


    Age 3

    Oldest Grave seen in the Memorials List


    Age 19

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from the hamlet of Gorsuch, Lancashire, earlier Gosefordsich, from Old English Gōsford ‘goose ford’ + sīc ‘small stream’.

    History: This name is first recorded as that of a manor near Ormskirk held by Walter de Gosefordsich in the late 13th century.

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

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