Dorcas Dorman

Brief Life History of Dorcas

Dorcas Dorman was born about 1770, in Connecticut, United States. She had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Israel Dorman.

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Israel Dorman
1761–1843
Dorcas Dorman
1770–
Israel Dorman
1789–1870
Dorcas Dorman
1793–1833
Henry Dorman
1797–1846
James Dorman
1801–1870

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    World Events (8)

    1776

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

    The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.

    1802 · Brass is Discovered

    "In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Dearman . This surname became established in Ireland in the 17th century; it is sometimes found as a variant of Dornan .

    Americanized form of 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 .

    Hungarian (Dormán): from the old personal name Dormán.

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

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