Dorcas Whitford

Dorcas Whitford

Female 1820 - Aft 1884  (65 years)

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  • Name Dorcas Whitford 
    Born 1820  Onondaga Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1884  Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1850 living in Hornellsville, Steuben Co., NY with her husband, Henry Keefer.(also in home is a Comfort Cartwright -not sure the connection to the family...possibly another child of Dorcas..maybe a marriage between Joseph and Henry??? Note: is 1884 census states she had 4 children)
      1855 living in Hornellsville as Dorcas Keefer, age 35 (as of 6Jul1855), with her parents, son and daughter(Cornelia)and her sisters family Hannah and Silas Whitford.
      1860 living in Titusville,Crawford Co.,PA at a tavernhouse.
      1865 living in Ellington,Chautaugua Co.,NY as Dorcas Dunham with her husband, Salmon Dunham and daughter, Carrie Salsbury(age 24). Dorcas shown as having 4 children, married twice and once now.
      1870 living in Oil Creek,Crawford Co.,PA as Dorcas Dunham (age 50), with husband, Salmon and daughter, Carrie (age 29).
      1880 living in Hornellsville,Steuben Co.,NY, as Dorcas Keefer (widowed, aged 60) with her son Henry Keefer.
      1884 living in Vestaburg,Montcalm Co.,MI, as Dorcas Vincent (married, aged 64) with her husband Peter Vincent. Record states she had four children. Also, states she had been in the state for 6 years (can only assume she went to live with her daughter, Cornelia, after Salmon died and there she met Peter).
    Person ID I11665  OurNorthernRoots | Andrew Burdett Ancestry
    Last Modified 22 Aug 2017 

    Father Asa Whitford,   b. ca 1787, New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1855, Hornellsville, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Mother Deborah Hunt,   b. 6 Jan 1787, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1854, Hornellsville, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married Abt 1805  New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3286  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Joseph Stewart,   b. Abt 1814, Rensselaer Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1847, Allegany Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years) 
    Married Abt 1839  New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Rhoda Stewart,   b. 12 Apr 1840, West Almond, Allegany Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1909, Alfred, Allegany Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    +2. Cornelia M. Stewart,   b. 1841, West Almond, Allegany Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1895, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
    Family ID F3049  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Henry Keefer,   b. ca 1787, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1855, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Married Abt 1847  Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Henry A. Keefer,   b. 1848, Hornellsville, Steuben Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1907, Jamestown, Chautauqua Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    Last Modified 22 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F3300  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Salmon Dunham,   b. Apr 1810, Onondaga Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1903, Chase, Lake Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 93 years) 
    Married Abt 1865  Crawford Co., Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced Est 1878 
    Photos
    Dorcas Whitford and Salmon Dunham
    Dorcas Whitford and Salmon Dunham
    Probably taken about 1870 - photo place shown as Cherry Creek,NY...the town next to Ellington - where Salmon was from in Chautauqua County.
    Last Modified 9 May 2020 
    Family ID F14927  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 4 Peter Vincent,   b. 1810, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1887, Isabella Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 19 Feb 1882  Bay City, Bay Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Witnesses: Solomon Vincent and Jane Erickson
    Last Modified 6 Sep 2014 
    Family ID F14918  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1820 - Onondaga Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1839 - New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1847 - Steuben Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1865 - Crawford Co., Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Feb 1882 - Bay City, Bay Co., Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Aft 1884 - Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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