JEFFERSON COUNTY, NEW YORK


PIONEER ALEXANDER DORCHESTER FAMILY


Generation 1

1. Deacon ALEXANDER DORCHESTER-1 was born on 08 Jun 1760 in Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, USA. He died on 23 Jan 1823 in Hounsfield, Jefferson, New York, USA. He married ANNA COWLES on 29 May 1783 in Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, USA, daughter of Ezekiel Cowles and Martha Hooker. She was born on 18 Jul 1761 in Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, USA. She died on 17 Sep 1840 in Hounsfield, Jefferson, New York, USA.

Children of Deacon Alexander Dorchester and Anna Cowles are:

            2         i.         Guy Dorchester, B: 27 Jan 1784 in Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, USA, D: 29 Apr 1784 in Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, USA.

            3         ii.         Delia A. Dorchester, B: 06 Jul 1785, D: 17 May 1810.

+         4          iii.          Hooker Dorchester, B: 08 May 1788 in Richmond, Berkshire, Massachusetts, USA, D: 06 Apr 1835 in Hounsfield, Jefferson, New York, USA, M: 1814.

            5         iv.          Harriot Dorchester, B: 07 Mar 1791 in Richmond, Berkshire, Massachusetts, USA, D: Sep 1794 in Westmoreland, Oneida, New York, USA.

            6         v.           Nancy Dorchester, B: 21 Jan 1793 in Richmond, Berkshire, Massachusetts, USA, D: Aug 1794 in Westmoreland, Oneida, New York, USA.

            7         vi.          Harriot Dorchester, B: 06 Sep 1795 in Westmoreland, Oneida, New York, USA, D: 23 May 1796 in Westmoreland, Oneida, New York, USA.

            8         vii.          Clarissa C. Dorchester, B: 17 Jun 1797 in Westmoreland, Oneida, New York, USA, D: 06 May 1801.

            9         viii.          Child, B: Apr 1800 in Westmoreland, Oneida, New York, USA, D: Apr 1800 in Westmoreland, Oneida, New York, USA.

            10         ix.          Alexander G. Dorchester, B: 25 Jan 1803 in Westmoreland, Oneida, New York, USA, D: 10 Aug 1808 in Westmoreland, Oneida, New York, USA.

Generation 2

4. Hooker Dorchester-2(Deacon Alexander Dorchester-1) was born on 08 May 1788 in Richmond, Berkshire, Massachusetts, USA. He died on 06 Apr 1835 in Hounsfield, Jefferson, New York, USA. He married Mercy Thompson on 1814. She was born on 1791. She died on 11 May 1825 in Hounsfield, Jefferson, New York, USA. He married Maria Van Schaick on 1825. , daughter of Michael VanSchaick and Caroline Truax. She was born on 1809 in Albany, New York, USA. She died on 23 Jun 1895 in Clayton, Jefferson, New York, USA.

Children of Hooker Dorchester and Mercy Thompson are:

            11         i.       Delia Ann Dorchester, B: 09 Jun 1815 in Watertown, Jefferson, New York, USA, D: 01 Feb 1916 in Dexter, Jefferson, New York, USA.

+         12         ii.      Henry Cowles Dorchester, B: 01 Jan 1818 in Hounsfield, Jefferson, New York, USA, D: 13 Sep 1881 in Brownville, Jefferson, New York, USA, M: 1840 in Brownville, Jefferson, New York, USA.

+         13           iii.          Alfred T. Dorchester, B: 1820 in Hounsfield, Jefferson, New York, USA, D: 05 Jun 1888 in Brownville, Jefferson, New York, USA, M: 1845 in Jefferson, New York, USA.

Children of Hooker Dorchester and Maria Van Schaick are:

            14         i. Martha Dorchester, B: 1825, M: 1848.

+         15         ii.      Andrew Jackson Dorchester, B: 23 Sep 1827 in Hounsfield, Jefferson, New York, USA, D: 09 Aug 1904 in Bellevue, Jackson, Iowa, USA, M: 28 Apr 1860.

            16         iii.      Alvira Angenette Dorchester, B: 1830.

            17         iv. Catherine Dorchester, B: 1831.

            18         v.       Caroline Dorchester, B: 1833.

Generation 3

12. Henry Cowles Dorchester-3(Hooker Dorchester-2, Deacon Alexander Dorchester-1) was born on 01 Jan 1818 in Hounsfield, Jefferson, New York, USA. He died on 13 Sep 1881 in Brownville, Jefferson, New York, USA. He married Margaret Carson Nelson on 1840 in Brownville, Jefferson, New York, USA, daughter of David Nelson MD. and Sophia Patrick. She was born on 27 Jul 1819 in Brownville, Jefferson, New York, USA. She died on 27 Dec 1877 in Brownville, Jefferson, New York, USA.

Children of Henry Cowles Dorchester and Margaret Carson Nelson are:

            19         i.           Mercy Ann Dorchester, B: 24 May 1842 in Limerick, Jefferson, New York, USA, D: 02 Jun 1929 in Saranac Lake, Franklin, New York, USA, M: 31 Dec 1862 in Brownville, Jefferson, New York, USA.

            20        ii.           Henry Cowles Dorchester Jr., B: 02 Oct 1843 in Limerick, Jefferson, New York, USA, D: 20 May 1902 in Limerick, Jefferson, New York, USA, M: 07 Sep 1871 in Limerick, Jefferson, New York, USA.

            21        iii.          Katherine S. Dorchester, B: 26 Apr 1847 in Brownville, Jefferson, New York, USA, D: 22 Nov 1929 in Watertown, Jefferson, New York, USA.

            22        iv.           Mary E. Dorchester, B: 08 Jun 1851 in Brownville, Jefferson, New York, USA, D: 06 May 1934 in Watertown, Jefferson, New York, USA, M: 24 Mar 1870.

            23        v.          Edwin Nelson Dorchester, B: 24 Feb 1853 in Jefferson, New York, USA, D: 09 Sep 1918 in Jefferson, New York, USA.

            24        vi.          Carrie Dorchester, B: 11 Apr 1855 in Limerick, Jefferson, New York, USA, D: 1946.

13. Alfred T. Dorchester-3(Hooker Dorchester-2, Deacon Alexander Dorchester-1) was born on 1820 in Hounsfield, Jefferson, New York, USA. He died on 05 Jun 1888 in Brownville, Jefferson, New York, USA. He married Susan A. Grow on 1845 in Jefferson, New York, USA. She was born on 1821 in Jefferson, New York, USA. She died on 29 May 1852 in Jefferson, New York, USA. He married Chloe A. Baker on 15 Oct 1857 in Jefferson, New York, USA. She was born on 1832 in New York, USA. She died on 06 Aug 1901 in Brownville, Jefferson, New York, USA.

Children of Alfred T. Dorchester and Susan A. Grow are:

            25         i.           Clarissa Dorchester, B: 1847, D: Unknown, M: 04 Dec 1865.

            26         ii.           Hooker Grow Dorchester, B: 09 Oct 1848, D: 25 Feb 1926, M: 22 Sep 1873.

            27         iii.           William Hardy Dorchester, B: 1850.

Children of Alfred T. Dorchester and Chloe A. Baker are:

            28         i.           Edwin B. Dorchester, B: 1859 in Jefferson, New York, USA, D: Oct 1904, M: 1885 in Bellevue, Jackson, Iowa, USA.

            29         ii.           Delia D. Dorchester, B: 1861, D: 25 Dec 1923 in Jefferson, New York, USA.

            30         iii.           Sarah B. Dorchester, B: 1868 in Jefferson, New York, USA, D: Unknown, M: Unknown.

15. Andrew Jackson Dorchester-3(Hooker Dorchester-2, Deacon Alexander Dorchester-1) was born on 23 Sep 1827 in Hounsfield, Jefferson, New York, USA. He died on 09 Aug 1904 in Bellevue, Jackson, Iowa, USA. He married Illinois Carpenter on 28 Apr 1860. He married Lydia Eliza Nelson on 27 Jun 1849 in Hounsfield, Jefferson, New York, USA. , daughter of David Nelson MD. and Sophia Patrick. She was born on Abt. 1829 in Jefferson, New York, USA. She died on 07 Jan 1852 in Jefferson, New York, USA.

Children of Andrew Jackson Dorchester and Illinois Carpenter are:

            31         i.           Carrie Beatrice Dorchester, B: 29 Jun 1881 in Bellevue, Jackson, Iowa, USA, D: 17 Sep 1946 in Denver, Colorado, USA.

            32         ii.          Alvida Dorchester, B: Mar 1860 in Bellevue, Jackson, Iowa, USA.

            33         iii.          Georgia Dorchester, B: 1864 in Bellevue, Jackson, Iowa, USA, D: Aug 1910 in Bellevue, Jackson, Iowa, USA.

            34        iv.           Nellie Dorchester, B: Oct 1866 in Bellevue, Jackson, Iowa, USA, D: Aug 1909 in Bellevue, Jackson, Iowa, USA.

            35        v.           Katie Dorchester, B: 1868 in Bellevue, Jackson, Iowa, USA.

            36        vi.          Andrew Dorchester Jr., B: 17 Dec 1869 in Bellevue, Jackson, Iowa, USA, D: 02 May 1872 in Bellevue, Jackson, Iowa, USA.

            37        vii.          Mabel A. Dorchester, B: 1874 in Bellevue, Jackson, Iowa, USA, D: 06 Apr 1893 in Bellevue, Jackson, Iowa, USA.

            38        viii.          Jacqueline Dorchester, B: 28 Jan 1879 in Bellevue, Jackson, Iowa, USA, D: 15 May 1955 in Iowa, USA.




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