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Re: Dolley Family of Maine
Posted by: Sarah Clayton (ID *****1084) Date: June 02, 2005 at 19:06:48
In Reply to: Re: Dolley Family of Maine by Susan Dolley-Burgess of 69

I have a Dorcas Dolley, m. Moses Twitchell, 27 NOV 1781, Gray, Cumberland, Maine*

Then from unsourced material, I show Dorcas as a daughter of John Dolley and Sarah Goddard, born about 1766. (She died after 21 DEC 1850, New Portland, Somerset, Maine). Her husband Moses Twitchell changed his and his family's surname to Mitchell in 1828 [Sourrce: Maine Legislature], so her name at time of death was Dorcas Mitchell.

Can anyone confirm that Dorcas Dolley is the daughter of John Dolley and Sarah Goddard?

Also, I have found an article in the "Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire" suggesting that John's parents are John Dolley and Elizabeth Follett (Daughter of John Follett and Sarah, Kittery, ME)

Any other info connecting? Please help.

*Source is IGI batch #M520831 which includes [LDS database doesn't list the item# for some reason]

Item 1 Miscellaneous papers about Gray, Maine
Item 3 Accounts and records, 1767-1818  Perley, Samuel
Item 4 Early vital records copied from the Gray Town Records, 1778-1891  Nelson, Florence Hunt (Florence Monroe Hunt Libby) , 1862-1932

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