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bullet Martha Patty DELAND was born in 1758 in Greenfield, Massachusetts. She died on 21 Nov 1843 in Marshfield, Vermont. She was buried in Marshfield, Vermont.

She was married to Daniel BEMIS Sr.. Children were: Elias BEMIS , Lewis BEMIS, Phineas BEMIS , Abijah BEMIS, Obediah BEMIS , Daniel Bemis Jr., Sally BEMIS , Martha (Patty) BEMIS, Harriet BEMIS.


bullet Suzette Delong

She was married to Cameron Scott White on 11 Jun 1989 in California. Children were: Patrick Thomas White.


bullet Albert D. DeMatteis Resided in Bonita Springs, Florida in 1993. Telephone 239-947-1065 Parents: Joseph DeMatteis and Orpah DWINELL.


bullet Hester Ann DEMATTEIS Married name Hester Lamson, Barre, Vermont (1994). Parents: Joseph DeMatteis and Orpah DWINELL.


bullet Joseph DeMatteis

Children were: Hester Ann DEMATTEIS , Rosemary DeMatteis, Albert D. DeMatteis.


bulletRosemary DeMatteis. Married name: Rosemary Mousa, St. Petersburg, Florida (1993). Parents: Joseph DeMatteis and Orpah DWINELL.


bullet Phillipa DENNYS died in 1655 in Southleigh. Phillipa's will was proved 10/5/1655

Children were: John DRAKE.


bulletPeter Desborough. Peter Desborough probably came from Essex, England. He was one of the proprietors of Rye, Connecticut.

Children were: Elizabeth Disbrow.


bulletDesruisseaux .

He was married to Susan B. Corbett.


bullet Mary A. Devine

She was married to Carroll Perley PITKIN on 10 Oct 1883. Children were: George Lawrence PITKIN , Margaret PITKIN.


bullet Arthur Dewey was born on 30 Sep 1917. Parents: Ralph F. Dewey and Elizabeth M. Packer.


bullet Ella C. Dewey died on 4 Nov 1879.

She was married to Carroll Perley PITKIN in Nov 1873 in East Montpelier, Vermont.


bullet Marion Dewey Photo was born on 4 Dec 1906. Parents: Ralph F. Dewey and Elizabeth M. Packer.

She was married to Ralph W. Turner. Children were: James Dewey Turner .

She was married to Clark Hudder.


bullet Ralph F. Dewey Photo was born on 6 Feb 1880. Ralph and Elizabeth resided in Framingham, Massachusetts where he was associated with the Framingham News. They spent summers at their cottage on Sunapee Lake, New Hampshire.

He was married to Elizabeth M. Packer on 1 Jan 1903 in So. Framington, Massachusetts. Children were: Marion Dewey, Arthur Dewey.


bullet Derek di Giovanni was born on 26 Jul 1974. Parents: Norman DI GIOVANNI and Heather Ann BOOTH.


bullet Norman DI GIOVANNI Photo

He was married to Heather Ann BOOTH. Children were: Thomas Alistair di Giovanni, Derek di Giovanni .


bullet Thomas Alistair di Giovanni Photo was born on 23 Jul 1971. Parents: Norman DI GIOVANNI and Heather Ann BOOTH.


bullet Susan Persis DICKERMAN was born on 17 Oct 1838 in Chelsea, Vermont. She died on 30 Aug 1883 in Chelsea, Vermont. Daughter of Elijah and Martha (Ainsworth) Dickerman.

She was married to Josiah PITKIN on 26 Dec 1870 in Chelsea, Vermont. Children were: William Dickerman PITKIN.


bullet Lorraine J. Dickinson was born on 15 Jul 1845. Lorraine was the daughter of Silas Dickinson and Saphronia Sheldon of Chicago.

She was married to Edward Payson PITKIN on 22 Aug 1863. Children were: Hattie E. PITKIN.


bullet John Dilts was born on 2 Sep 1950 in Eastern, Pennsylvania. John graduated from Phillipsburg (NJ) High School in 1968. He received a B.S. degree from Rutgers in 1972, and an M. Ed. degree in 1981 from the College of St. Joseph the Provider in Rutland, Vermont. He is currently the principal of the Shoreham, Vermont elementary school (1996). John has two sons: Adam Dilts, born 26 Dec 1978 in Hanover, New Hampshire, and Ryan Dilts, born 19 Aug 1984 also in Hanover.

He was married to Anne Maureen Reilly on 13 Oct 1988 in Brandon, Vermont.


bullet Elizabeth Disbrow was born in 1676. She died on 15 Sep 1753. Parents: Peter Desborough and Sarah Knapp.

She was married to Joseph Garnsey in 1694. Children were: Joseph Garnsey, Jonathan Garnsey.


bullet Anne Dodd

Children were: Mary ROCKWELL.


bulletDaniel DODD was born in 1615 in England. He died in 1665 in Newark, New Jersey. Daniel Dodd first appears in the records of Branford in 1644. He settled there in 1649

Children were: Mary Dodd.


bulletMary Dodd. Parents: Daniel DODD and Mary Wheeler ?.

She was married to Aaron BLACHLY in 1665. Children were: Ebenezer BLACHLY M.D..


bullet Betsy Dodge was born on 20 May 1787. She died on 23 Sep 1855 in Marshfield, Vermont. Betsy was the daughter of Ebenezer Dodge and Rebecca Stanley.

She was married to Owen PITKIN in 1813. Children were: Rebecca PITKIN, Sarah PITKIN, Ebenezer PITKIN, Emeline PITKIN, Betsy PITKIN, Roxy Ann PITKIN, William PITKIN.


bullet Corilla Dodge was born in 1844. She died on 7 Apr 1867. Corilla was the daughter of Jonathan Stanley Dodge and Sabrina Kelton of Marshfield, Vermont. There is a problem here with the birthdates of Corilla and her daughter Adelpha being only 8 years apart.

She was married to William D. BEMIS in Marshfield, Vermont?. Children were: Adelpha BEMIS , Carcel BEMIS, Mildred BEMIS , (male) BEMIS.


bullet Inez Dodge Photo Inez was from North Montpelier.

She was married to Dwight Howard Hollister on 2 Jul 1888. Children were: Mildred Hollister.


bullet Sherry Dodge

She was married to Mark Andrew Glaude . She was divorced from Mark Andrew Glaude. Children were: Tina Lee Glaude, Jennifer Lynn Glaude.


bullet Phil Dolan

He was married to Heather Cody.


bullet Virginia Ruth Dole was born on 29 Nov 1919 in Greenfield, Massachusetts.

She was married to Robert Dwinell Ladd on 8 Aug 1942.


bullet Maria Dolgov

Children were: Alexander TAMM.


bulletAnna Dorman was born in 1875 in Warwick, Rhode Island. The existence of Anna as a member of this family is suggested by a Rhode Island state census of Warwick in 1875, listing her as a daughter in a household consisting of William, Abby, Ellen, and Mary A. Dorman. Not positive this is the same family shown in the 1870 federal census of Warwick consisting of William, Abby, Ellen, George, and Mary Ann, but seems very likely.

On March 18, 1878, a female child was born in Pittsfield CT to Ellen C. Dorman, born CT, residing in Otis. No father is listed. Parents: William Dorman and Abbie O. Connor.


bullet Clotilde Whitney DORMAN Photo was born on 16 Jan 1932 in Providence, Rhode Island. On November 19, 1990, Clo was honored by the organization of Montpelier Business and Professional Women with the Woman of the Year Award. The following appeared on the program of that event which was attended by about 50 people:
"It is not necessary to search far in the community for those who know Clo Pitkin and who without hesitation speak with sincere admiration about the kind of woman she is. Most recently, Faire Edwards said, 'Clo is the perfect recipient of this award. She's a woman of great character and an excellent counselor!' Clo's dedication over the years to the goal of establishing a center for women is reflected in the preparation she made during her years of education and teaching. She was graduated from Goddard College in 1953, raised her family in the years which followed, and in 1969 received her Masters in Guidance and Counseling from The University of Vermont. After beginning at Goddard as director of an adult program, Clo served as a counselor at Community College of Vermont and from 1974-1979 was Coordinator of Counseling at the college. She returned to Goddard as Associate Director of Admissions, and in 1981 had a private practice in counseling and therapy. During this time, Clo became an assistant professor at Vermont College. On the Goddard faculty during 1985-1986, Clo taught psychology, leaving this position to begin development of a women's center. In 1987, WOMAN CENTERED, with Clo as its Executive Director, opened its doors as a haven for women. The center offered workshops, support groups, resources, referral, and advocacy and became a drop-in center for women of all ages. In a new location at 137 Barre Street, the Center flourishes today and continues to serve the many women who need it. The community is benefiting greatly from having Clo Pitkin with us." Parents: William Augustine DORMAN and Marjorie Berton HEILBORN.

She was married to Belmont Royce PITKIN on 25 Jun 1952 in Plainfield, Vermont. Children were: Caleb Whitney PITKIN, Seth Edward PITKIN.


bullet Ellen Dorman was born about 1851 in Rhode Island. The 1870 census of Warwick, RI lists Ellen's age as 19 years. She died after 1920. Ellen survived her brother George, who died between 1920 and 1925. Ellen married a Mr. Sullivan, and lived in Phenix, Rhode Island. She was alive at the time of the death of her brother George.

An 1875 census of Warwick, RI lists Ellen, 22, single living with her parents and siblings, including the 3 month old Anna Dorman. Definitely married after 1875.

Records of the General Assembly of the State of Rhode Island for the year 1891 lists reimbursements to members of the 4th regiment of Rhode Island Volunteers as follows: Oct. 20, 1891 to Ellen Sullivan, daughter of William Dorman of Company F, $32.66, to Mary A. Bates, daughter of William Dorman of Company F, $32.66, to George Dorman, son of William Dorman of Company F., $32.66.

The 1900 federal census of Lincoln, RI lists a Phillip Sullivan, farmer, born Ireland March, 1848 to Irish born parents, married for 31 years to Ellen Sullivan, born Rhode Island, March, 1850 to Irish born parents. She was the mother of only one child, still living in the household at age 30, Patrick F. Sullivan, single, born March, 1870 in Rhode Island. This record is probably a dead end, because Ellen was known to be listed as unmarried in the 1875 Warwick census.

The 1910 federal census of Warwick, RI lists an Ellen Sullivan, 54, widow, head of household mother of 12 children, 7 living, daughter Mary, 31, single, weaver, daughter Elizabeth, 28, spinner, daughter Catherine, 27, daughter Margaret, 23, weaver, daughter Sarah, 19, cutter, son George, 18, son Edward, 16. All siblings single born RI of parents born RI of parents born in RI.

The 1930 federal census of Warwick, RI lists an Ellen Sullivan, 75, widow, born Rhode Island, head of a household that included her daughter Mary, 46, single, weaver, daughter Elizabeth, also 46, single, spooler, Margaret H., 38, single, no occupation, son Edward, 35, single, machinist. All the siblings born Rhode Island of an Irish born father.

The 1930 federal census of Providence, RI, lists at 46 Sheldon St. an Ellen Sullivan, 75, widow, born Rhode Island of Irish born parents, daughter Ellen, 38, single, Bookkeeper, daughter Mary U., 36, single, bookkeeper, Julia N., 33, single, Book Agent, son Joseph G., 30, married, Furniture Salesman, son Henry R., 28, single, Lawyer, and granddaughter Alice M. Sullivan, 21, single, saleslady. All children born in RI of parents born in RI. Parents: William Dorman and Abbie O. Connor.

She was married to Sullivan between 1875 and 1891.


bullet George Dorman was born in Nov 1854 in Warwick, Rhode Island. (32) Although George's marriage record (1884) gives his age as 30, and his birthplace as Warwick, Rhode Island, no birth record could be found for him in Rhode Island between 1853 and 1878. An obituary still in posession of his decendants gives his birthplace as "Phenix." The 1890 census gives his birthdate as November 1854, and his age as 45 at his last birthday. He died between 1920 and 1925 in Rhode Island. George was living at the time of the 1920 federal census, but a 1925 city directory of East Greenwich, RI lists his wife as a widow. He was buried in Elm Grove Cemetery, North Kingston, Rhode Island. Obituary: George Dorman, for more than 40 years an employee of the Hamilton Web Company, and for a long time engineer of the plant died suddenly at the works Monday, probably from an attack of heart failure. The mill was shut down for the day. Mr. Dorman was found lifeless on the floor. Dr. Manning, Medical Examiner, was called, and pronounced death due to an attack of heart failure. Mr. Dorman was born in Phenix, the son of the late William and Abbie (Connor) Dorman. In 1884 he married Miss Mary Tierney of New York. Both a son, William and a daughter Daisy Dorman, survive him, two sisters, Mrs. Mary A Bates and Mrs. Ellen Sullivan of Phenix, also survive him. Funeral was held from St. Berhard's Church yesterday morning at 8 o'clock with burial in Elm Grove Cemetery.

In the 1870 census of Warwick RI (Phenix PO), George was 16 years old, and living in the home of his parents, William and Abbie

In the 1880 census of Kingston, RI, George was listed as a white male, 26 years old, a boarder in the home of Patrick Cassidy, and a worker in the cotton mill [Hamilton Web, Co].

In the 1900 census of North Kingston, George was listed as head of household, born Nov, 1854. aged 45. Born in Rhode Island, both parents born in Ireland. Married for fifteen years to Mary A. born June, 1851, aged 48, born in England, both parents born Ireland. Immigrated to the US in 1870, mother of two living children. Both George and Mary could read, write, and speak English, and were renting a house. George's occupation was Engineer Stationary. Mary's father, Augustine (NOT Augustus) Tierney, was also living in the household, Single, born August, 1830, born in Ireland, as were both his parents. He immigrated to the US in 1869. No occupation listed. They also had a boarder, Larue Alfred, Canadian, single white male aged 17, who was a weaver in the cotton mill.

A 1907 city directory for North Kingston lists George Dorman as a fireman for the Hamilton Web Company, and William A. Dorman as a designer for Hamilton Web.

In 1909, Margaret J. Dorman is also listed as a mill hand living with George Dorman.

In the 1910 North Kingston Census, Augustine Tierney was no longer in George's household, but there were children William A., aged 23, a designer at the cotton mill, and Margarete, 22, a spooler at the cotton mill. Both children were single.

In the 1920 North Kingston census, George, 65, was listed as a fireman at the mill. Also living with George were Mary, aged 68, and daughter Daisy, aged 31, still single, and still a spooler.

A 1925 city directory of East Greenwich, RI lists Mary Dorman, widow of George living at 7 H Webb Co H. with her daughter Margaret J. Dorman. William A. Dorman had removed to Providence. Parents: William Dorman and Abbie O. Connor.

He was married to Mary A. Tierney on 29 Dec 1884 in East Greenwich, Rhode Island. (32) George's occupation is listed as "laborer" on his marriage record. George and Mary were married in Our Lady of Mercy Church by William Hines, pastor. Children were: William Augustine DORMAN , Marguerite "Daisy" Dorman.


bullet Marguerite "Daisy" Dorman Photo was born on 17 May 1888 in Rhode Island. She died on 27 Jan 1945 in East Providence, Rhode Island. Clo Pitkin recalls that Daisy died while she (Clo) was in jr. high or high school. Her husband Tom died previously. Daisy signed her name as "Marguerite J. Dorman" as witness to the marriage of her brother William. Her middle name may have been Johnson, her grandmother's maiden name.

A 1930 city directory of East Providence, RI lists Thos F. and Marguerite Corcoran residing at 18 Carolina Avenue.

A 1935 directory shows them at 44 Narragansett Ave. Riv.

A 1946 city directory of East Providence, RI lists a Marguerite J. Corcoran (Mrs. Thos F.) died Jan. 27, 1945. Also lists Thos F., glazier, residing at 44 Narragansett Ave. Riv. Parents: George Dorman and Mary A. Tierney.

She was married to Thomas Francis Corcoran about 1925. Massachusetts marriage index shows a Thomas Francis Corcoran married in Harwich, MA in 1925. Children were: Helen Frances Corcoran.


bullet Mary Ann Dorman was born on 6 Sep 1859 in Coventry, Rhode Island. Mary Dorman's birth record indicates that she was the third child born to William and Abby O. Dorman, although there are no records of other births in this family in Rhode Island between 1853 and 1878. She died on 20 Sep 1931 in West Warwick, Rhode Island. Date from gravestone in the Brayton Cemetery, Warwick, Rhode Island. Mary married Albert Bates, and lived in Phenix, Rhode Island. She was alive at the time of the death of her brother George.

In the 1900 census of Warwick, RI, Mary Ann Bates, 41 (b. Sept 1858), had been married for 23 years to Albert J. Bates, 45 (b. Oct. 1854). In their household were daughter Mary Louisa Bates, 22, (b.Feb. 1878), a speeder (?) tender, daughter Sarah M. Bates, 19 (b. May, 1881), a speeder (?) tender, son William P. Bates, 17 (b. May 1883), at school, daughter Albertha E. Bates, 15 (b. Apr. 1885), a twister, son Albert J. Bates, Jr., 12 (b. Apr. 1888), a doffer, son Ira D. Bates, 6 (b. Nov. 1893), son Clarence E. Bates, 4 (b. Apr. 1896), daughter Audrey V. Bates, 2 (b. Feb. 1898), daughter Laura Bates, 2 months (b. Mar. 1900).

In the 1910 census of Warwick, RI, Mary is mistakenly listed as 55 years old, the wife of Albert J. Bates, 55, a machinist in a machine shop. Their household included son William P. Bates, 27, a changer(?) at the mill, son Albert J. Bates, Jr., 22, a tender (?) at the mill, son Ira D. Bates, 16, a doffer (?) at the mill, daughter Audrey D. Bates, 12, unemployed, and daughter Laura M. Bates, 10, unemployed. Also living in their household was their daughter Albertha Bates Mason, 28, and inspector at the mill, and Albertha's one year old daughter, Mildred V. Mason. All the Bates children were born in RI.

In the 1920 census of Warwick, RI, Mary, 60, was living in the home of her son-in-law, Edward J. King, 24, husband of Mary's daughter, Audrey Bates, King, 21. Audrey's sister, Laura M. Bates, 19, was also living in the household. Audrey and Edward had a two month old son, Edward, Jr.

By the 1930 census of Warwick, Mary, 70, was still living with Audrey and Edward, who had two more sons, Russell F. King, 9, and Lester J. King, 2. Edward was a letter carrier. Parents: William Dorman and Abbie O. Connor.

She was married to Albert Jefferson Bates on 8 May 1877. Children were: Mary Luisa Bates , Sarah M. Bates, William P. Bates, Albertha E. Bates, Albert Jefferson Bates Jr., Ira Directum Bates , Clarence E. Bates, Audrey Viola Bates, Laura M. Bates.


bullet William Dorman was born about 1825 in Ireland.(33) The 1870 census of Warwick, RI lists William as 45 years old. He was buried in 1883 in St. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Coventry, RI. He died on 11 Jan 1883 in Coventry, Rhode Island?. William was still living with his family at the 1870 census, MAY have been living without his family on a farm in 1880, and was deceased by Nov 22, 1890 when his widow Abby filed for pension benefits.

A cemetery record for William Dorman of Co. D. 7th Regt. RI Volunteers shows a buriel in the St. Peter and Paul Cemetery in Coventry, RI. Date of death: Jan 11, 1883. Marble stone 20" by 17" Last seen in 1995. William's occupation was not recorded on the birth record of his daughter Mary in 1859. His was the only one not listed on a page of thirty such records that year. He may have been between jobs. He mustered as a private in Company F of the 4th Rhode Island Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. Transferred to Company D of the 7th Rhode Island Volunteers in Oct, 1864

An immigration record for a William Dorman of Warwick, RI, born 1825 in Limerick County, Ireland, arrived in Boston, MA June 26, 1852, was naturalized on Aug 13, 1868 at the Supreme Court in Kent, RI.

A Nashville, Hillsborough, New Hampshire marriage record exists for a William Dorman and Abby Connor dated 13 Oct 1852. William's residence listed as Nashville. Robert Moore, Justice of the Peace, Nashville.

Rhode Island Adjutant General's report for 1865 lists a William Dorman, of Ireland, mustered into Co. F, 4th RI Infantry Volunteers Oct. 30, 1861. Re-enlisted Jan 5, 1864, transferred to company D, 7th R.I. V. New organization Oct. 21, 1864. Another entry reads: "William Dorman of Ireland mustered Jan. 5, 1864, Transferred from Co. F 4th R.I.V Oct 21, 1864, Transferred to Co. D , Batallion 7th R.I.V. June 6, 1865, Mustered out of service, July 13, 1865." Another record places the mustering out at Alexandria, VA. An Ancestry.com enlistment record dates his original enlistment to Sept 17, 1861.

The 1870 census of Warwick, RI, lists William as head of household, aged 45, born in Ireland, real estate valued at $400. His occupation is listed as "works on farm." Also in the household were wife Abbie, 45, born in Ireland, keeping house, daughter Ellen, 19, born RI, at home, son George, 16, born RI, works in cotton mill, daughter Mary A., 10, born in RI, works in cotton mill. The census taker noted that William was the only member of the household that could read and write.

An 1875 Rhode Island state census of Warwick lists a William Dorman, 55, born Ireland, laborer living with wife Abby Dorman 43, born Ireland, housewife, daughter Ellen Dorman, 22, born Warwick, single, speeder tender, cot., daughter Mary A. Dorman, 15, born Warwick, single, speeder tender, cot., daugher Anna Dorman, aged 3 months, born Warwick. Except for the incongruity in ages between this census and the 1870 federal census, this sounds like the same family. Possible errors?

The 1880 census of Johnston, RI lists a William Dorman, 54, laborer, farm hand, living on the farm of Byron O. Young.

Records of the General Assembly of the State of Rhode Island for the year 1891 lists reimbursements to members of the 4th regiment of Rhode Island Volunteers as follows: Oct. 20, 1891 to Ellen Sullivan, daughter of William Dorman of Company F, $32.66, to Mary A. Bates, daughter of William Dorman of Company F, $32.66, to George Dorman, son of William Dorman of Company F., $32.66. Abby had filed a claim in Nov. 1890, and another claim filed on June 18, 1891 in the name of William Dorman, Company F. was rejected by the Adjutant General's office.

The Willimantic Chronicle - Year of 1881
Published every Wednesday.
McDonald & Safford, Editors and Publishers.
Office, Hall's Block, Main & Union Sts.
$1.50 per year.
Wed Aug 3 1881: South Coventry.
"William Dorman spent a day in town last week, and will return for a longer stay after his trip to Block Island."



He was married to Abbie O. Connor on 13 Oct 1852 in Nashville, Hillsborough, NH. Marriage record in Nashville, NH for William Dorman and Abbie Connor. dated 13 Oct, 1852. No proof that it's THIS William and Abby, but seems likely. That would have been the same year William immigrated to the US. Children were: Ellen Dorman, George Dorman, Mary Ann Dorman, Anna Dorman.


bullet William Augustine DORMAN(34) Photo was born on 12 Jul 1886 in North Kingston, Rhode Island. He died on 28 Dec 1933 in Memorial Hospital, Pawtucket, Rhode Island. The principal cause of William's death was given on his death record as "acute dilatation of the stomach," with acute appendicitis and appendectomy listed as contributing causes. He was buried on 29 Dec 1933 in Elm Grove Cemetery, North Kingston, Rhode Island. Clo Pitkin remembers of her father: "William Dorman was born into an Irish Catholic family in Rhode Island. I don't know much about my father because he died shortly after I was born. My mother told some stories about him but found it very painful to remember the time my brother died and so did not ever tell me much of importance. I surmise that (his) family did not enjoy the comforts that the Heilborns had. Bill served in World War One in the infantry. He kept a daily record of his service and apparently spent much time on the front lines in Europe. It must have been between 1920 and 1923 that he courted Marjorie Heilborn. He was a handsome man and people spoke of him as kind and gentle. In 1923 he and Marjorie were married. They lived with Marjorie's parents and Bill worked with Dr. Heilborn. I am under that impression that since Charles T Heilborn Jr. did not have an interest in being a chiropodist or running the shoe store, Bill was being groomed to take over the business. I remember hearing that my father had seriously considered going into the priesthood at one time. I know that he was a devout Catholic. He had a good sense of humor and apparently enjoyed people. From all the pictures of Bill Dorman and his son Billy he seems to have been a good and loving father and extremely proud of his son. When young Billy died at the age of 8, Bill was unable to cope with his loss. He sought comfort in the Catholic church and went on retreats to find answers and strength. I assume he was not able to give much support to anyone else. He died a year later of complications from an appendectomy. I believe my mother felt that he had abandoned her. He is known to me only through pictures and stories my mother told me. She always led me to believe that my father loved me very much and somehow I always pictured him in heaven watching over us."
William had been a Chiropodist for 22 years at the time of his death, and was a chiropodist at the time of his induction into the army in April 1918. He was appointed Corporal in November of that year after having been in France for five months. He fought at the defense of the center sector at Haute Alsace, at the battle of Molleville Farm, the attack on Bois d. Ormont, Battle of the Grand Montague, capture of Etraye Ridge, and the attack on Bois Belleu. On October 12, 1918, he wrote in his journal "Went into battle on the Verdun front. Terrible slaughter. Many of our men wounded and killed." after five days of heavy artillery fire the company was again engaged in a terrible battle on the sixteenth. On the seventeenth he wrote; "Very little of Co. left. Being relieved 10 tonight." And the following day; "Back at rest camp. Poor little Co. Very few of us left. Thank God I came out safe." He returned to the United States in May, 1919 and was honorably discharged. He authored a booklet, "The Truth about Foot Troubles, Their Cause Cure and Prevention," published on August 12, 1933.
Obituary in "Foot News," a publication of the Rhode Island Chiropodists' Society: "Dr. William Dorman, age 47, prominent chiropodist of Providence, Rhode Island, died December 28th, 1933 after a brief illness. Dr. Dorman was recognized by members of the profession as a man of sterling character, who with his soft spoken mannerisms won admiration from all who knew him. He was a charter member of the Rhode Island Chiropodist Society and a member of the National Association of Chiropodists. He was a believer of firm convictions and above all, maintained that "honesty was the best policy." Dr. Dorman was connected with Dr. Charles T. Heilborn's office for many years, one of the oldest establishments in Providence. He was a member of the American Legion, Richard Dennis Post. His church membership was St. Brenden's Church, Riverside, R. I."

In 1909, William is listed in the North Kingtson City Directory as a designer for Hamilton Web Co, (a cotton mill) boarding with his father, George Dorman.

In 1914, William is listed in the North Kingston City Directory as a Chiropodist boarding with his father George Dorman.

The 1920 city directory lists William as a Chiropodist boarding with his father.

In the 1920 census of North Kingston (village of Hamilton), William, 33, was listed as a boarder in the home of Catherine Goulet. His occupation was listed as Doctor, Office, working on his own account.

In the 1930 census of East Providence (Riverside), William, 43, was listed in the household of his father-in-law, Charles T. Heilborn. He was married at the age of 36. Occupation: Chiropodist. Parents: George Dorman and Mary A. Tierney.

He was married to Marjorie Berton HEILBORN on 3 Feb 1923 in St. Bernard's Rectory, North Kingston, Rhode Island. Children were: William Augustine DORMAN Jr., Clotilde Whitney DORMAN .


bullet William Augustine DORMAN Jr. Photo was born on 15 Oct 1923 in Providence, Rhode Island. He died on 14 May 1932 in Providence, Rhode Island.(35) Billy died of Scarlet fever, myocarditis, and acute cardiac dilatation. He was buried in Elm Grove Cemetery, Allentown, Rhode Island. Billy was recovering from scarlet fever at the time of his death. He was shelling peas with his mother one evening when he fell over dead. Bill and Marjory rushed him to a doctor, but he was beyond help. His cousin Nancy (Mary Ann) reports that, as Billy lay dead on the examining table, the doctor requested payment of Bill and Marjorie for the visit. Parents: William Augustine DORMAN and Marjorie Berton HEILBORN.


bullet Arch Campbell Dorsey Photo was born on 15 May 1902. He died on 24 Sep 1971.

He was married to Catherine (Kapie) Buchanan MCKELVEY on 4 Jun 1927 in Moundsville, West Virginia. Children were: Lt.Col, Robert George Dorsey, Jacob Henry Dorsey.


bullet Jacob Henry Dorsey was born on 30 Aug 1929. He died on 8 May 1930. Parents: Arch Campbell Dorsey and Catherine (Kapie) Buchanan MCKELVEY.


bullet Lt.Col, Robert George Dorsey was born on 17 Apr 1928 in Moundsville, West Virginia. He died on 5 Oct 1994. Parents: Arch Campbell Dorsey and Catherine (Kapie) Buchanan MCKELVEY.

He was married to Ruth Ann Rohman on 28 Apr 1961 in Cumberland, Maryland. Children were: Thomas Brooks Dorsey, Robert Samuel Dorsey.


bullet Robert Samuel Dorsey was born on 28 Oct 1963 in Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. Parents: Lt.Col, Robert George Dorsey and Ruth Ann Rohman.


bullet Thomas Brooks Dorsey was born on 16 Aug 1962 in Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri. Parents: Lt.Col, Robert George Dorsey and Ruth Ann Rohman.


bullet Jessie Dow Photo Jessie Dow may not have been the daughter of John and Sally (Lance) Dow, but her photo was found in a Lance family album, and until I investigate further, I will assume her to be so (CP - 1997). Parents: Capt. John Dow and Sally LANCE.


bullet Capt. John Dow

He was married to Sally LANCE. Children were: Lilia Dow, Jessie Dow .


bullet Lilia Dow Photo Lilia Dow may not have been the daughter of John and Sally (Lance) Dow, but her photo was found in a Lance family album, and until I investigate further, I will assume her to be so (CP - 1997). Parents: Capt. John Dow and Sally LANCE.


bullet Nathan Dow

He was married to Susannah Hackett on 28 Jan 1800 in New Hampton, NH. Children were: Susan Dow .


bullet Susan Dow Photo was born on 16 Oct 1811 in New Hampshire. She died on 3 Jul 1872 in Guthrie, Iowa. Susan Dow was from Walden, Vermont. There is a tradition in the Carpenter family that she was descended from native Americans. Parents: Nathan Dow and Susannah Hackett.

She was married to Abijah Howard CARPENTER on 14 May 1827. Children were: Lucinda CARPENTER, James H. CARPENTER, Eliza CARPENTER, Jane CARPENTER, George Nathan CARPENTER, Almira CARPENTER, Myron Dana CARPENTER, Oscar "Lewis" CARPENTER, Ancil CARPENTER , Clarence CARPENTER, Clarissa CARPENTER.

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