Bio: Dorrance, Tully (1836 - 1898)

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Surnames: Dorronce, Hoffman, Berto

Sources: 1881 History of Northern Wisconsin

Tulley Dorrance (23 Sep 1836 - 4 Sep 1898)

TULLY Dorrance, farmer. Sec. 6, P. O. Hixton, was born in Vermont, Sept. 23, 1836 and came to Wisconsin in 1853, first going to Fond du Lac County, where he worked one year for J. H. Berto on a farm, then worked one year for Henry Lake, until 1860, came to Hixton. Jackson Co., and pre-empted a claim from the Government, consisting of 160 acres of good farm land. Mr. Dorronce has been a member of Town Board in Hixton three terms, also of District School Board, for nineteen years. Was married Dec. 31, 1862, to Miss Margaret A. Hoffman; she was born in Pennsylvania, March 22, 1838. Their family consists of three children—Charles M., born March 20, 1867, Joseph H., born Dec. 4, 1868, and Jennie V., born May 11,1871. They have also lost two children one infant son, died May 27, 1864, and one daughter, died Feb. 27, 1867.

*Tulley Dorrance died in Jackson, Co., Wisconsin 4 Sep 1898, vol. 3, pg. 141.

Family Notes

Father: Martin S. Dorrance b: ca. 1802 in Vermont
Mother: Lorain\Lauraine Van Deusen b: ca. 1799 in Middlebury, Addison Co., Vermont

Marriage 1 Margaret Ann Hoffman b: 22 MAR 1838 in Pennsylvania
Married: 31 DEC 1862 in Jackson Co., Wisconsin 5 6

Children of Tully Dorrance and Margaret Ann Hoffman

Son Dorrance b: 1863 - 1864 in Hixton, Jackson Co., Wisconsin
Daughter Dorrance b: 1863 - 1866 in Hixton, Jackson Co., Wisconsin
Charles M. Dorrance b: 20 Mar 1867 in Hixton, Jackson Co., Wisconsin
Herman Joseph Dorrance b: 4 Dec 1868 in Hixton, Jackson Co., Wisconsin
Jennie V. Dorrance b: 11 May 1871 in Hixton, Jackson Co., Wisconsin
Honora Mary "Nora" Dorrance b: 18 Aug 1884 in of Hixton, Jackson Co., Wisconsin

1880 Federal Census, Hixton, Jackson, Wisconsin, United States, 383

Tully Dorrance, white, American male farmer
father's birthplace : Vermont, United States
mother's birthplace : Connecticut, United States

Household Members
self Tully Dorrance M 43 (1836) Vermont, United States
wife Ann Dorrance F 42 (1838) Pennsylvania, United States
son Charles Dorrance M 13 Wisconsin, United States
son Herman Dorrance M 11 Wisconsin, United States
daughter Jenny Dorrance F 10 Wisconsin, United States

1900 Federal Census, ED 50 Hixton town, Jackson, Wisconsin, United States, pg. 1, family 9

Margaret A Dorrance, white widowed female
father's birthplace: Pennsylvania
mother's birthplace: Pennsylvania
marital status: Widowed
years married: 38
estimated marriage year: 1862
mother how many children: 4
number living children: 4

Household Members
head H. O. Dorrance M 31 Wisconsin
mother Margaret A Dorrance F 62 (Mar 1838) Pennsylvania
sister Nora M Dorrance F 16 Wisconsin

Wisconsin Birth Records

Honora Mary Dorrance
gender: Female
birth date: 18 Aug 1884
birthplace: Hixton Twp, Jackson, Wisconsin
race: White
father's name: Tully Dorrance
father's birthplace: Vermont
mother's name: Margret A. Hoffman
mother's birthplace: Penn.



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