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Bible printed 1854



John H. Dorsey and Margaret N. Spence was married February th 7 in the year of our
lord One Thousand eight hundred and Fifty four
P.B. Shank and Dora B. Dorsey was married February eighteenth 18 1875 Eighteen
hundred and seventy five Both of Drumore township, Lancaster County Pa.


John H. Dorsey was born November th 4 1830
Margaret N. Dorsey was born October 25 AD 1828
Ladora Beatriz Dorsey was born November the 5th AD 1854
Lacritia Adalade Dorsey was born October th 29 AD 1856
Albert Lewis Dorsey was born January 4th 1859
William Clayton Dorsey was born October 7th AD 1860
Mary Eliza Dorsey was born March 13 AD 1863


(2nd page)(first name written on top later)
P.B. Shank Born Dec 12 1837
William Shank was born December 12th AD 1875
Addie Shank was born August 28th AD 1877
Bruce Rush Shank was born August 14th AD 1879
Charles Burkins Shank was born October 7th AD 1881
Harriet J Shank was born 30th of January 1883
Parker Shank was born January 19th 1884
Grover Cleveland Shank was born March 4th AD 1886
Thurman Shank was born July 22 AD1888
John Shank was born August 13th 1890
BenJ Franklin Shank was born 4th May 1892
Andrew Jackson Shank was born 1 July 1893


Margaret Dorsey departed this life October 7th 1864 age 35 years 11 months & 12days
Mary Eliza Dorsey Daughter of John and Margaret departed this life February 7th 1866
aged 2 years 10 months & 25 days
P.B. and D.B. Shank children
Bruce Rush Shank departed this life March 16th 1882 aged 2 year 7 months & 2 days
Addie E. Shank departed this life March 27th 1882 aged 4 years 6 months & 29 days
John Shank son of P.B. and D.B. Shank departed this life 5 of January 1892 age 1
year 4 months & 21 days
Benjamin Franklin Shank departed this life March 5th 1895 age 2 years 10 months 1 day
John H. Dorsey departed this life May 19th 1903 age 72 years 6 months 15 days
Grover Cleveland Shank departed this life October 23rd 1914 age 28 years 7 months
and 19 days
Barbara R. Shank wife of Charles B. Shank departed this life April 14th 1923 age 32
Ladora Beatriz Dorsey Shank departed this life March 10th Monday PM 5:15 1924age 69
years 4 months 5 days
Parker Burkins Shank departed this life June 5 1924 age 86 years 5 months 24 days


Submitted by Marie Malark This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
The following is what is written in the Dorsey Family bible later passed to
Dora Dorsey Shank. Her children are list in the bible,
Thurman Shank was my great grandfather

Contributed by Marie Malark