Dorsey, Albert I. 1892-1935
PARKS, DORSEY, MCWILLIAMS
Posted By: Linda Ziemann, volunteer (email)
Date: 5/20/2019 at 21:42:07
Sioux City Journal
Wednesday, May 15, 1935
ALBERT I. DORSEY
Funeral services for Albert I. Dorsey, 42, a farmer who lived on route No. 1, Perry Creek road and who died in a Sioux City hospital Tuesday of pneumonia, will be held at 2 o’clock Thursday afternoon in Wesley Methodist church in Leeds. Rev. J. E. Feller will officiate and burial will be in Logan Park cemetery under the direction of Perasso Bros. funeral home.
Mr. Dorsey was born May 23, 1892. He is survived by his widow, Anna May Dorsey of Sioux City, and a brother, N. S. Dorsey of Sioux City.
STANDARD CERTIFCATE OF DEATH
Woodbury County Iowa
Place of death: Sioux City, Iowa, St. Joseph Hospital
FULL NAME: Albert Isiah Dorsey
Residence: Plymouth County Route No;
Date of Birth: May 23, 1892
Age: 42 yrs, 11 mo., 20 days
Birth Place: Plymouth County Iowa
Father’s Name: Michal Dorsey
Father’s Birth Place: Ireland
Mother’s Maiden Name: Elizabeth McWilliams
Mother’s Place of Birth: South Dakota
Informant: Anna Dorsey, Sioux City
Date of Death: May 13th, 1935
Cause of death: Influenza Bronchial Pneumonia – Onset May 6, 1935
Contributory Cause: Chronic Bronchitis
Clinical Diagnosis – No Operation
Burial Place: Logan Park Cemetery, May 16, 1935
TODAY’S RESEARCH NOTES:
Very likely the correct father of the deceased is the previous husband of Elizabeth McWilliams, who was William Nelson Parks and they were married on October 18, 1891, in Sioux City, Iowa.
The brother listed in the obituary (N. S. Dorsey of Sioux City) was also known as Sylvester “Nicholas” Parks. William Nelson Parks was the father of these two brothers. More confirmation found in the 1910 Federal Census, Nicholas Dorsey & his wife, Elizabeth, with two “adopted sons” in the same household—Albert I. and Sylvester N.
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