Dorman, William M.

Born: 1812-XX-XX Tennessee

Died: 1864-04-28 Gallatin County, Illinois

Flourished: Gallatin County, Illinois

William M. Dorman married Nancy Robinson in Gallatin County, Illinois, on December 29, 1836, and during the next thirteen years they had several children. Nancy died sometime before 1852, when Dorman re-married to Sophia Seaton. Dorman was a farmer in Gallatin County. In 1860, he owned $6,000 worth of real estate.

Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Gallatin County, 29 December 1836, 29 January 1852, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Gallatin County, IL, 384; Daniel W. Stowell et al., eds., Papers of Abraham Lincoln: Legal Documents and Cases (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2008), 1:262; U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Gallatin County, IL, 7.