According to a certified copy of their marriage license, Thomas Frances Dorsey (Sr) -- of Mount Carmel, Northumberland Co., PA -- married Theresa "Tess" Langton -- of Forestville, Cass Twp., Schuylkill Co., PA -- on June 26, 1901.The ceremony was performed by James Wilson in Minersville, Schuylkill Co., PA.[Recorded in Marriage License Volume 11, No. G790]
The birth certificate of James "Jimmy" Dorsey indicates that he was born in Brownsville (a small "coal patch" near Shenandoah), Schuylkill Co., PA, on February 29, 1904.His parents are identified on the certificate as Thomas Dorsey and Tressa Langton.[Recorded in Book 3, p. 259]
The birth certificate of Thomas Frances "Tommy" Dorsey indicates that he was born in Mahanoy Plane (another small coal patch near Shenandoah), Schuylkill Co., PA, on November 27, 1905.His parents are identified on the certificate as Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Dorsey.[Recorded in Book 3, p. 436]
All certificates are recorded in the records of the Orphans Court for Schuylkill Co., PA.