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Dorcas (Avis) Shirley (1708)

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Dorcas Shirley formerly Avis
Born in Port Republic, Province of Marylandmap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
Profile last modified 12 Sep 2019 | Created 24 Apr 2015
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Dorcas was born 21 Nov 1708 in Christ Church, Port Republic, Calvert, Province of Maryland.[1] Dorcas Unknown ... [2]

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  1. "Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995," database, FamilySearch ( : 11 February 2018), Dorcas Avis, 21 Nov 1708; citing CHRIST CHURCH,PORT REPUBLIC,CALVERT,MARYLAND; FHL microfilm 13,888.
  2. First-hand information as remembered by Lance Foster, Friday, April 24, 2015. Replace this citation if there is another source.

See also:

  • Undocumented Vital Information from FamilySearch [1]

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