Lori (Dorsey) Melancon
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Lori (Dorsey) Melancon

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Lori L. Melancon formerly Dorsey aka Gregory, Brown
Born 1960s.
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Daughter of and [private mother (1930s - unknown)]
Sister of [private sister (1950s - unknown)], and [private sister (1960s - unknown)]
Mother of [private daughter (1980s - unknown)] and
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Lori L. Dorsey was born in Nederland,TX to Mr. and Mrs. Norvel Dorsey in 1966, prematurely weighing only 2.12 ounces. After extensive therapy and hard work Lori was able to stand and walk thanks to Texas Children's Hospital. Lori began to write Lyrics, Poetry and Prose as a hobby at age 13.

With a deep love for her ailing Grandfather Harris Dorsey, Sr. Lori began dreaming of being a Nurse. After finishing High School and graduating from Port Neches -Groves High School in 1985, Lori pursued nursing dreams as a Nursing Assistant for Physician Services Group in Houston, Tx.

Lori later married and had a daughter, Lauren. It was then she went to work and college to provide for her daughter, Graduating from Vocational Nursing Program at Lamar University at Port Arthur,TX in 1991. in 1993, Lori remarried and had another Daughter, Kelli Ann.

Lori divorced a short two years later. Raising two girls as a single mother , working and pursuing a Registered Nursing degree at night, Lori tried to better the lives of her children.

After a third, devastating divorce, Lori remained single. Lori battled back into Vocational Nursing with a deep commitment to serving her patients. Lori is electively inactive after dedicating most of her life to nursing for 30 years.

In 2014, Lori reconnected with her high school sweetheart, Danny Bledsoe and became engaged shortly thereafter.

Lori became involved with Genealogy and submitted DNA to find many Royal ancestral connections. . Lori's Anchors are Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom and Henry VIII of England from both Parents on her Mother's lineage . There are Numerous Queens, Kings, other Royals and Aristocrats dating back to the year 1039, from both parents in her Father's Lineage. Lori's Paternal Grandfather was of the D' Arcy lineage , with Family serving as Knights of the Round Table. Lori's Ancestors were early founders and Contributors to Oxford University and Notre Dame, with the main direct ancestor being William the Conqueror.

Lori's Paternal Grandmother and Grandfather 's family migrated from France to Louisiana. Her Paternal Grandparents came from a long line of Nobility, traced to France, Ireland and England. Lori's DNA shows it is primarily located In Europe, Spain, Belgium, England, Ireland and France. There are also connections to Dutch and Russian Houses of Royalty.


  • First-hand information. Entered by Lori Leigh Melancon at registration.

Connections to family in The Family Tree of Joseph Wayne Peery

  • Partial records of the Dorsey Family tree book of Harris Joseph Dorsey, Sr.
  • Partial records of the McBride Family tree book of Olga Cecillia Coulon De Villier McBride Dorsey.

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I doubt the Henry Dorsey on my tree is the same as Henry Jules on your tree. The Find A Grave entry for mine is:

Name: Col Henry of Edw'd Dorsey Birth Date: 7 Aug 1768 Birth Place: Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States of America Death Date: 6 Feb 1846 Death Place: Bel Air, Harford County, Maryland, United States of America Cemetery: Green Mount Cemetery Burial or Cremation Place: Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, United States of America Has Bio?: Y Father: Edward of John Dorsey Spouse: Elizabeth Dorsey Children: Mary Elizabeth Farnandis URL: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/117536118

As far as I know my Dorseys stayed in Maryland and Virginia until the Civil War.

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