"United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 21 August 2015), Dorcas L Garrison in household of Mark Garrison, York county, York, South Carolina, United States; citing family 432, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
Personal papers and notes of Frances T. Gaulden, Family Biographical Information per letter to Dave Templeton, August 22, 1976.
The Gaulden, Gauldin, Gaulding, Family History -- A Seven Hundred Year Study, Volume One, p.105, By Dr. Charles H. Gaulden, Self Published, April, 1999.
Find A Grave Memorial# 37726105, James D. Gaulden, Ebenezer Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Rock Hill, York County, South Carolina, USA, Plot: F1-12
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Dorcas by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Dorcas: