Dorcas was born in 1780. She married Asaph Longley in 1807 and had 6 children. She died in 1861 and was buried at Paradise Cemetery in Annapolis Co., Nova Scotia.
Vital records of Massachusetts 1620-1988
Vital Statistics of Nova Scotia 1763-1957
The History of Annapolis by W.A. Calnek pg. 540
Find a Grave Memorial
The Longley Family Genealogy compiled by Louise Baneck Longley and Janneyne Longley Gnacinski, 1967, FHL Film # 928132 Item 6, page 13.
* Walker, Wayne W. Abstracts from the Court of Probate Records for Annapolis County, N.S. (1763-1951). Ottawa: W.W. Walker, 2008. Walker Reference Number 203. Page 146, R: 10 Feb 1831: Last Will and Testament of John Pool of the Township of Annapolis, dated 11 Dec 1830. Sons: Wesley POOL, and Stephen POOL. Daughters: Elizabeth McCARTER, Dorcas LONGLEY, Mary MOORE, and Irena LANDERS. Estate Folio P30 (1831).
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: