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Dorothy (Dolly) Maria Ransom Meacham

August 26, 1801–June 22, 1852

Born at Rochester, Windsor County, Vermont; daughter of Dorothy Cooper and Stephen Ransom. Died in Pottawattamie County, Iowa. 1 (See Document 1.2, first mentioned here)


  1. [1] Temple Records Index Bureau of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, 10 December 1845 to 8 February 1846 (Salt Lake City: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1974), 76, Dolly Mecham. Susan Easton Black and Harvey Bischoff Black, eds., Annotated Records of Baptisms for the Dead, 1840–1845: Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois (Provo, UT: Center for Family History and Genealogy, Brigham Young University, 2002), 3:2426–2427. Leonidas DeVon Mecham, comp., Family Book of Remembrance: and Genealogy with Allied Lines (Salt Lake City: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1952), 677. 1850 U.S. census, District 21, Pottawattamie Co., Iowa, n.p., Dolly Meacum, NARA. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Jan. 2016), “Dolly” Dorothy Maria Ransom KWJP-WMJ .