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Bessie Baskerville Dorsey


Bessie Baskerville Dorsey, 1998

Bessie Baskerville Dorsey, 1998

Dates alive: 
Residence (at time of interview): 
Washington, DC

Bessie Dorsey was a descendant of Wormley and Ursula Hughes through their grandson Philip Evans Hughes (1853-1925). Mrs. Dorsey lived most of her life in Washington, DC, raising and providing an education to her son, George Harrod, who went on to hold several prominent positions in the federal government. Her relatives have relied on her memories in their exploration of their family history.

Interview Information: 

25 Jan. 1998, Washington, DC
Interviewees: Bessie Baskerville Dorsey, Calvin Jefferson, Joyce Harrod

Related People: 

J. Calvin Jefferson cousin
Joyce Harrod granddaughter


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