Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Priscilla Hill

Female 1718 - 1782  (63 years)


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  • Name Priscilla Hill 
    Born 9 May 1718  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 8 Mar 1782  "Belmont", Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I031385  Tree1
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2018 

    Father Henry Dr. Hill,   b. 20 Jan 1662/63, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1739, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Mary Denwood,   b. 2 May 1676, Somerset County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1734, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 16 Nov 1697  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F07988  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Caleb Dorsey,   b. 18 Jul 1710, St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1772, "Belmont", Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 10 Feb 1734/35  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Henry Hill Dorsey,   b. 3 Mar 1735/36, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1772, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
     2. Rebecca Dorsey,   b. 8 Jun 1739, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1812, Baltimore County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     3. Samuel Dorsey,   b. 7 Dec 1741, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1777, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     4. Mary Dorsey,   b. 9 Jun 1744, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Milcah Dorsey,   b. 30 Mar 1747, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Eleanor Dorsey,   b. 28 Dec 1749, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Margaret Hill Dorsey,   b. 20 Jun 1752, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1797, St Paul Parish, Baltimore County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     8. Edward Hill Dorsey,   b. 2 Sep 1758, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1799, 'Belmont' Howard County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     9. Priscilla Hill Dorsey,   b. 12 Jul 1762, "Belmont", Elkridge, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1814, 'Hampton Mansion' Towson, Baltimore County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F18930  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Children of Priscilla Hill and Caleb Dorsey are:

      i. Henry Hill Dorsey was born 3 MAR 1735/36 in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, and died 1772 in Anne Arundel. He married Elizabeth Goodwin 14 APR 1768, daughter of Lyde Goodwin and Pleasance Ridgely. She was born 21 MAY 1743 in Maryland.
      ii. Rebecca Dorsey was born 8 JUN 1739, and died 22 SEP 1812 in Baltimore , Maryland. She married Charles Ridgely 18 NOV 1760 in Baltimore , MD, son of Charles (Colonel) Ridgely and Rachel Howard. He was born 17 SEP 1733 in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, and died 28 JUN 1790 in Hampton Mansion, Baltimore County, Maryland.
      iii. Samuel Dorsey was born 7 DEC 1741 in "Belmont", Anne Arundel County, Maryland., and died 11 SEP 1777. He married Margaret Sprigg 15 DEC 1762, daughter of Edward Sprigg and Mary Belt. She was born 5 MAY 1745, and died 13 JUN 1783 in will probated - Anne Arundel.
      iv. Mary Dorsey was born 9 JUN 1744 in Anne Arundel , Maryland, and died JUN 1833. She married Michael Pue , Dr. 1769. He was born 1730, and died 19 JUL 1795.
      v. Milcah Dorsey was born 30 MAR 1747, and died 29 JUN 1829. She married William Goodwin 30 MAR 1773, son of Lyde Goodwin and Pleasance Ridgely. He was born 30 MAR 1745 in Baltimore Co , MD, and died 15 OCT 1809.
      vi. Eleanor Dorsey was born 28 DEC 1749, and died 1813. She married John Davis 20 FEB 1789 in Baltimore , MD, son of Robert Davis and Ruth Gaither. He was born ABT 1749.
      vii. Margaret Hill Dorsey was born 20 JUN 1752 in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, and died 17 FEB 1797. She married William Buchanan 26 NOV 1772 in Maryland. He was born 7 JUL 1748 in Maryland, and died 19 DEC 1824.
      viii. Edward Hill "Iron Head Ned" Dorsey was born 2 SEP 1758 in "Belmont"Anne Arundel (now Howard Co.,) MD, and died 24 MAR 1799 in "Belmont" Howard County, MD. He married Elizabeth Dorsey 25 MAR 1786, daughter of John Dorsey and Mary Hammond. She was born 10 APR 1766 in Anne Arundel , Maryland, and died 1802.
      ix. Priscilla Hill Dorsey was born 12 JUL 1762 in "Belmont, Elkridge, MD, and died 30 APR 1814 in "Hampton Mansion", Towson, Baltimore County, Maryland. She married Charles Carnan Ridgely , (Govenor) 17 OCT 1782 in Old Saint Paul's Church, Baltimore , MD, son of John Carnan and Achsah Ridgely. He was born 6 DEC 1760 in Baltimore , Maryland, and died 17 JUL 1829 in "Hampton", Baltimore, Co..
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      Henry Hill 18.2 A AA 1188.14.4 E1227.16.11 Aug 13 1740
      The amount of the accounts also included 56.4.0 in sterling.
      Payments to: Edward Edwards, Deborah Syng (administratrix of John Syng) Gerard Hopkins, Hannah Jenkinson, Elisabeth Meridith (administratrix of Humphry Meridith), Elisabeth Meredith, William Wootton, Dr. John Hamilton, Elinor Thornton now wife of John Skinner, John Samuel Minskie, Catherine Minskie, Mr. Michael Macnemara paid to Mr. William Cumming, Daniel Dulany, Esq. paid to Mr. John Darnall, Thomas Baldwin.
      Legatees: Milcah (daughter) wife of John Gale, Priscilla igranddaughter) & Mary (granddaughter) daughters of Levin Hill (son), Henry Hill (grandson) & Mary Hill (granddaughter) children of Richard Hill (son), Priscilla Dorsey (daughter) wife of Caleb Dorsey, Jr. & Henry Dorsey (grandson) son of Priscilla Dorsey, Mary Gillis (daughter) wife of Ezekiel Gillis, accountant.
      Distribution to (6 equal parts): Milcah (daughter) wife of John Gale, Priscilla & Mary (daughters of Levin Hill), Henry Hill paid to his father Richard Hill (son), Priscilla Dorsey (daughter) wife of Caleb Dorsey, Jr., Mary Gillis (daughter) wife of Ezekiel Gillis, accountant.
      Executor: Joseph Hill (Quaker)
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      HILL, JOSEPH, Anne Arundel Co. 20 Oct, 1761; 10 Nov, 1761
      To Mary Wilkinson, spinster, and Daniel Wolstonholms Bond,
      also 30 head hogs; tract Folley's Point; tract Withers Durand,
      alias Issabella Farme and George Stone, all lying in Anne Arundel
      Co., and land called Andrew's Rest in sd county.
      To grand-dau. Henry Margarett Hill, after decease of sd. Mary
      Wilkinson, tract called Folley's Point, and etc., above-named and
      also other tracts: Horn Neck, Piney Point, Addition Read, and a
      tract In Baltimore Co. called Hills Forrest, which I shall not
      give to cousins Joseph and Nathaniel Richardson, as hereinafter
      will be particularly mentioned and expressed to sd. grand-dau.
      and hrs.; in case of death of grand-dau. without hrs. or lawful
      issue as afsd. then all aforementioned tracts set forth In
      foregoing bequests made to sd, grand-dau. shall descend to
      cousin Henry Hill; slaves, except a certain one, which will be
      given to Priscilla Garreteson; personal estate.
      To sister Mary Gillis, 1/5 pt. of estate.
      To sister Priscilla Dorsey, 1/5 pt. of estate.
      To sister Milcah Arey, 1/5 pt. of estate.
      To cousin Joseph Richardson, 1/5 pt. of estate.
      To cousin Henry Hill, 1/5 pt. of estate.
      To cousin Nathaniel (or Nathan) Richardson, 200 A, pt. of
      afsd. tract called Hills Forest, lying In Baltimore Co.
      To bro. Richard Hill, his 2 bonds and 100 lbs. money.
      To Elizabeth Hill and hrs., tract called Aurch, in Anne
      Arundel Co,
      To Priscilla Garretsons wife of Cornelius Garretson, 2 notes
      of the sd. Cornelius Garretson; 100 lbs. money.
      To bro.-In-law Joseph Richardson, 10 lbs. money for the
      Quakers.
      To John Ruley, 2 tracts lying in Anne Arundel Co. called
      Edward's Neck and Rulers Search, he paying to Priscilla
      Garretson, wife of Cornelius, 30 lbs. money.
      To Sophah Galloway, 10 lbs. money.
      To friend Thomas Sprigg, 50 lbs. money.
      To friend Robert Pleasant, 50 lbs. money.
      To cousin Joseph Richardson, stock.
      To Mary Wilkinson, stock, which is used at Folley's
      Plantation.
      To Edward Sprigg, bro. of Thomas Sprigge stock.
      Cousin Joseph Richardson, shall continue to till land
      bequeathed by me to grand-dau. Henry Margaret Hill, In Anne
      Arundel Co., until she Is age 16.
      Exs: Friend Thomas Sprigg and Robert Pleasant.
      Wit: Benj. Beall, Charles Wallace, Joshua Frazier. 31. 454