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

Deborah Dorsey

Female Abt 1680 - Bef 1752  (~ 71 years)


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  • Name Deborah Dorsey 
    Born Abt 1680  St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County. Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Bef 1752  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I011707  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2019 

    Father John Hon. Dorsey,   b. 1658, 'Hockley-In-The-Hole', Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1714/15, 'Troy', Baltimore County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Pleasance Ely,   b. 1660, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1733/34, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married Abt 1678  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F07725  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Charles Ridgely,   b. Abt 1677, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1705, Prince George's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 28 years) 
    Married Abt 1699  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Charles Ridgely,   b. 1701, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1772, Northampton, Baltimore County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     2. William Ridgely,   b. 1702, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1755, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F07723  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Richard Clagett,   b. 1679, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1752, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 1705  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Edward Clagett,   b. 1706, Croome, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1767, Croome, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 62 years)
     2. Richard Rev. Clagett,   b. Abt 1708, Croome, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1753, Prince George's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years)
     3. Mary Clagett,   b. Abt 1710, Croome, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1792, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years)
     4. Eleanor Clagett,   b. Abt 1712, Croome, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1781, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years)
     5. Martha Clagett,   b. Abt 1715, Croome, Prince George's County, Marylandd Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Samuel Rev Clagett,   b. 31 Jan 1717/18, Croome, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1756, Prince George's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F01223  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Father: John (Honorable) Dorsey b: 1658 in Hockley-In-The-Hole, Anne Arundel County, Maryland
      Mother: Pleasance Ely b: 1660 in Anne Arundel
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      Charles Ridgley 25.48 A PG 310.0.1 308.4.6 Oct 4 1705
      Payments to; Robert Bradly, Capt. Thomas Markin, George Parker, John Greeniffe, Rose White, Jos. Willen, Mr. Charles Carroll, William Taylard, Capt. John Dorsey of Baltimore County.
      Mentions: Capt. John Dorsey (father of administratrix).
      Administratrix: Deborah Ridgley.
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      Children of Deborah Dorsey and Richard Claggett , Sr. are:
      i. Edward Claggett was born 1706 in Croome, Prince George's County, Maryland, and died BEF 1755 in Croome, Prince Georges, MD. He married Eleanor Bowie 1732 in Prince Georges County, MD, daughter of John Bowie and Mary Mullikin. She was born 1709 in Prince Georges, MD, and died AFT 1767 in Prince Georges, MD.
      ii. Eleanor Claggett was born ABT 1712 in Prince Georges, MD, and died 1781 in Prince Georges County, MD. She married John Rev. Eversfield , Sr. 9 MAY 1730 in Prince Georges County, MD. He was born 1701 in England, and died 8 NOV 1780 in Prince Georges County, MD.
      iii. Richard Claggett was born ABT 1714 in Prince Georges, Maryland, and died BEF 7 DEC 1752 in Prince Georges, Maryland. He married Lucy Keene, daughter of Richard Keene and Mary Berry. She was born ABT 1722.
      iv. Mary Claggett was born ABT 1715 in Prince Georges, MD, and died 15 OCT 1792. She married Jeremiah Berry ABT 1730, son of Benjamin Berry and Mary Hilleary. He was born 1712 in Prince Georges, MD, and died 3 APR 1769 in Prince Georges, Upper Marlboro, MD.
      v. Samuel Claggett was born 31 JAN 1717/18 in Croome, Prince George's County, Maryland, and died 17 SEP 1756 in Prince Georges County, Md.. He married Elizabeth Gantt in Prince Georges County, MD, daughter of Thomas Gantt and Priscilla Brooke. She was born 1711 in 'Myrtle Range', White's Landing, (Calvert) Prince Georges County, Maryland, and died 1750 in Prince Georges County, Maryland. He married Anne Browne 1751 in Charles County, Maryland, daughter of Gustavus Browne , Dr. and Francis Fowke. She was born 1732 in Rich Hill, Charles County, Maryland, and died 6 SEP 1800 in Fauquier, Virginia.
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      PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY LAND RECORDS, Deed of Exchange, (day unspecified) November 1698 From: CHARLES RIDGELY of Anne Arundel County, gent., and wife DEBORAH.
      To: Col. HENRY DARNALL of P. G. Co.
      Price: In exchange for the 1100 acre tract called "Croome" in P. G. County, originally granted to CHRISTOPHER ROUSBY, and lately in the tenure and occupation of CHARLES BUTTLER, deceased.
      Property: Two tracts of 500 acres each called "Timberly," and "Generals Guift," in P. G. County, on the west side of Patuxent River and on the south side of St. Charles Branch; originally granted to ROBERT RIDGELY, late of St. Mary's County, deceased, and by him bequeathed to the said CHARLES RIDGELY; both tracts were formerly in Calvert Co.; "Generals Guift" was about one mile west of land formerly laid out for CHRISTOPHER ROUSBY called "Croome"; "Timberly" bounded on "Generals Guift" and on said ROUSBY'S land.
      Signature: CHARLES RIDGELY
      Wit.: THOMAS CLEGGETT, NATHAN VEITCH, THOMAS HILLS Ackn'd: "In open court," 28 August 1700
      Recorded: (date unspecified), Vol. A, p. 293
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      Prince George's County Land Records, Folio 54: Indenture, 20 Apr 1701
      From: Charles and Deborah Ridgley of Prince George's County
      To: Francis Piles, planter of Prince George's County
      111 acres now farmed by Ridgley from a 1,100 acre tract of land called Croome lying in Prince George's County for 63
      Signed: Charles Ridgley and Deborah Ridgley (her mark)
      Memorandum: 26 Nov 1702 endorsement on back of Deborah Ridgley, wife of Charles Witness: John Hawkins and Robert Wade
      Alienation: 23 Jan rec'd of Francis Piles the sum of 3s
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      Prince George's Land Records 1730-1733 - Liber Q, Page 557
      Enrolled at request of Richard Clagett 18 Nov 1732:
      Indenture, 4 Nov 1732; between Richard Clagett, Gent., and Edward Clagett, planter, his son; for 5s; a parcel called Green Land on Cabbin Branch; containing 211 acres; also a tract called Croom on Charles Branch containing 200 acres being part of 411 acres; /s/ Richd. Clagett; wit. Richard Lee, Thos. Clagett, Jr.; ack. 4 Nov 1732 by Richard Clagett and Deborah his wife

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