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

Rachel Dorsey

Female 1717 - 1775  (58 years)


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  • Name Rachel Dorsey 
    Born 6 Jul 1717  Queen Caroline Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 14 Dec 1775  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I019997  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2019 

    Father Joshua Dorsey,   b. 1686, Middle Neck, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1747, Elk Ridge, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Anne Ridgely,   b. 1691, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1771, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 16 May 1711  Queen Caroline Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F12327  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Warfield,   b. 1700, All Hallow's Parish, Anne Arundel County Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1776, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 1740  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anne Warfield,   b. 6 Dec 1741, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1802, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     2. Elizabeth Warfield,   b. 12 Nov 1746, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1776, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
     3. Charles Warfield,   b. 1 Feb 1751/52, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1804, Howard County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 51 years)
     4. Rachel Warfield,   b. 1 Oct 1757, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1775, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)
     5. Joshua Warfield,   b. 27 Apr 1761, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1814, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     6. John Warfield,   b. Bef 1768, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F12348  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      DORSEY, JOSHUA, Anne Arundel Co. 14 Nov, 1747 6 Feb, 1747
      To wife Anne,250 A., my dwelling plantation called "Major's Choice.
      To son HENRY DORSEY, my 2 tracts, one called "Dorsey's Anglis, 200 A., the other called Dorsey's Hills," 200 A., both tracts lying in the county.
      To son PHILEMON DORSEY, 1/2 tract called Brothers' Partnership," taken up jointly bet. my bro. JOHN DORSEY, and myself, 632 A.
      To son JOSHUA DORSEY, 250 A.
      To son NICHOLAS DORSEY, tract 'Huntingstowne Quarters,' 266 A., original tract was some years ago resurveyed by my bro.-in-law HENRY RIDGEBY.
      To dau. RACHEL WARFIELD, 20 s. sterl.
      To dau . ELIZABETH DORSEY, 20 pounds.
      To dau. ANNE DORSEY, slaves.
      To dau. SARAH DORSEY, 1 slave.
      To son CHARLES DORSEY, my dwelling plantation and 250 A.
      Mentions his young. child., and to support NICHOLAS and CHARLES with provision at their own stock.
      Wife and 2 eld. sons, exs.
      Wit: Henry Ridgely, Basil Dorsey, Richard Simpson, Elizabeth Ridgely, Ephraim Howard, Henry Howard. 25. 315 - 318
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      Children of Rachel Dorsey and John Warfield are:
      i. Anne Warfield was born 6 DEC 1741 in Anne Arundel, MD, and died 19 NOV 1802. She married John Wayman, son of Leonard Wayman and Ann Rutland. He was born 1727, and died 3 JUN 1793.
      ii. Elizabeth Sarah Warfield was born 12 NOV 1746, and died 21 JAN 1776. She married Henry (Colonel) Griffith 13 NOV 1766 in Anne Arundel , Maryland, son of Henry Griffith and Elizabeth Dorsey. He was born 16 MAR 1744/45 in Anne Arundel County, MD, and died 14 APR 1809.
      iii. Charles Warfield was born 1 FEB 1751/52, and died BEF 1804. He married Catherine Dorsey BEF 1785, daughter of John Dorsey and Ann Dorsey. She was born ABT 1772, and died 5 MAY 1840 in Will probated Howard Co..
      iv. Rachel Warfield was born 1 OCT 1757 in Montgomery County, MD, and died 28 DEC 1775 in Anne Arundel. She married Samuel Griffith 1 APR 1774, son of Henry Griffith and Ruth Hammond. He was born 7 MAY 1752 in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, and died 12 MAY 1833 in Mongtomery County, Maryland.
      v. Joshua Warfield was born 27 APR 1761 in Anne Arundel , Maryland, and died 1814. He married Elizabeth Dorsey 8 OCT 1781, daughter of Thomas Dorsey and Mary Ridgely Warfield. She was born ABT 1761 in Anne Arundel , Maryland. He married Mary Ann Jones 13 JAN 1783 in Anne Arundel, Maryland. She was born ABT 1754.

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