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

Charles Dorsey

Male 1736 - 1770  (33 years)


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  • Name Charles Dorsey 
    Born 11 Nov 1736  Queen Caroline Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Feb 1770  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I020004  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Feb 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 F12340  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