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

Elizabeth Dorsey

Female 1720 - 1803  (83 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Dorsey 
    Born 6 Mar 1719/20  Queen Caroline Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Dec 1803  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I057664  Tree1
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2018 

    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 F12342  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Dorsey,   b. 7 Oct 1708, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1765, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 1739  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Caleb Dorsey,   b. 8 Jul 1740, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1765, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 26 years)
     2. Eleanor Dorsey,   b. 5 Sep 1743, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1765, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 23 years)
     3. Achsah Dorsey,   b. 17 May 1746, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1765, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 20 years)
     4. Anne Dorsey,   b. 11 Dec 1748, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. John Dorsey,   b. 31 Mar 1751, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1765, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 15 years)
     6. Richard Dorsey,   b. 6 Dec 1756, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1826, Happy Retreat, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F28125  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Children of Elizabeth Dorsey and John Ely Dorsey are:
      i. Caleb Dorsey was born 8 JUL 1740 in Anne Arundel, Maryland, and died 10 JUL 1795 in Anne Arundel, Maryland. He married Sophia Dorsey 1 NOV 1759 in Anne Arundel, daughter of John Dorsey and Elizabeth Brown. She was born ABT 1743 in Anne Arundel, MD, and died 20 MAY 1762. He married Rebecca Hammond 23 NOV 1762, daughter of William Hammond and Sarah Sheredine. She was born 28 AUG 1741, and died 6 OCT 1797.
      ii. Eleanor Dorsey was born 5 SEP 1743. She married Richard Stringer 16 DEC 1762, son of Samuel Stringer , Dr. and Lydia Warfield. He was born 1740 in Anne Arundel, MD.
      iii. Achsah Dorsey was born 17 MAY 1746, and died 1799. She married Ephraim Howard , Dr., son of Henry (Sir) Howard and Sarah Dorsey. He was born 3 DEC 1745 in Anne Arundel County, MD, and died ABT 1788 in Anne Arundel County, MD.
      iv. Anne Dorsey was born 11 DEC 1748. She married Philemon Dorsey 16 AUG 1770, son of Philemon Dorsey and Catherine Ridgely. He was born 7 FEB 1743/44, and died BEF 1807.
      v. John Dorsey was born 31 MAR 1751 in Anne Arundel, and died 1796. He married Margaret Ann Boone 19 MAR 1782 in Anne Arundel , Maryland, daughter of Humphrey Boone and Anne Slade. She was born 9 NOV 1758 in Anne Arundel, MD, and died JUL 1834.
      vi. Richard Dorsey was born 6 DEC 1756, and died 11 MAY 1826. He married Margaret 'Peggy' Boone. She was born ABT 1760, and died BEF 1796. He married Anne Wayman 22 FEB 1796 in Montgomery County, MD, daughter of John Wayman and Anne Warfield. She was born ABT 1775 in Anne Arundel County, Maryland.
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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