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

Henry Dorsey

Male 1712 - 1770  (57 years)


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  • Name Henry Dorsey 
    Birth 8 Nov 1712  Queen Caroline Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 14 Jun 1770  Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I19996  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father Joshua Dorsey,   b. 1686, Middle Neck, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 28 Nov 1747, Elk Ridge, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 61 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Anne Ridgely,   b. 1691, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 12 Nov 1771, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage 16 May 1711  Queen Caroline Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13165  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Worthington,   b. 6 Oct 1717, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1776, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 58 years) 
    Marriage 31 Jul 1735  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Joshua Dorsey,   b. 8 Jul 1736, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1799, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 62 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Thomas Dorsey,   b. 15 Mar 1738, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1790, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 51 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Anne Dorsey,   b. 7 Feb 1742, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1808, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 65 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. Caleb Dorsey,   b. Bef 1743, St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 29 Sep 1763, St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 20 years)  [Father: natural]
     5. Elizabeth Dorsey,   b. 15 Feb 1744, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1776, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 31 years)  [Father: natural]
     6. Sarah Dorsey,   b. 22 Apr 1746, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     7. Henry Worthington Dorsey,   b. Bef 1747, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     8. Nicholas Dorsey,   b. 8 Jan 1751, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 7 Oct 1788, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 37 years)  [Father: natural]
     9. Ariana Dorsey,   b. 24 Feb 1755, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 28 Mar 1827, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 72 years)  [Father: natural]
     10. Vachel Dorsey,   b. 15 Mar 1758, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1805, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 46 years)  [Father: natural]
     11. Charles Dorsey,   b. 20 Oct 1762, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F13185  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      DORSEY, Henry, Anne Arundel Co. 12 Feb, 1770; 14 Jun, 1770
      To children: Joshua, Thomas, Nicholas, Charles, vachel, Henry, Ann Warfield, Elizabeth, Sarah, Arranah {Arians). Brother, Charles Dorsey.
      Tracts: Plantation where my mother now lives and Dorsey's Addition.
      Wit: Henry Griffith, Nicholas Dorsey and Caleb Dorsey, Jr. 38. 4
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      Henry Dorsey 107.202 AA £1456.1.0 Dec 3 1770 Oct 30 1771
      Appraisers: H. Griffith, John Dorsey.
      Creditors: John Dorsey, John Clapham.
      Next of kin: Joshua Dorsey, Nicholas Dorsey (son of Henry Dorsey).
      Executrix: Elisabeth Dorsey.
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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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