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

Sarah Worthington

Female 1716 - 1774  (58 years)


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  • Name Sarah Worthington 
    Birth 2 Feb 1716  Queen Caroline Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Death 9 Mar 1774  Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I29454  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2024 

    Father Thomas Howard Worthington,   b. 8 Jan 1691, St. Margaret's, Westminster Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 3 Apr 1753, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 62 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Ridgely,   b. 1695, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 8 Dec 1734, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 39 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage 23 Jul 1711  St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13163  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Basil Dorsey,   b. 25 Jul 1705, St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 26 Aug 1763, Queen Caroline Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 58 years) 
    Marriage Abt 1731  Queen Caroline Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Worthington Dorsey,   b. Abt 1733, ueen Caroline Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Between Dec 1768 and Dec 1769, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 35 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Thomas Dorsey,   b. 1735, 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 55 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Basil Dorsey,   b. Bef 1739, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 15 May 1762, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - inventory Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 23 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. Ariana Dorsey,   b. 1749, Baltimore County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 22 Mar 1798, Baltimore County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 49 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F13221  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
    • Birth is 2 Feb. 1715/6, See the St. Ann's Parish register:
      http://mdhistory.msa.maryland.gov/msa_sc2915/msa_sc2915_scm143/html/msa_sc2915_scm143-0101.html
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      DORSEY, SARAH, Anne Arundel Co., widow. 12 March 1769; 9 March 1774
      To son Thomas Dorsey, £20.
      To son Denis Dorsey, Negroes Jack and George; £30.
      To granddau. Achsah Burgess, Negro girl Cate and £50. To granddau. Sarah Burgess, £50.
      To grandson Basil Burgess, £50.
      To grandson John Burgess, £50.
      To grandson Thomas Sollers, Negro boy, Tobey.
      To niece Elizabeth Watkins dau. of my late sister Ariania,
      £20.
      To Mary Nichols who now lives with me, £10.
      1/5 of the remainder of my estate to my four grandchildren: Achsah Burgess, Sarah Burgess, Basil Burgess and John Burgess, children of my late dau. Sarah Burgess.
      4/5 of the remainder of my estate to my children: Ariana Sollera, Elinor Sheridine, Elizabeth Howard and Dennis Dorsey.
      Son Thomas Dorsey and son in law John Burgess, exs. Wit: Brice T. B. Worthington, Henry Dorsey. 39. 843
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      Children of Sarah Worthington and Basil Dorsey are:

      i. Dennis Dorsey died 1778.
      ii. Thomas Dorsey was born ABT 1730 in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, and died 1790 in Elk Ridge - Anne Arundel County, Maryland. He married Elizabeth Ridgely 21 JUN 1761, daughter of Henry III Ridgely and Elizabeth Warfield. She was born 11 OCT 1737, and died 1763. He married Elizabeth Ridgely 21 JUN 1761, daughter of Nicholas (Judge) Ridgely and Mary Middleton. She was born 15 DEC 1745 in Dover, Del, and died 1815 in Baltimore County, Maryland.
      iii. Elizabeth Dorsey was born ABT 1733. She married Ephraim Howard II, son of Ephraim (Judge) Howard and Martha Sellman. He was born ABT 1739, and died ABT 1810.
      iv. Ariana Dorsey was born ABT 1735, and died 22 MAR 1798 in Patapsco Neck, MD. She married Thomas Sollers 29 MAY 1766 in Baltimore , MD, son of Sabritt Sollers and Mary Heighe. He was born 1730 in Baltimore County, Maryland, and died 3 JAN 1783 in Patapsco Neck, MD.
      v. Sarah Worthington Dorsey was born ABT 1736 in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, and died BEF 1769 in Elkridge, Anne Arundel County, Maryland. She married John Burgess ABT 1755, son of John Burgess and Jane McElfresh. He was born 8 JUN 1725, and died AFT 1793.
      vi. Basil Dorsey , Jr. was born 1738, and died 17 FEB 1761 in 'Troy', Elk Ridge, Anne Arundel, Maryland.

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