Edward Dorsey
(Abt 1678-1701)
Ruth Hill
(Abt 1681-1747)
Captain John "Patuxent John" Dorsey of Dorsey's Search
(Abt 1695-Abt 1761)
Elizabeth <Brown>
(Abt 1703-Between 1775/1777)
Sophia Dorsey
(-1762)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Caleb Dorsey [son of John of Anne Arundel]

Sophia Dorsey 2 3

  • Marriage (1): Caleb Dorsey [son of John of Anne Arundel] on 1 Nov 1759 in Christ Church, Queen Caroline Parish, Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States 1
  • Died: 25 May 1762

   Another name for Sophia was Sophie Dorsey.

  Research Notes:

First wife of Caleb Dorsey.

From The Dorsey Family, p. 142:
"Sophia Dorsey, d. bef. 1760, m. Caleb Dorsey, son of John... Their daughter Elizabeth was left personalty in the will of her aunt Rachel Ridgely, 1792, and a plantation in the will of her aunt Lucy, 1808."

  Death Notes:

The Dorsey Family by Maxwell J. Dorsey, Jean Muir Dorsey and Nannie Ball Nimmo,2006, p. 158 says d. bef. 1760. However, (http://www.biblerecords.com/dorsey.html)

"From an Old Dorsey Bible" by Ida M. Shirk, originally published in Genealogy, Volume 3, Number 10, October 1913, p. 98 has May 25, 1762.


Sophia married Caleb Dorsey [son of John of Anne Arundel], son of John Dorsey (son of Caleb) of "New Year's Gift" and Elizabeth Dorsey, on 1 Nov 1759 in Christ Church, Queen Caroline Parish, Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States.1 (Caleb Dorsey [son of John of Anne Arundel] was born on 8 Jul 1740 in Queen Caroline Parish, Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States) and died on 10 Jul 1795 in Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States.)


Sources


1 Website:, http://www.biblerecords.com/dorsey.html. "From an Old Dorsey Bible" by Ida M. Shirk, originally published in Genealogy, Volume 3, Number 10, October 1913, p. 98.

2 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mdannear/firstfam/dorsey/b17278.htm#P17278.

3 Dorsey, Maxwell Jay, Jean Muir Dorsey, Nannie Ball Nimmo, The Dorsey family: descendants of Edward Darcy-Dorsey of Virginia and Maryland for five generations, and allied families (Orig. Pub. M. J. Dorsey, 1946; reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., 1997.), pp. 142, 158.


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