Major Edward Dorsey [Jr.] of "Dorsey"
(Abt 1640-After 1704)
Sarah Wyatt
(1657-1690)
Captain Henry Ridgely III
(1669-1700)
Catherine Greenberry
Captain Joshua Dorsey
(1686-1747)
Ann Ridgely
(-1771)
Elizabeth Dorsey
(1720-1803)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. John Dorsey (son of Caleb) of "New Year's Gift"

Elizabeth Dorsey

  • Born: 6 Mar 1720, Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States)
  • Christened: Christ Church, Queen Caroline Parish, Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States)
  • Marriage (1): John Dorsey (son of Caleb) of "New Year's Gift"
  • Died: Dec 1803, Montgomery Co, Maryland, United States at age 83
  • Buried: 8 Dec 1803, Montgomery Co, Maryland, United States

  Research Notes:

Source: The Dorsey Family by Maxwell J. Dorsey, Jean Muir Dorsey and Nannie Ball Nimmo,2006, p. 158.

Also http://www.rootsweb.com/~mdannear/firstfam/dorsey/d8035.htm#P8035

From the book The Dorsey Family by Maxwell J. Dorsey, Jean Muir Dorsey and Nannie Ball Nimmo,2006, p. 158:

"The will of John Dorsey made April 8, 1765 and proved in 1765 left:
To... wife Elizabeth, 200 pounds Sterling, 8 negroes, one-third of estate
Exrs: wife Eliazabeth and son Caleb Dorsey, empowered to sell house and lot in Frederick Town (Wiulls 35, f 258)

Elizabeth Dorsey... inherited 20 pounds Sterlind from her father in 1747,... and a portion of her mother's estate, 1771....
The will of Elizabeth Dorsey made May 3, 1802 and proved December 10, 1803 left:
To son Richard Dorsey, one-half of a tract of land in Anne Arundel County
To orphan children of son John, remainder of tract of land
To son Richard Dorsey in trust, all lands in Montgomery County, which I derive from my brother Joshua Dorsey, to be held by said Richard for the use and benefit of daughter Elizabeth Boggess during her natural life and after her death to granddaughter Elizabeth Dorsey Boggess
To grandchildren Mortimer and Eliza Anne, children of son Richard, Caleb and Peggy Dorsey, children of son John, and Ellen stringer, daughter of daughter Eleanor, personalty
To son Richard Dorsey, all other property
Exr: son Richard Dorsey (A.A. Co. Wills J.C. No. 2, f. 259)"


Elizabeth married John Dorsey (son of Caleb) of "New Year's Gift", son of Caleb Dorsey of Hockley in the Hole [son of Capt. John] and Elinor Warfield. (John Dorsey (son of Caleb) of "New Year's Gift" was born on 7 Oct 1708 in St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States), died on 22 Jul 1765 in "New Year's Gift", Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States) and was buried in Christ Church, Queen Caroline Parish, Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States).)




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