Caleb Dorsey of Hockley in the Hole [son of Capt. John]
(1685-1742)
Elinor Warfield
(1683-1752)
Captain Joshua Dorsey
(1686-1747)
Ann Ridgely
(-1771)
John Dorsey (son of Caleb) of "New Year's Gift"
(1708-1765)
Elizabeth Dorsey
(1720-1803)
Elizabeth Dorsey
(1753-1824)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. Samuel Boggess

Elizabeth Dorsey 1 2

  • Born: 17 Sep 1753, Queen Caroline Parish, Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States)
  • Marriage (1): Samuel Boggess in 1772 in Frederick, Maryland, (United States)
  • Died: 26 Mar 1824, Harrison, (West) Virginia, United States at age 70

  Research Notes:

From The Dorsey Family, p. 158:

"The will of John Dorsey made April 8, 1765 and proved in 1765 left:
To sons John Dorsey, Richard Dorsey and their heirs to be equally divided, the tracts Dorsey's Range, the Addition to Dorsey's Range, Duvall's Range, the Defendant, Mineral Hill, and part of a tract What's Left, and also a parcel of land that Philemon Dorsey is to convey to me, and if either die without heirs, the whole to go to survivor and if both should die without heirs to be divided among other children
To son Caleb Dorsey, 3 negroes
To daughters Elinor Stringer, Achsah Dorsey, Ann Dorsey, Elizabeth Dorsey, and sons John Dorsey and Richard Dorsey, 150 pounds Sterling and 1 negro each
To granddaughters Elizabeth Dorsey and Mary Stringer, 1 negro each
To wife Elizabeth, 200 pounds Sterling, 8 negroes, one-third of estate
Exrs: wife Elizabeth and son Caleb Dorsey, empowered to sell house and lot in Frederick Town (Wiulls 35, f 258)

...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)"

  Birth Notes:

Birthdate may have been 27 September 1753.


Elizabeth married Samuel Boggess in 1772 in Frederick, Maryland, (United States). (Samuel Boggess was born on 20 Sep 1742 in Fairfax Co., Virginia, (United States) and died on 30 Dec 1825 in Lumberport, Harrison, (West) Virginia, United States.)


Sources


1 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. 158-159.

2 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mdannear/firstfam/dorsey/b15235.htm#P15235.


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