Samuel Dorsey [of Caleb] 1 2 3
- Born: Mar 1712, St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States)
- Died: 1739 at age 27
Another name for Samuel was Samuel Dorsey Jr. [son of Caleb].
From The Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Maryland by J. D. Warfield (Baltimore, 1905), pp. 61-62:
[The will of Hon. John Dorsey reads in part:]
'I give to my two grandsons, Samuel and Richard, of Caleb, my son, my plantation on South River, called "South River Quarter," it being the remainder of a tract given to my son, Caleb. In case of no issue, the same to go to granddaughters, Achsah and Sophia of Caleb.
'To grandson, Basil, of Caleb, my plantation on Elk Ridge, called "Troy." If no issue, to my grandsons, John and Caleb, of Caleb. My son, Caleb, to be my administrator.--JOHN DORSEY. (Seal).'
Noted events in his life were:
• Inherited: "South River Quarter," jointly with his brother Richard, from his grandfather Hon. John Dorsey, 1715. This was a plantation on the South River, a remainder of a tract given to their father Caleb Dorsey.