Charles Ridgely "the Planter"
- Born: Abt 1670, St. Inigoes, St. Mary's Co., Maryland, (United States)
- Marriage (1): Deborah Dorsey
- Died: 1705, Prince George's Co., Maryland, (United States) about age 35
Another name for Charles was Charles "the Planter" Ridgely I.
http://www.rootsweb.com/~mdannear/firstfam/dorsey/d8018.htm#P8018 has b. abt 1678.
From Side-Lights on Maryland History with Sketches of Early Maryland Families by Hester Dorsey Richard, Baltimore, Maryland, 1918, vol. 2, pp. 212-213:
"To his second son, Charles, [Robert Ridgely] left the Gentleman's Gift and Timberly, at the head of the Patuxent River, in Calvert County. This land after the erection of Prince George's County was on that side of the division. He lived in Baltimore County at the time of his death, in 1705.
"This Charles Ridgely married Deborah Dorsey, the daughter of Honorable John Dorsey and Pleasance Ely. Of this lady the family records say between her name and her disposition there was no similarity."
Familysearch.org AFN: G8X9-K3 - Gives parents as either Robert Ridgely and Mrs. Martha Ridgely or Henry Ridgely and Katherine Greenberry. What was Henry's relationship?
From Wikipedia - Charles Ridgely II :
"Charles II, was the son of Charles Ridgely I , "Charles The Planter" (ca. 1670-1705) and Deborah Dorsey (ca. 1685-1752)."
Charles married Deborah Dorsey, daughter of Honorable Capt. John Dorsey of "Hockley-in-the-Hole" and Pleasance Ely. (Deborah Dorsey was born about 1685 and died before 1752.)