Edward Dorsey 1 2
Predeceased his father, dying intestate.
Edward Dorsey Jr. predeceased his father. Died intestate without children. An inventory May 14, 1702, taken by Samuel Young and Cornelius Howard, listed books, 2 white servants, 3 Negroes, and 130 gallons of cider. On April 1, 1708, during a session of the court, John Israel, Gent., the d.b.n. administrator of Col. Edw. Dorsey, deceased, who was the administrator of Edward Dorsey Jr., declared "whereas Col. Edward Dorsey in his life time paid large sums of money out of the said Edward Dorsey's estate, nevertheless there appears nothing thereof upon the record of the Court." The court issued citation to the heirs; thereupon,
[After April 1, 1708] John Petticourt appeared at court and acknowledged the receipt of &37/1/10 from his brother Edward Jr's estate.
[After April 1, 1708] Joseph Howard acknowledged receipt of &44/5/- from his brother Edward Jr.'s estate.
[After April 1, 1708] The guardian of John Dorsey (Edward's brother) acknowledged receipt of &37/5/- from his brother Edward Jr.'s estate.
[After April 1, 1708] Samuel Dorsey acknowledged receipt of &88/44/10 from his brother Edward Jr.'s estate.
[After April 1, 1708] Joshua Dorsey acknowledged receipt of &64/13/2 from his brother Edward Jr.'s estate.
[After April 1, 1708] The guardian of Nicholas Dorsey acknowledged receipt of &30/-/- from his brother Edward, Jr.'s estate.
Noted events in his life were:
• Received: part of 4 plantations bordering his father's dwelling-plantation on Elk Ridge from his father, 4 Jan 1701, Baltimore (Anne Arundel then Howard), Maryland, (United States). These 4 plantations were apparently to be held jointly by Major John Hammond, Captain Charles Hammond and Edward Dorsey.