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)
Colonel Henry Dorsey
(1712-1770)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. Elizabeth Worthington

Colonel Henry Dorsey 1 2 3

  • Born: 8 Nov 1712, Christ Church, Queen Caroline Parish, Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States)
  • Marriage (1): Elizabeth Worthington on 31 Jul 1735 in Christ Church, Queen Caroline Parish, Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States)
  • Died: 14 Feb 1770, Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States) at age 57

  Research Notes:

The following may not be this Henry Dorsey:
From Inhabitants of Baltimore County 1763-1774, pp. 27-41:

"SIGNERS FOR THE REMOVAL OF THE COUNTY SEAT TO BALTIMORE TOWN (1768)...

"...Thomas Cockey...Joshua Owings...Charles Ridgely... Samuel Owings... John Cockey... Benjamin Wells, Charles Wells... George Wells... Caleb Warfield, Nathaniel Stinchcomb... William Coale...Christopher Randall, Jr.... J. Cockey Owings... William Wells, Jr.... William Wells...Edward Talbott... Edward Cockey... Benjamin Talbott... Charles Ridgely (son William)... Elisha Dorsey... Alexander Wells, Nathaniel Owings...Nathaniel Stinchcomb, Sr....Lott Owings... Anthony Arnold... Richard Owings... William Cockey... John Talbott (son Edward)... Richard Owings... William Slade... Edward Talbot... Vachel Dorsey... Christopher Owings, Richard Owings... Edward Dorsey (son John)... Lancelott Dorsey, Charles Dorsey (son Nathan), Ely Dorsey... Henry Dorsey...Samuel Dorsey, Jr.... Joshua Owings, Jr.... Samuel Owings... John Wells... Thomas Owings... Henry Butler... George Dorsey.

  Noted events in his life were:

Will, 12 Feb 1770, Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States).

Probate: of his estate, 14 Jun 1770, Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States).


Henry married Elizabeth Worthington, daughter of Thomas Worthington and Elizabeth Ridgely, on 31 Jul 1735 in Christ Church, Queen Caroline Parish, Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States). (Elizabeth Worthington was born on 6 Oct 1717 in Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States) and died in Jan 1776.)


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.), p. 142.

2 Peden, Henry C., Jr, Inhabitants of Baltimore County 1763-1774. (Westminster, MD: Family Line Publications, 1989.).

3 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mdannear/firstfam/dorsey/b4284.htm#P4284.


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