Henry Ridgely III
Elizabeth Warfield
Major Henry Ridgely
(1728-1791)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. Anne Dorsey
2. Rachel Dorsey

Major Henry Ridgely 1 2 3

  • Born: 17 May 1728, Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States)
  • Marriage (1): Anne Dorsey on 11 Nov 1750 in Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States)
  • Marriage (2): Rachel Dorsey in 1773 in Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States)
  • Died: 28 Jun 1791, Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States at age 63

  Research Notes:

From The Dorsey Family, p. 142:

"On September 27, 1727, the freeholders of Queen Caroline parish, then a part of Anne Arundel county, met at the parish church and 'made choice' of Henry Ridgely and John Howard as churchwardens; Thomas Wainright, John Dorsey son of Edward, John Hammond son of Charles, Orland Griffith, Richard Davis and Robert Shipley as vestrymen. ...[M]ost of these worthies were landowners in this section..."
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From http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=mrmarsha&id=I45447:

JOHNSON, BARBARY, Anne Arundel County, planter. 30 April 1776
14 May 1776
To bro. Robert Johnson, Ex., all my personal estate including
11 negroes and household furniture.
Wit: Lewis Duvall; Henry Ridgley; Priscilla Pinkeye 40. 651


Henry married Anne Dorsey, daughter of Captain Joshua Dorsey and Ann Ridgely, on 11 Nov 1750 in Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States). (Anne Dorsey was born on 15 Oct 1730 in Christ Church, Queen Caroline Parish, Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States) and died on 15 Sep 1767 in Queen Caroline Parish, Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States).)


Henry next married Rachel Dorsey, daughter of Captain John "Patuxent John" Dorsey of Dorsey's Search and Elizabeth <Brown>, in 1773 in Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States). (Rachel Dorsey was born about 1746 in Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States) and died before 17 Aug 1792 in Anne Arundel, Maryland, 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.), p. 142.

2 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=mrmarsha&id=I45447.

3 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mdannear/firstfam/dorsey/b7758.htm#P7758.


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