John Dorsey (son of Caleb) of "New Year's Gift"
Elizabeth Dorsey
Humphrey Boone
Ann Slade
Captain John Dorsey
Margaret Ann Boone
Caleb Dorsey [son of Col. John]
(Abt 1790-1820)


Family Links

1. Ruth Hammond Griffith

Caleb Dorsey [son of Col. John] 1 2 3

  • Born: Abt 1790, <Anne Arundel>, Maryland, (United States)
  • Marriage (1): Ruth Hammond Griffith on 7 Sep 1812 in Frederick Co., Maryland, United States
  • Died: 1820, Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States about age 30

  Research Notes:

First husband of Ruth Hammond Griffith.

From The Dorsey Family, p. 158:

"The will of Elizabeth Dorsey made May 3, 1802 and proved December 10, 1803 left:
To son Richard Dorsey, one-half of a tract of land in Anne Arundel County
To orphan children of son John, remainder of tract of land
To son Richard Dorsey in trust, all lands in Montgomery County, which I derive from my brother Joshua Dorsey, to be held by said Richard for the use and benefit of daughter Elizabeth Boggess during her natural life and after her death to granddaughter Elizabeth Dorsey Boggess
To grandchildren Mortimer and Eliza Anne, children of son Richard, Caleb and Peggy Dorsey, children of son John, and Ellen Stringer, daughter of daughter Eleanor, personalty
To son Richard Dorsey, all other property
Exr: son Richard Dorsey (A.A. Co. Wills J.C. No. 2, f. 259)"

Caleb married Ruth Hammond Griffith on 7 Sep 1812 in Frederick Co., Maryland, United States. (Ruth Hammond Griffith was born on 27 Feb 1794 in Frederick, Maryland, (United States) and died before 19 Sep 1854.)



2 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. 158.


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