|Samuel Dorsey [Major Edward]
Samuel Dorsey [Major Edward] 1 2 3
- Born: Abt 1682
- Marriage (1): Jane <Dorsey>
- Died: 14 Feb 1725 about age 43
From Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, p. 59:
"Samuel exchanged with his brother, Joshua, his interest in 'Major's Choice' [after 1705], and held the lands of his mother, upon 'Wyatt's Hill,' on the Severn. His wife was Jane Dorsey. Their daughter, Patience--Samuel Howard, of Philip, in 1740.
"After the death of Colonel [Edward] Dorsey, Samuel contested the sale of Bloomsbury Square [in 1705], on the ground that it was entailed property, and though he was of age at the time of sale, he was not consulted by his father. The title remained in the purchaser."
Noted events in his life were:
• Inherited: "Major's Choice" from his father, Abt 1705.
Samuel married Jane <Dorsey>.
Warfield, J. D, The Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Maryland. (Baltimore: Kohn & Pollock, 1905), pp. 58-59.
Spencer, Richard Henry ed, Genealogical and Memorial Encyclopedia of the State of Maryland. (New York: American Historical Society, 1919.), p. 612.