Edward Darcy "the Colonist"
(Abt 1615-Bef 1670)
(Abt 1609-1690)
Nicholas Wyatt
(Abt 1620-1673)
Damaris Stockett
(-After 1673)
Major Edward Dorsey [Jr.] of "Dorsey"
(Abt 1640-After 1704)
Sarah Wyatt
John Dorsey [of Major Edward]


Family Links

1. Honor Elder

John Dorsey [of Major Edward] 1 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 15 Jun 1688, Annapolis, Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States)
  • Marriage (1): Honor Elder on 8 Apr 1708 in St. Anne's Episcopal Church, (Annapolis), Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States)
  • Died: 13 Nov 1764, Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States) at age 76
  • Buried: 1764, "First Discovery", Anne Arundel (Howard), Maryland, (United States)

  Research Notes:

From Historic Graves of Maryland, pp. 156-157:

"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..."

  Noted events in his life were:

Inherited: part of "Long Reach" from his father, Abt 1705, Maryland, (United States).

John married Honor Elder, daughter of John Elder and Unknown, on 8 Apr 1708 in St. Anne's Episcopal Church, (Annapolis), Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States). (Honor Elder was born on 12 Oct 1689 in Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States) and died after 1756 in Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States).)


1 http://www.familysearch.org.

2 Spencer, Richard Henry ed, Genealogical and Memorial Encyclopedia of the State of Maryland. (New York: American Historical Society, 1919.), p. 612.

3 Ridgely, Helen W, Historic Graves of Maryland and the District of Columbia (New York: The Grafton Press, 1908.), pp. 156-157.

4 Warfield, J. D, The Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Maryland. (Baltimore: Kohn & Pollock, 1905), p. 58.

5 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mdannear/firstfam/dorsey/b4323.htm#P4323.

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