Edward Talbott
Elizabeth Thomas
(Bef 1651-1726)
Edward Talbott [Jr.]
Elizabeth < >
(Abt 1681-1721)
Richard Talbott of Talbott's Vineyard
(Between 1708/1712-After 1782)


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Ruth Dorsey

Richard Talbott of Talbott's Vineyard 1

  • Born: Between 1708 and 1712, Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States)
  • Marriage: Ruth Dorsey before 1750 in Maryland, United States
  • Died: After 1782, Elk Ridge, Anne Arundel (Howard), Maryland, United States
  • Buried: St. John's Cemetery, Anne Arundel (Howard), Maryland, United States

   Another name for Richard was Richard Talbot.

  Research Notes:

http://www.srdunn.net/Steve%20Dunn.pdf has b. abt 1712 in Anne Arundel MD, d. aft 1782 in Elkridge, Anne Arundel MD.

FamilySearch.org Compact Disc #88 Pin #5348
(Rod Blackman) - no dates
AFN: 99JT-5V has b. 1708


From The Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Maryland, p. 530:

"John Talbott, above, surveyed in 1732 'Talbott's Last Shift.' This is on the Patapsco, adjoining 'Moores Morning Choice,' 'Chews Vineyard' and Edward Dorsey's estate, near Columbia. It contained 1,120 acres. He sold it to Edward Talbott, Richard Talbott, Richard Galloway and George Ellicott.

"The Ellicott part was bought by Benjamin Dorsey, in 1741. Edward Talbot resurveyed his as 'Talbotts Vineyard' and increased it to 1,031 acres..."

"... Richard Talbott married Ruth, daughter of Patuxent John Dorsey. (Mrs. Elizabeth Dorsey named in her will of 1777 her daughter, Ruth Talbott.) They resided near Jonestown. The old graveyard was removed to St. John's Church. Their son, John Lawrence Talbott (1784--first, Henrietta Phillips; second, Mary Porter (1799). Issue, Richard, John Providence, Jefferson of Laurel, Madison, George Washington, Charles, Allen and Mary."

  Noted events in his life were:

Inherited: One-third of "The Vineyard," jointly with his brother Edward, from his father, 3 Jul 1718, Baltimore Co., Maryland, (United States). "The Vineyard" comprised 1000 acres in Baltimore County. One-third went to his mother, Elizabeth, during her lifetime; the other third went to his brother John.

Inherited: half of his mother's one-third of "The Vineyard," willed to her for her lifetime, 1721, Baltimore Co., Maryland, (United States).

Residence: near Jonestown.

Purchased: part of "Talbott's Last Shift" on the Patapsco from John Talbott, After 1732, <Anne Arundel>, Maryland, (United States). "Talbott's Last Shift," containing 1120 acres, adjoined "Moores Morning Choice," "Chew's Vineyard" and Edward Dorsey's estate, near Columbia..

Richard married Ruth Dorsey, daughter of Captain John "Patuxent John" Dorsey of Dorsey's Search and Elizabeth <Brown>, before 1750 in Maryland, United States. (Ruth Dorsey was born about 1731 in Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States) and died after 1777 in Ellicott City, Anne Arundel (Howard), Maryland, United States.)

  Marriage Notes:

From The Dorsey Family, p. 142 - "bef. 1750 Richard Talbot (Accts. 28, f. 237)"



1 Warfield, J. D, The Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Maryland. (Baltimore: Kohn & Pollock, 1905), p. 530.

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. 142.

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