Edward Darcy "the Colonist"
(Abt 1615-Bef 1670)
(Abt 1609-1690)
Edward Ely
(Abt 1630-)
Honorable Capt. John Dorsey of "Hockley-in-the-Hole"
(Abt 1645-1715)
Pleasance Ely
(Abt 1660-Bef 1734)
Edward Dorsey
(Abt 1678-1701)


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1. Ruth Hill

Edward Dorsey 1 2

  • Born: Abt 1678, Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States)
  • Marriage (1): Ruth Hill in 1698 in Maryland, United States
  • Died: 1701, South Patapsco Hundred, Baltimore (Anne Arundel), Maryland, (United States) about age 23

  Research Notes:

Predeceased his father.

From The Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Maryland, p. 400:

"Patuxent John Dorsey's father was Edward Dorsey, oldest son of Hon. John and Pleasance Ely. In 1694 he [Edward] was a mariner upon board of 'The Good Hope,' under the command of Captain Richard Hill. His wife Ruth was unknown, but she may have been the traditional 'Lady Hill'--daughter of Captain Richard. Edward and Ruth had only two sons."

  Noted events in his life were:

Mariner: upon 'The Good Hope' under Capt. Richard Hill, 1694.

Edward married Ruth Hill, daughter of Captain Richard Hill and Unknown, in 1698 in Maryland, United States. (Ruth Hill was born about 1681 in Maryland, (United States) and died in 1747 in Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States).)


1 Warfield, J. D, The Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Maryland. (Baltimore: Kohn & Pollock, 1905), p. 400.

2 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://www.rootsweb.com/~mdannear/firstfam/dorsey/d4313.htm#P4313.

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