Caleb Dorsey of Hockley in the Hole [son of Capt. John]
(1685-1742)
Elinor Warfield
(1683-1752)
John Worthington II
Helen Hammond
Thomas Beale Dorsey
(1727-1771)
Anne Worthington
Captain John Worthington Dorsey of Elk Ridge
(1751-1823)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Comfort Worthington

Captain John Worthington Dorsey of Elk Ridge 1 2 3

  • Born: 8 Oct 1751, Elk Ridge, Anne Arundel (Howard), Maryland, (United States)
  • Marriage (1): Comfort Worthington on 30 May 1778 in <Baltimore>, Maryland, (United States)
  • Died: 13 May 1823, Elk Ridge, Anne Arundel (Howard), Maryland, United States at age 71
  • Buried: St. John's Cemetery, Howard, Maryland, United States

  Research Notes:

From Revolutionary Patriots of Anne Arundel, p. 51:

"Married Comfort Worthington in 1778 and they had 7 children: Thomas Beale Dorsey, Samuel Worthington Dorsey, John Tolley Worthington Dorsey, Caleb Dorsey, Mary Tolley Dorsey, Edward worthington Dorsey, and Charles Samuel Worthington Dorsey. John became a 2nd Lieutenant on June 6, 1776 in the 3rd Maryland Line and participated in the battles of Long Island and White Plains. In 1778 he became a Captain in the Elk Ridge Battalion under Col. Thomas Dorsey."

  Noted events in his life were:

Census, 1820, Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States. as the head of household.

Will, 16 Jan 1823.

Probate, 31 May 1823, Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States.


John married Comfort Worthington on 30 May 1778 in <Baltimore>, Maryland, (United States). (Comfort Worthington was born on 6 Jun 1764, died on 23 Jul 1837 and was buried in St. John's Cemetery, Howard, Maryland, United States 4.)


Sources


1 Warfield, J. D, The Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Maryland. (Baltimore: Kohn & Pollock, 1905), p. 151.

2 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mdannear/firstfam/dorsey/b54176.htm#P54176.

3 Peden, Henry C., Jr, Revolutionary Patriots of Anne Arundel County Maryland (Westminster, MD: Heritage Books, 2006.), p. 51.

4 Website:, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=pv&GRid=28446116&PIpi=11863772.


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