Captain Joshua Dorsey
(1686-1747)
Ann Ridgely
(-1771)
Thomas Worthington
Elizabeth Ridgely
Colonel Henry Dorsey
(1712-1770)
Elizabeth Worthington
(1717-1776)
Lt. Joshua Dorsey Sr.
(1736-1799)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. Elizabeth Hall

Lt. Joshua Dorsey Sr. 1 2

  • Born: 8 Jul 1736, Christ Church, Queen Caroline Parish, Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States)
  • Marriage (1): Elizabeth Hall on 6 Feb 1759
  • Died: 1799 at age 63

  Research Notes:

From Revolutionary Patriots of Anne Arundel, pp. 51-52:

"Married Elizabeth Hall in 1759 and they had 11 children: Henry Hall Dorsey, William Henry Dorsey, Isaac Dorsey, Elizabeth Dorsey Dorsey, Allen Dorsey, Thomas Hall Dorsey, Margaret Dorsey, John Hall Dorsey, Joshua Dorsey, Mary Dorsey Goldwait, and William Dorsey. He was a Lieutenant under Capt. Thomas Philips in May 13, 1776 (Ref: R-64, N-422). He took the Oath of Allegiance before Hon. John Dorsey on March 12, 1778 (Ref: B-26)."


Joshua married Elizabeth Hall, daughter of Major Henry Hall and Elizabeth Lansdale, on 6 Feb 1759. (Elizabeth Hall was born about 1739 and died on 27 Oct 1794.)


Sources


1 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mdannear/firstfam/dorsey/b4799.htm#P4799.

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


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