Captain Joshua Dorsey
(1686-1747)
Ann Ridgely
(-1771)
Thomas Worthington
Elizabeth Ridgely
Colonel Henry Dorsey
(1712-1770)
Elizabeth Worthington
(1717-1776)
Nicholas Dorsey [of Henry]
(1750-1788)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. Lucy Sprigg

Nicholas Dorsey [of Henry] 1 2

  • Born: 8 Jan 1750, Queen Caroline Parish, Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States)
  • Marriage (1): Lucy Sprigg about 1773
  • Died: 7 Oct 1788, Poplar Spring District, Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States at age 38

  Research Notes:

From Revolutionary Patriots of Anne Arundel, p. 53:

"Married Lucy Sprigg and had 5 children: Fredrick Dorsey, Samuel Dorsey, Dennis Dorsey, Roderick Dorsey, Mary Dorsey and, possibly, John Dorsey (Ref: R-66). Nicholas was one of the petitioners to the Convention of Maryland to form an independent rifle company in July, 1776 (Ref: B-3). Took the Oath of Allegiance before Hon. Reuben Meriweather on March 2, 1778 (Ref: B-24)."


Nicholas married Lucy Sprigg, daughter of Edward Sprigg and Mary Belt, about 1773. (Lucy Sprigg was born in 1752 in Prince George's Co., Maryland, (United States) and died on 1 Dec 1823 in Hagerstown, Washington Co., Maryland, United States.)


Sources


1 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mdannear/firstfam/dorsey/b7913.htm#P7913.

2 Peden, Henry C., Jr, Revolutionary Patriots of Anne Arundel County Maryland (Westminster, MD: Heritage Books, 2006.), p. 53.


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