Michael Dorsey Jr. 1 2
- Born: 29 Oct 1745
- Marriage (1): Honor Elder
- Died: 28 Feb 1812, Elk Ridge, Baltimore (Howard) Co., Maryland, United States at age 66
- Buried: Dorsey Family Cemetery, Clarksville, Howard, Maryland, United States
From Revolutionary Patriots of Anne Arundel, p. 52:
"Married Honor Elder and had 8 children: Owen Dorsey, Elizabeth Dorsey Ball, Honor Dorsey, Cecil Dorsey, Michael Dorsey, Jemina Dorsey Warfield, Lloyd Dorsey, and John Dorsey (R-30). Michael was one of the petitioners to the Convention of Maryland to form an independent rifle company in July, 1776 (Ref: B-3). Note: Source R-30 states he took the Oath of Allegiance before Hon. Reuben Meriweather in 1778, but Source B-24 does not include him on the list."
Noted events in his life were:
• Probate: of his estate, 13 Apr 1812, Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States.
Michael married Honor Elder, daughter of John Elder Jr. and Jemima Elder Dorsey. (Honor Elder died before 6 Jul 1818 in <Anne Arundel>, Maryland, United States and was buried in Dorsey Family Cemetery, Clarksville, Howard, Maryland, United States.)