Captain John "Patuxent John" Dorsey of Dorsey's Search
(Abt 1695-Abt 1761)
Elizabeth <Brown>
(Abt 1703-Between 1775/1777)
Caleb Dorsey of Hockley in the Hole [son of Capt. John]
(1685-1742)
Elinor Warfield
(1683-1752)
Ely Dorsey [son of Patuxent John]
(Abt 1720-Bef 1794)
Deborah Dorsey
(1722-Bef 1807)
Caleb Dorsey [son of Ely]
(Abt 1753-Abt 1812)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. Dianah Warfield

Caleb Dorsey [son of Ely] 1 2

  • Born: Abt 1753, Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States)
  • Marriage (1): Dianah Warfield in 1770 in Anne Arundel (Howard), Maryland, (United States)
  • Died: Abt 1812, Anne Arundel (Howard), Maryland, United States about age 59

  Research Notes:

From Revolutionary Patriots of Anne Arundel, p. 48:

"DORSEY, CALEB. Son of Ely Dorsey and Deborah Dorsey. Married Dinah Warfield and they had one son, Caleb Dorsey. Commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Elk Ridge Battalion of militia on February 28, 1776 (Ref: R-141, N-191)."

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It is possible that the following "Caly Dorsey" is this same individual:

From Inhabitants of Baltimore County 1763-1774, pp. 57-60:

"LIST OF TAXABLES IN DELAWARE HUNDRED, BALTIMORE COUNTY, 1773

[Among those listed are:]

Dorsey, Edward; Edward Dorsey; John Goodlan; Wm. Shavens; William Price; Joseph Holdin; Comfort

Dorsey, Basel (Qtr.); Thomas Gilbert; Henry Gilbert

Dorsey, Caly

Dorsey, Nicholas; Abrim, Soloman

Dorsey, Charles (of Nich.); Joseph Chapman; John Carter; John Langley; George Miller; Absilam Frisel

Dorsey, Nicholas Jr.; William Aston; John Martin; Thomas Miller

Dorsey, John (Qtr.); Ka(?)es Conener; Edward Gattle; Thomas Giffiry; John Poe; John Mikes; John Cocks; Richard Williams; Harry Cater Cub

Dorsey, Ely (Qtr.); John Randle; Will; Joe

Dorsey, Ely

Owings, Richard (son of Samuel); James Riley;l John Highnmarsh; Timothy Philips

Wilmoth, John (Qtr); Jiry; Bess; Dinis Downey

"On Reverse side: Delaware Hundred Taxes 462 examined by JSH. The Hole Amount of Taxes is 501: Richard Owings, son of Sam."
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Caleb married Dianah Warfield, daughter of Dr. Joshua Warfield and Rachel Howard, in 1770 in Anne Arundel (Howard), Maryland, (United States). (Dianah Warfield was born on 3 Apr 1754 and died before 7 Jun 1842 in Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States.)


Sources


1 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mdannear/firstfam/dorsey/b17290.htm#P17290.

2 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=mrmarsha&id=I38802.

3 Peden, Henry C., Jr, Revolutionary Patriots of Anne Arundel County Maryland (Westminster, MD: Heritage Books, 2006.), p. 48.


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