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]
Elinor Warfield
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

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)."

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

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


[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."

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.)




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

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