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)
Amos Dorsey
(Abt 1757-1793)


Family Links

1. Mary Dorsey [dau. of Nicholas]

Amos Dorsey 1 2

  • Born: Abt 1757, <Anne Arundel>, Maryland, (United States)
  • Marriage (1): Mary Dorsey [dau. of Nicholas] on 8 May 1784 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States
  • Died: 11 Jun 1793, Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States about age 36

  Research Notes:

From Revolutionary Patriots of Anne Arundel, p. 47:

"DORSEY, AMOS (died in June, 1793). Son of Ely Dorsey and Deborah Dorsey. Married Mary Dorsey in 1784 and had 4 children: Deborah Dorsey Ridgely, Elizabeth Dorsey Ridgely, Mary Ann Dorsey Worthington, and Amos Dorsey. Amos took the Oath of Allegiance before Hon. Reuben Meriweather on March 2, 1778 (Ref: B-24, R-145)." 3

  Noted events in his life were:

Inventory: of his estate, 19 Jun 1793.

Amos married Mary Dorsey [dau. of Nicholas], daughter of Nicholas Dorsey [of Capt. Joshua] and Elizabeth Worthington, on 8 May 1784 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. (Mary Dorsey [dau. of Nicholas] was born about 1766 and died before 24 Feb 1831 in Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States.)




3 Peden, Henry C., Jr, Revolutionary Patriots of Anne Arundel County Maryland (Westminster, MD: Heritage Books, 2006.), p. 47.

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