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Col Henry Dorsey, Sr
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Birth: Nov. 8, 1712
Anne Arundel County
Maryland, USA
Death: Feb. 14, 1770
Anne Arundel County
Maryland, USA

The first of ten children born to Captain Joshua and Ann (Ridgley) Dorsey of Elk Ridge, Anne Arundel Co MD, Henry married Elizabeth Worthington on 31 Jul 1735, daughter of Thomas & Elizabeth (Ridgely) Worthington. They married in Christ Church, Queen Carolne Parish, Anne Arundel Co MD. This church is now called Christ Episcopal and this part of Anne Arundel Co is now located in Howard Co.

Maryland Marriage Records 1634-1777
"Dorsey, Henry 31 Jul 1735; Elizabeth Worthington, 6 AA-199"

Children with Elizabeth:
1) Joshua Dorsey (1736-1799), m: Elizabeth Hall.
2) Thomas Dorsey (b. 1738), m: Mary Ridgely Warfield.
3) Henry Dorsey (1740-1761), never married.
4) Anne Nancy Dorsey (1742-1808), m: Lt Davidge Warfield.
5) Elizabeth Dorsey (1744-1776), m: Elisha Warfield.
6) Sarah Dorsey (b. 1746), m: Benjamin Dorsey.
7) Nicholas Dorsey (1750-1788), m: Lucy Belt Sprigg.
8) Charles Dorsey (1752-1776), never married.
9) Ariana Dorsey (1755-1827), m: Benjamin Warfield.
10) Vachel Dorsey (1758-1805), m: Elizabeth Battee.

Warfields of Maryland, by Joshua Dorsey Warfield, Pg 91
Rev Mr Macgill's records of 1736:
"Sat in Pew 2 Queen Caroline's Parish Church in Anne Arundel Co MD."

Rootsweb, Will excerpts:
"Title: Will of Henry Dorsey, 1770-
Source text: Dorsey, Henry, Anne Arundel Co MD, 12 Feb 1770; proved 14 Jun 1770.
To children: Joshua, Thomas, Nicholas, Charles, Vachel, Henry, Ann Warfield,
Elizabeth, Sarah, Arranah (Ariana).
Tracts: Plantation where my mother now lives and "Dorsey's Addition."
Wit: Henry Griffith, Nicholas Dorsey and Caleb Dorsey Jr.
38.4"

PA-Roots.org:
"Henry Dorsey, born 1712, married Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas Worthington and Elizabeth Ridgely, who inherited 389 acres of *Worthington Range. Their heirs were Joshua, Thomas, Elizabeth, Sarah, Nicholas, Ariana, Ann, Vachel, Henry and Charles Dorsey."

Thank you very much to P Fazzini.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Joshua Dorsey (1686 - 1747)
  Ann Ridgely Dorsey (1692 - 1771)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Worthington Dorsey (1717 - 1776)*
 
 Children:
  Ann Dorsey Warfield (1742 - 1808)*
  Ariana Dorsey Warfield (1755 - 1827)*
 
 Sibling:
  Henry Dorsey (1712 - 1770)
  Ann Dorsey Ridgely (1730 - 1767)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Christ Episcopal Church Cemetery
Columbia
Howard County
Maryland, USA
 
Maintained by: Bonnie's Daughter
Originally Created by: P Fazzini
Record added: Nov 11, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61431164
 


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- Bonnie's Daughter
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