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Benjamin Dorsey

Male Abt 1713 - Bef 1749  (~ 36 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Dorsey 
    Born Abt 1713  All Hallow's Par, Baltimore County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 17 Sep 1717 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 27 Jul 1749  Anne Arundel County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1611  Carl
    Last Modified 20 May 2012 

    Father Nicholas Dorsey,   b. 1690, Middle Neck Hund, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1717, Major's Choice, Baltimore County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years) 
    Mother Frances Hughes,   b. 18 May 1692, St. James Parish, Herring Creek, MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 20 Dec 1709  St. Anne's Paris, MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F577  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sophia Howard,   b. 1726, Anne Arundel County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1788, Baltimore County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Children 
     1. Cassandra Dorsey
     2. Benjamin Dorsey,   d. 1775
     3. Elisha Dorsey,   b. Abt 1743, Anne Arundel County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1802, Dorsey's Plains, Baltimore County, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 
    Family ID F575  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "ANNE ARUNDEL GENTRY--DORSEY FAMILY" by Harry Wright Newman
      "Benjamin Dorsey, son of Nicholas and Frances (Hughes) Dorsey, was
      born in All Hallow's Parish, and baptised at the parish church on Sep.
      17, 1717. On Feb. 3, 1741/2, Benjamin Dorsey, then of Anne Arundel
      County, sold 100 acre portion of 'Major's Choice' on Elk Ridge, which had
      been granted to Edward Dorsey. On Aug. 24, 1741, he purchased for L
      223, a portion of 'Talbot's Last Shift' on the main falls of the
      Patapsco in Anne Arundel" Benjamin Dorsey died intestate. Letters
      of adm. were granted to his widow, Sophia Dorsey, on Jul. 27,
      1749....the appraisement of the personal estate was made on Sep. 15,
      1749...value of L 248.17.6 (Inventories, Liber42, folio 34)
      Death date taken from Ancestral file