Third Generation


13. Joshua DORSEY Captain was born in 1686 in , Anne Arundel, MD.57,58 About 1704 he was an Apprenticed as a mariner in At Sea.59,60 He died on 28 November 1747 at the age of 61 in Anne Arundel Co, MD.61,62 The Settlers of the Beekman Patent, by Frank J Doherty
Pleasant Valley, NY, 1990
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Captain Norwood of the 4th Maryland Regiment was court martialed at Pawling 29 Sept 1778 for conduct unbecoming an officer and other charges. He was convicted and discharged from the service. Washington Paper 12:524
[I don't know which Norwood this was, but I'm assuming that the odds are very good that it was one of these sons.]

Joshua DORSEY Captain and Ann RIDGELY were married on 16 May 1711 in MD.57,63,64 Ann RIDGELY, daughter of Henry RIDGELY and Katherine GREENBURY, died on 11 December 1771.57

Joshua DORSEY Captain and Ann RIDGELY had the following children:

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Henry DORSEY.

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Captain Philemon DORSEY.

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Rachel DORSEY.

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Elizabeth DORSEY.

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Joshua DORSEY was born on 6 March 1722/3 in , Anne Arundel, MD.65 He died in 1790 at the age of 67 in Anne Arundel Co, MD.65

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Nicholas DORSEY.

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Catherine DORSEY was born on 21 December 1725 in , Anne Arundel, MD.66 She died on 20 April 1746 at the age of 20 in , Anne Arundel, MD.66

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Anne DORSEY.

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Sarah DORSEY was born on 27 May 1733 in , Anne Arundel, MD.67 She died after 1771 at the age of 38.

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Charles DORSEY was born on 11 November 1736 in , Anne Arundel, MD.68,69 He died before 1770 at the age of 34.68