Fourth Generation


47. Captain Philemon DORSEY was born on 20 January 1714/5 in Anne Arundel Co, MD.173,174,175,176 About 1750 he was a District Surveyor in Anne Arundel Co, MD.177 After 1750 he was a Captain of the Hundred in Anne Arundel Co, MD.178 Philemon died in 1771 at the age of 56 in Anne Arundel Co, MD.173 He signed a will on 1 December 1771 in Anne Arundel Co, MD.179 He had his estate probated in 1772 in Anne Arundel Co, MD.179

Captain Philemon DORSEY and Rachel LAWRENCE lived Brother's Partnership in Anne Arundel Co, MD after 1747.180 They180 were married on 13 December 1759 in Anne Arundel Co, MD.176,181,182,183 Rachel LAWRENCE, daughter of Levin LAWRENCE and Susannah DORSEY, was born on 3 May 1739 in Anne Arundel Co, MD.183,184

Captain Philemon DORSEY and Rachel LAWRENCE had the following children:

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Henrietta DORSEY.

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ii.

Ariana DORSEY.

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iii.

Joshua DORSEY.

Captain Philemon DORSEY and Katherine RIDGELY were married on 19 February 1738 in Queen Caroline Parish, Anne Arundel, MD.176,181,185,186 Katherine RIDGELY was born (date unknown).

Captain Philemon DORSEY and Katherine RIDGELY had the following children:

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i.

Anne DORSEY.

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ii.

Elizabeth DORSEY.

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iii.

Philemon DORSEY Jr.

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iv.

Catherine DORSEY.

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v.

Sarah DORSEY was born on 9 September 1747 in Anne Arundel Co, MD.

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vi.

Amelia DORSEY.