Sixth Generation


258. Reuben Merriweather DORSEY was born on 5 November 1796 in Anne Arundel Co, MD.640 He died on 23 November 1880 at the age of 84 in Arcadia, Howard, MD.641 He was buried on 25 November 1880 at Dorsey Graveyard at Arcadia in Ellicott City, Howard, MD.642,643,644 Anne Arundel Gentry, p 141: Reuben Meriweather Dorsey maintained his seat at "Arcadia" which according to the Census of 1850 was appraised at $60,000. He died on November 22, 1880, and is buried beside his two wives at Arcadia. His widow died on October 18, 1895.

Reuben Merriweather DORSEY and Achsah Riggs DORSEY were married on 25 October 1828 in Anne Arundel Co, MD.645,646,647,648 Achsah Riggs DORSEY, daughter of Thomas Beale DORSEY and Achsah BROWN, was born on 26 April 1810 in Anne Arundel Co, MD.649,650 She died on 18 October 1895 at the age of 85 in Howard Co, MD.650 She was buried after 18 October 1895 at Dorsey Graveyard at Arcadia in Ellicott City, Howard, MD.650

Reuben Merriweather DORSEY and Achsah Riggs DORSEY had the following children:

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Maria Louisa DORSEY was born on 24 September 1834 in Howard Co, MD.651,652 She was baptized on 24 October 1837 at St. John's Episcopal Church in Ellicott City, Howard, MD.651 She died on 30 March 1891 at the age of 56 in Howard Co, MD.652 Maria was buried after 30 March 1891 at Dorsey Graveyard at Arcadia in Ellicott City, Howard, MD.652

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Josephine DORSEY was born before 24 October 1837 in Howard Co, MD.651 She was baptized on 24 October 1837 at St. John's Episcopal Church in Ellicott City, Howard, MD.651

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Achsah Reubina DORSEY was born on 21 July 1833 in Howard Co, MD.653 She was baptized on 24 October 1837 at St. John's Episcopal Church in Howard Co, MD.651 She died on 7 November 1847 at the age of 14 in Howard Co, MD.654 Achsah was buried after 7 November 1847 at Dorsey Graveyard at Arcadia, Ellicott City, Howard, MD in Howard Co, MD.654

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Caleb Thomas DORSEY was born on 22 July 1838 in Howard Co, MD.655,656 He was baptized on 3 November 1842 at St. John's Episcopal Church in Ellicott City, Howard, MD.655 He died before 17 September 1879 at the age of 41 in Howard Co, MD.656,657 Caleb was buried on 17 September 1879 at Dorsey Graveyard at Arcadia in Ellicott City, Howard, MD.656,658

Reuben Merriweather DORSEY and Sarah Dorsey MERIWEATHER were married on 18 January 1821 in Anne Arundel Co, MD.659,660,661 Sarah Dorsey MERIWEATHER was born (date unknown).

Reuben Merriweather DORSEY and Sarah Dorsey MERIWEATHER had the following children:

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Sarah Meriweather DORSEY.