260. Thomas Beale DORSEY was born on 17 October 1780 in , Anne Arundel, MD.562 He graduated in 1799 at St John's College in Annapolis, MD.565 He was appointed United State Attorney in 1811 in Annapolis, Anne Arundel, MD Thomas was appointed member of the State Constitutional Convention in 1815 in Annapolis, Anne Arundel, MD566 He was appointed Attorney General of Maryland in 1822–1824 in Annapolis, Anne Arundel, MD566,567,568 He was appointed trustee of the University of Maryland in 1826 in Annapolis, Anne Arundel, MD569 On 18 March 1834 Thomas was a Bank trustee in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD.570,571 He woods are burned on 27 April 1847 in Ellicott Mills, Anne Arundel, MD. He was appointed Chief Justice of the Court of Appeals in 1848–1851 in Annapolis, Anne Arundel, MD566,572 Thomas was appointed Chief Justice, Court of Appeal for Maryland in 1848 in Annapolis, Anne Arundel, MD573,574,575 He was buried in 1855 in St. John's Churchyard, Ellicott City, Howard, MD.559,576,577 He died on 26 December 1855 at the age of 75 in , Anne Arundel, MD.559,562 Thomas has reference number 747.565,578 Archives of Maryland, Biographical Series
Lawyer. Planter. Member, House of Delegates, Baltimore City, 1807. Member, Committee of Grievances & Courts of Justice; Committee on Laws to Expire; Committee to Examine Laws of Maryland Regulating the Election of Members of Congress. U S District Attorney for Maryland, 1811-12. Attorney General of Maryland, 1822-24. Chief Judge, First Judicial District, 1824-1831. Associate Judge, Maryland Court of Appeals, 1824-; Chief Judge, 1848-1851.
Thomas Beale DORSEY and Milcah GOODWIN were married on 28 January 1808.562 They562 appeared in the census in 1850 in Howard District, Anne Arundel, MD.563,564 Milcah GOODWIN, daughter of William GOODWIN and Milcah DORSEY, was born about 1782.320 She was buried in 1850 in St John's Cemetery, , Howard, MD.559,560 She died on 25 September 1850 at the age of 68 in Mt. Hilson, Elkridge, MD.559,561 Milcah has reference number 837.
Thomas Beale DORSEY and Milcah GOODWIN had the following children: