Fifth Generation


115. Caleb DORSEY was born on 13 March 1749 in Anne Arundel Co, MD.157,339,340 He Oath of Allegiance on 12 March 1778 in Anne Arundel Co, MD.341 He runaway slave on 12 January 1779 in Annapolis, Anne Arundel, MD.342 On 3 October 1834 in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD Caleb sued George Fox et al.343 He died on 14 April 1837 at the age of 88 in Anne Arundel Co, MD.339,340,344,345 He was buried on 16 April 1837 at Dorsey Graveyard at Arcadia in Ellicott City, Howard, MD.340,346 Caleb has reference number 836. According to the Dorsey genealogy, Caleb Dorsey gave the land for St. John's Protestant Episcopal Church near Ellicott City, Howard County in 1850. (Diary of Reuben Dorsey by Robert C. Smith, M. His. Mag. XL, f. 60)

Caleb DORSEY and Elizabeth WORTHINGTON were married on 25 February 1772.337,347 Elizabeth WORTHINGTON, daughter of John WORTHINGTON and Susannah HOOD, was born on 22 April 1758 in Maryland.337,348,349,350 She died on 9 May 1840 at the age of 82 in Maryland.350,351,352 She was buried on 11 May 1840 at Dorsey Graveyard at Arcadia in Ellicott City, Howard, MD.350,353 Elizabeth has reference number 1809.

Caleb DORSEY and Elizabeth WORTHINGTON had the following children:

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Susannah DORSEY.

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Anne Worthington DORSEY was born on 28 March 1773 in Anne Arundel Co, MD.354,355 She died on 6 November 1836 at the age of 63 in Howard Co, MD.356 She was buried after 6 November 1836 at Dorsey Graveyard at Arcadia in Ellicott City, Howard, MD.356

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Thomas Beale DORSEY.

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Sarah DORSEY was born on 4 March 1779 in Anne Arundel Co, MD.357

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Caleb DORSEY.

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John Worthington DORSEY was born on 3 April 1783 in Anne Arundel Co, MD.358 He died before January 1791 at the age of 7 in Anne Arundel Co, MD.358

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Elizabeth Worthington DORSEY.

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Charles Worthington DORSEY.

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Comfort Worthington DORSEY was born on 2 October 1789 in Anne Arundel Co, MD.359,360 She died on 7 January 1872 at the age of 82 in Howard Co, MD.360 She was buried after 7 January 1872 at Dorsey Graveyard at Arcadia in Ellicott City, Howard, MD.361

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John Worthington DORSEY.

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Sarah M DORSEY.

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Reuben Merriweather DORSEY.

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Nicholas Worthington DORSEY was born on 10 April 1800 in Anne Arundel Co, MD.362