Sixth Generation

244. Milcah GOODWIN 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.

Milcah GOODWIN and Thomas Beale DORSEY were married on 28 January 1808.562 They562 appeared in the census in 1850 in Howard District, Anne Arundel, MD.563,564 Thomas Beale DORSEY, son of John Worthington DORSEY and Comfort WORTHINGTON, 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
Thomas Beale Dorsey (1780-1855)
Born in Anne Arundel County, October 17, 1780. Son of John Worthington Dorsey and Comfort Worthington Dorsey. Attended St. John's College, Annapolis, graduated 1799; Studied law; admitted to the Maryland Bar, 1803. Married Milcah Goodwin; ten children (four sons and six daughters), born between 1809 and 1827. Probably Episcopalian. Resided near Ellicott City. Died December 26, 1855. Buried in St. John's Churchyard, Ellicott City, Howard County.

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.

Milcah GOODWIN and Thomas Beale DORSEY had the following children:



Rebecca Comfort DORSEY.



Samuel Worthington DORSEY.



Priscilla Milcah DORSEY was born in 1813.579 She died in 1892 at the age of 79.580 She was buried in St John's Cemetery, , Howard, MD.581



Mary Ann Tolley Worthington DORSEY.



William Henry Goodwin DORSEY.



John Thomas Beale DORSEY.



Elizabeth R DORSEY was born in 1823. She died in 1845 at the age of 22. She has reference number 843.



Sarah Ann DORSEY was born in 1824. She has reference number 844.



Charles Caleb DORSEY was born in 1827. He died in 1831 at the age of 4. He has reference number 845.