The Johnson-Wallace & Fish-Kirk Families




Vachel Dorsey and Ruth Dorsey




Husband Vachel Dorsey 1 2 3 4 5

           Born: 20 Oct 1726 - Queen Caroline Parish, Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States)
     Christened: 
           Died: 9 Mar 1798 - Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States
         Buried: 


         Father: John Dorsey [of Major Edward] (1688-1764) 6 7 8 9 10
         Mother: Honor Elder (1689-After 1756) 7 10 11


       Marriage: Abt 1746 - Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States)



Wife Ruth Dorsey 1 3 12

           Born: Abt 1730 - Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States)
     Christened: 
           Died: Bef 27 May 1814 - Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States
         Buried: 


         Father: Captain Edward Dorsey (Abt 1701-Bef 1767) 2 13 14 15
         Mother: Sarah Todd (      -After 1767)


Events

• Will: 24 Dec 1813.

• Probate: 27 May 1814, Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States.


Children
1 F Ruth Dorsey 16

           Born: Bef 1774 - Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States)
     Christened: 
           Died: May 1835 - Baltimore, Maryland, United States
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Beall Owings (Bef 1770-1821) 17
           Marr: 18 Feb 1790 - Baltimore, Maryland, United States




Research Notes: Husband - Vachel Dorsey

From Revolutionary Patriots of Anne Arundel, p. 55:

"He married Ruth Dorsey and had 6 children: Johnsa Dorsey, Vachel Dorsey, Edward Dorsey, Ruth Dorsey Owings, Elias Dorsey and Leaven Dorsey. His lands were partly in Anne Arundel County and Baltimore County. He took the Oath of Allegiance before Hon. Edward Cockey on February 28, 1778 in Baltimore County (Ref: R-23)."

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From The Dorsey Family, p. 145 " "...Vachel Dorsey, son of John, d. 1798"
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From Inhabitants of Baltimore County 1763-1774, pp. 7-8:

"DELAWARE HUNDRED, 1763

[Among those listed are:]
Dorsey, Charles
Dorsey, Edward
Dorsey, John, Qtrs.
Dorsey, Lanslot
Dorsey, Vachael
Wells, Valentine

"Note by William N. Wilkins: The last six pages of Delaware Hundred are missing. Last page of this Hundred is marked as #22. The names on these missing pages however, can be deterined from the index; thus, all of the names are shown.

ibid, pp. 16-23:

"INDEX TO AQUILA HALL'S ASSESSMENT LEDGER, 1762-1765

Aquila Hall was High Sheriff of Baltimore County and after Harford County separated from Baltimore County in 1773 he was appointed Colonel of Militia and one of the Lord Justices of the new county of Harford from 1774 to 1779. While serving as Sheriff of Baltimore County he compiled a tax assessment ledger of 145 pages which named 1,380 persons, their land tracts, and their assessments... Its index contains the following names...

"…John Barnes, William Barnes, Joseph Barnes,… Adam Barnes…
"William Cockey,... Joshua Cockey,... Edward Cockey,...
"…John Hammond Dorsey,... John Hammond Dorsey,… Vincent Dorsey heirs,… Charles Dorsey,… Andrew Dorsey,… Joshual Dorsey,… Caleb Dorsey, Bazil Dorsey, Edward Dorsey,... Caleb Dorsey,... Richard Dorsey,... Vachell Dorsey,… John Dorsey,...
"…Samuel Owings,... John Owings, Joshua Owings,... Sarah Owings,... Stephen Owings,... Samuel Owings,... Elijah Owings,... Henry Owings,...
"…Christopher Randell,... John Ridgley,... Charles Ridgley, Jr.,...
"…Capt. John Stinchcombe,... Nathan Stinchcombe,...
"…Edmund Talbott, Thomas Talbott,... William Talbott's heirs, …Philip Thomas,... John Talbott, …Edward Talbott,...
"…Samuel Underwood,...
"…Benjamin Wells,... James Wells,... William Wells, James Wells, Jr.,... Charles Wells,... Elex Wells..."


Ibid., pp. 27-41:

"SIGNERS FOR THE REMOVAL OF THE COUNTY SEAT TO BALTIMORE TOWN (1768)...

"...Thomas Cockey...Joshua Owings...Charles Ridgely... Samuel Owings... John Cockey... Benjamin Wells, Charles Wells... George Wells... Caleb Warfield, Nathaniel Stinchcomb... William Coale...Christopher Randall, Jr.... J. Cockey Owings... William Wells, Jr.... William Wells...Edward Talbott... Edward Cockey... Benjamin Talbott... Charles Ridgely (son William)... Elisha Dorsey... Alexander Wells, Nathaniel Owings...Nathaniel Stinchcomb, Sr....Lott Owings... Anthony Arnold... Richard Owings... William Cockey... John Talbott (son Edward)... Richard Owings... William Slade... Edward Talbot... Vachel Dorsey... Christopher Owings, Richard Owings... Edward Dorsey (son John)... Lancelott Dorsey, Charles Dorsey (son Nathan), Ely Dorsey... Henry Dorsey...Samuel Dorsey, Jr.... Joshua Owings, Jr.... Samuel Owings... John Wells... Thomas Owings... Henry Butler... George Dorsey. 1 2 3 4 5


Death Notes: Wife - Ruth Dorsey

Source: The Dorsey Family by Maxwell J. Dorsey, Jean Muir Dorsey and Nannie Ball Nimmo,2006, p. 145 "d. 1814 (A.A. Co. Wills J.G. No. 1, f. 63)


Benjamin Lawrence and Ruth Dorsey




Husband Benjamin Lawrence 18

           Born: 27 Mar 1704 - Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States)
     Christened: 
           Died: 
         Buried: 
       Marriage: 



Wife Ruth Dorsey 18

           Born: 15 Oct 1710
     Christened: 
           Died: 
         Buried: 


         Father: John Dorsey [of Major Edward] (1688-1764) 6 7 8 9 10
         Mother: Honor Elder (1689-After 1756) 7 10 11




Children


Samuel Dorsey of Belmont and Margaret Sprigg




Husband Samuel Dorsey of Belmont 19 20

            AKA: Samuel Dorsey of Caleb, Samuel Dorsey
           Born: 7 Dec 1741 - <Anne Arundel (Howard)>, Maryland, (United States)
     Christened: 
           Died: 11 Sep 1777
         Buried: 


         Father: Caleb Dorsey Jr. of "Belmont" (1710-1772) 21 22 23
         Mother: Priscilla Hill (1718-1782) 21 22 24


       Marriage: 1772



Wife Margaret Sprigg 19

           Born: 
     Christened: 
           Died: 1783
         Buried: 


         Father: Edward Sprigg (      -      ) 19
         Mother: Elizabeth Pyle (      -      ) 19


Events

• Will: 4 May 1783.

• Probate: of her will, 13 Jun 1783.


Children

Research Notes: Husband - Samuel Dorsey of Belmont

From Revolutionary Patriots of Anne Arundel, pp. 54-55:

"Married Margaret Sprigg in 1772 and they had one son, Edward Hill Dorsey. He served on the Committee of Observation in 1775 and manufactured ordnance for the Army at his Elk Ridge iron works. He also fornished tents and bayonets for the militia. He sometimes signed his name 'Samuel Dorsey, of Caleb' and sometimes 'Samuel Dorsey, of Belmont'."


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From Wikipedia - Elkridge Furnace:

The site of the Elkridge Furnace and forge (located in the US state of Maryland ), known today as Avalon, was a tract of land patented as "Taylor's Forest" purchased in 1761 by Caleb Dorsey, an ironmaster. The land was located on the Patapsco river near Elkridge Landing, today being part of the Patapsco Valley State Park . The site first produced pig iron for export to England and after the addition of a forge produced crowbars, some of the earliest tools produced in America. The manufacture of tools in America had been banned for years by England. In 1771, after the death of Caleb Dorsey, the forge was operated by Caleb's sons, Edward Dorsey "Iron Head Ned" and Samuel Dorsey. In 1775 and during the American Revolution (1775-1783), the forge manufactured cast-iron parts for muskets by William Whetcroft. During the time of Mr. Whetcroft, the height of the dam (Avalon pictured here) , was increased to allow for constructing a millrace to feed a slitting mill on the property. In 1783, operations at the site were closed due to tax problems and the site was auctioned off in 1815. Benjamin and James Ellicott became the owners and incorporated the site as the Avalon Iron Works in 1822 and manufactured nails.[1] "

First Elkridge Furnace
The existence of iron was known from the time John Smith sailed up the Patapsco in 1608 and the settlement of Elkridge Landing is given as 1690, Likely many attempts at iron production took place after 1690.
Caleb Dorsey built his home "Belmont" on a tract of land patented in 1695. The "Save Belmont Coalition" credits Caleb Dorsey and his brother as building several iron forges on the creeks that ran into the nearby Patapsco River. This seems likely, considering the effort that would be required to move the iron ore some distance to one furnace. A Journal in the Maryland Archives by Caleb Dorsey & Co. operator of Elk Ridge Furnace has dates of 1758/10/01-1761/08/31.
The existence of more than one forge was recorded in the following extraction. Extract: Elkridge Landing description by Louis-Alexandre Berthier of the French Army during the March to Yorktown, Va. in 1781 - "The detour that must be taken to cross by the ford is not great and I estimate the difference as about three-fourths of a mile, or a mile. The road leading to the ford is bad and filled with stones and foot-high stumps. As it approaches the ford the road is dangerous along the bank of the river, which is very deep in those places where the waters are dammed up to operate the forges. This ford is very good if you pass between the big stones as marked here; if you stray from this line, you find large rocks and holes." 19 20


Samuel Dorsey [son of "Patuxent" John] and Eleanor Woodward




Husband Samuel Dorsey [son of "Patuxent" John] 25 26

           Born: 
     Christened: 
           Died: 1779
         Buried: 


         Father: Captain John "Patuxent John" Dorsey of Dorsey's Search (Abt 1695-Abt 1761) 6 27 28 29
         Mother: Elizabeth <Brown> (Abt 1703-Between 1775/1777) 26 30 31


       Marriage: 



Wife Eleanor Woodward

           Born: 
     Christened: 
           Died: Bef 1779
         Buried: 


         Father: Henry Woodward (      -      )
         Mother: 




Children
1 F Achsah Dorsey 32

           Born: 
     Christened: 
           Died: Bef 1806
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Thomas Beale Dorsey Jr. (1758-1828) 32 33
           Marr: Jan 1784




Research Notes: Husband - Samuel Dorsey [son of "Patuxent" John]

From The Dorsey Family, p. 142:

"The will of John Dorsey Jr. made May 15, 1761... left: To son Samuel Dorsey, 456 acres Dorsey's Search, 126 acres Sam's Lott, and 25 acres Pleasant Valley...
To Lucy, Samuel and Benjamin Dorsey, as much of my estate as will make their parts equal to the part I have already given my daughters that are married...
Exrs: wife Elizabeth and son Bazil Dorsey...

"[The will of Elizabeth Dorsey] made January 25, 1775 and proved March 23, 1777 left:

To daughter Lucy Dorsey, 2 negroes and personalty
All personal estate to be sold and debts paid and remainder of money divided equally among nine children, Ely, Basil, Benjamin, John, Samuel, Deborah, and Lucy Dorsey, Ruth Talbot, and Rachel Ridgely
Exrs: daughter Lucy Dorsey and nephew John Dorsey
Test: Samuel Brown Jr., Sara Brown, Rachel Todd (Wills 41, f. 421)" 25 26


Research Notes: Wife - Eleanor Woodward

Source: The Dorsey Family by Maxwell J. Dorsey, Jean Muir Dorsey and Nannie Ball Nimmo,2006, p. 142.


Research Notes: Child - Achsah Dorsey

First wife of Thomas Beale Dorsey, Jr. 32


Robert Shipley and Sarah Dorsey [dau. of Capt. Joshua]




Husband Robert Shipley 34 35

           Born: 19 Oct 1713 - Christ Church, Queen Caroline Parish, Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States)
     Christened: 
           Died: After 1792 - <Mecklinburg, North Carolina>
         Buried: 
       Marriage: 



Wife Sarah Dorsey [dau. of Capt. Joshua] 34

           Born: 27 May 1733 - Christ Church, Queen Caroline Parish, Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States)
     Christened: 
           Died: 
         Buried: 


         Father: Captain Joshua Dorsey (1686-1747) 7 36 37 38
         Mother: Ann Ridgely (      -1771) 38




Children


Vachel Warfield and Sarah Dorsey




Husband Vachel Warfield 39

           Born: 1737 - Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States)
     Christened: 
           Died: 17 Oct 1815 - Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States
         Buried: 


         Father: Benjamin Warfield (      -      ) 40
         Mother: Rebecca Ridgely (      -      ) 40


       Marriage: 1772 - Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States)



Wife Sarah Dorsey 39

           Born: 9 Sep 1747 - Christ Church, Queen Caroline Parish, Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States)
     Christened: 
           Died:  - Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States)
         Buried: 


         Father: Captain Philemon Dorsey (1715-1772) 41 42
         Mother: Catherine Ridgely (1723-Bef 1759) 41




Children


Matthew Howard Jr. and Sarah Dorsey




Husband Matthew Howard Jr. 6 43 44 45

           Born: Abt 1641
     Christened: 1643 - Lower Norfolk Co., Virginia, (United States)
           Died: 12 Jan 1692 - Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States)
         Buried: 


         Father: Matthew Howard (1609-1659) 6 46
         Mother: Anne Hall (1610-1659) 6 47


       Marriage: Bef May 1667 - <Maryland, (United States)>

Events

• Patented: land on the North Severn, Abt 1662, Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States).

• Elected: to the Lower House of the Maryland Assembly.




Wife Sarah Dorsey 48

            AKA: Sarah Darcy
           Born: Abt 1650 - Virginia, United States
     Christened: 
           Died: Bef Oct 1691 - Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States)
         Buried: 


         Father: Edward Darcy "the Colonist" (Abt 1615-Bef 1670) 6 37 49 50 51 52 53 54
         Mother: Ann (Abt 1609-1690)




Children
1 F Sarah Howard 55 56

           Born: 
     Christened: 
           Died: 21 Dec 1726 - Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States)
         Buried:  - Westminster Parish, Anne Arundel Co., Maryland, (United States)
         Spouse: Captain John Worthington (1650-1701) 56



2 M John Howard 57

           Born: 
     Christened: 
           Died: 6 Dec 1702 - Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States)
         Buried:  - St. Margaret's, Westminster Parish, Anne Arundel Co., Maryland, (United States)



3 M Samuel Howard 58

           Born: 
     Christened: 
           Died: Between 1687 and 1691 - Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States)
         Buried: 



4 M Matthew Howard 59

           Born: 
     Christened: 
           Died: Abt 1700 - Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States)
         Buried: 




Research Notes: Husband - Matthew Howard Jr.

From Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, p. 29:
"The impetus of immigration, after 1660, was distinctly shown upon the Rent Rolls of the county. Upon Broad Neck Hundred additional surveys reached up to the Magothy. Thomas Homewood, William Hopkins, and Richard Young, were near the Magothy.

"Matthew Howard resurveyed 'Howard's Inheritance,' adjoining William Hopkins. Thomas Underwood located upon Ferry Creek. Thomas Turner settled as a neighbor of Edward Lloyd and Richard Young."

Ibid., p. 30:
"South-side Severn settlements were increased in 1662. Matthew Howard, who had come up from Lower Norfolk, Virginia, in 1650, with his neighbor and relative, Edward Lloyd, had died before 1659, but his five sons now came. They were Captain Cornelius Howard, of 'Howard's Heirship and Chance'; Samuel Howard, of 'Howard's Hope'; John Howard, of 'Howard's Interest'' all adjoining near Round Bay. Philip and Matthew were on North Severn. In 1664, the three sons of Edward Dorsey, the immigrant of 1650--relatives of the Howards--took up and patented their father's survey of 'Hockley-in-the-Hole.' They were Colonel Edward Dorsey, Joshua and Hon. John Dorsey, prominent leaders in political movements and representatives in legislative measures."
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From http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=adgedge&id=I41172:
(1) 1645: Matthew HOWARD was executor of the will of Richard HALL, a merchant of VA, who, in 1610, was one of the "Grocers Court" of England which contributed 100 pounds toward the plantation in VA. Col. Cornelius LLOYD was a witness to the will. The testator's property was left to Ann, Elizabeth, John, Samuel, Matthew and Cornelius HOWARD, children of Matthew and Ann HOWARD.
(1) 1661: Henry CATLIN assigned his estate to Matthew HOWARD Jr., who resurveyed it as "Howard's Inheritance" adjoining William HOPKINS, and added it with "Hopkins Plantation", Anne Arundel Co., MD.
(1) 1662: The five sons of Matthew HOWARD came to the Severn in MD and seated themselves near their father's surveys. Surveyed and bought extensively upon the neck of the Severn and Magothy Rivers and lived on North Severn. John, Samuel, Matthew, Cornelius and Philip HOWARD had 900 acres granted to them as brothers.
(1) 1667, 7 May: Matthew HOWARD demanded land for transporting Sarah DARCY, his wife, John PINE, Thomas GLEVE, Thomas MADLOE, Wm. COOKE, Joseph WINDOES, Sarah DRIVEN, Elizabeth WARRENTON, Samuel DOYLE, Joane GARNISH. Warrant then issued in the same of Matthew HOWARD for 500 acres of land due him.
(1) Was an Associate Justice of Anne Arundel Co.
(1) Served on a committee of the port of entry.
(1) 1683: Henry HOWARD of Anne Arundel Co., MD made his will. Left to John HOWARD his wearing apparel, and to John HOWARD and Matthew HOWARD of Anne Arundel Co. each a silver seal ring. Left to John BENNETT and Sarah his wife a seal ring with the coat of arms and a hooked ring with the initials "F.C." Left to Sarah DASEY, wife of John DASEY, 200 acres of land upon the Gunpowder. His personal estate was granted to Edward SKIDMORE, Elizabeth SKIDMORE, and Michael SKIDMORE. To Theophilus HACKETT, his administrator, he left a pair of silk stockings and 1600 pounds of tobacco. Wits. Richard HOWARD. 6 43 44 45


Research Notes: Wife - Sarah Dorsey

http://www.rootsweb.com/~mdannear/firstfam/dorsey/d4320.htm#P4320:

From Side-Lights on Maryland History with Sketches of Early Maryland Families by Hester Dorsey Richard, Baltimore, Maryland, 1918, vol. 2, p. 91:

"Sarah Dorsey, the only sister of the three brothers of Hockley, married Matthew Howard, one of the original five Howards who came to Maryland in 1650, the same year in which Edward Darcy patented his first land. The sons and daughters of all the early Dorseys married the representatives of Colonial worthies of prominence and influence until it is almost impossible to name an early notable from whom the later generations do not descend, or a persn of eminence in Maryland and many out of the State who do not with pride claim their Dorsey forbears." 48


Research Notes: Child - Sarah Howard

From http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=adgedge&id=I41196:

(1) Inherited a large portion of her father's Severn estate, Anne Arundel Co., MD. By her two marriages to John WORTHINGTON and John BRICE she held all of the estate.
(1) 1703: Samuel HOWARD made his will. Gave to cousin Sarah BRICE 20 pounds.
(1) Nicholas RIDGELY of Cecil Co., MD sold "Wyatt's Ridge" to his brother-in-law John WORTHINGTON Jr. and his wife's inheritance on the Severn to her mother Mrs.Sarah BRICE.
(2) 1725: Mrs. BRICE made her will. Gave to her granddaughter Rebecca RIDGELY "one quart silver tankard, one dozen silver spoons, and L50 in money." Similar legacies were given to her sisters. 55 56


Research Notes: Child - Matthew Howard

From http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=adgedge&id=I41195:

(2a) Joshua DORSEY made bequests to "cousins" (i.e. nephews) John, Samuel and Matthew HOWARD, [children of Matthew HOWARD.]
(1) 1692: By the will of his father, he held "Hopkins Plantation", "Poplar Plains", and "The Adventure" on the Patuxent, MD.
(1) 1728: He sold "Poplar Plains" to Anne PRICE.
(1) Matthew HOWARD of Frederick Co. sold lands to Edward DORSEY, the attorney of Annapolis, MD. There was also a Matthew HOWARD of Kent Co., MD, who left a considerable estate to his heirs and named in his will several tracts in Anne Arundel Co., MD. 59


Thomas Gassaway and Sarah Dorsey [dau. of Capt. Edward]




Husband Thomas Gassaway 1 60

           Born: 30 Nov 1736 - Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States)
     Christened: 
           Died: 2 Jul 1806 - Allegany Co., Maryland, United States
         Buried: 


         Father: Major Nicholas Gassaway (      -      ) 61
         Mother: Katherine Worthington (1720-      ) 61


       Marriage: 



Wife Sarah Dorsey [dau. of Capt. Edward] 1 60

           Born: 
     Christened: 
           Died: 
         Buried: 


         Father: Captain Edward Dorsey (Abt 1701-Bef 1767) 2 13 14 15
         Mother: Sarah Todd (      -After 1767)




Children
1 F Mary Gassaway 62

           Born: Abt 1758 - Anne Arundel, Maryland, (United States)
     Christened: 
           Died: 
         Buried: 
         Spouse: Richard Burgess (1757-1821) 62
           Marr: 25 Feb 1788 - Baltimore, Maryland, United States





John Petticord and Sarah Dorsey




Husband John Petticord

            AKA: John Peddicord, John Petticoat
           Born: 
     Christened: 
           Died: 
         Buried: 
       Marriage: 



Wife Sarah Dorsey 7 54

           Born: 
     Christened: 
           Died: 
         Buried: 


         Father: Major Edward Dorsey [Jr.] of "Dorsey" (Abt 1640-After 1704) 11 37 50 51 54 63 64 65 66
         Mother: Sarah Wyatt (1657-1690) 11 67




Children

Research Notes: Husband - John Petticord

Source: Genealogical and Memorial Encyclopedia of the State of Maryland: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of a Commonwealth and the Founding of a Nation, edited by Richard Henry Spencer, New York, 1919, p. 612.


Research Notes: Wife - Sarah Dorsey

May have had two husbands, both named John:

John Norwood - m. 1695 (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~paxson/southern/dorsey.html)
and/or
John Petticord (Genealogical and Memorial Encyclopedia of the State of Maryland, p. 612) 7 54


Charles Wells [Jr.] and Sarah Dorsey [dau. of Francis]




Husband Charles Wells [Jr.] 2 6 68 69

           Born: 7 Sep 1729 - Baltimore Co., Maryland, (United States)
     Christened: 
           Died: Abt 1786 - Ohio Indian Territory [west of Washington Co.], Pennsylvania, (United States)
         Buried: 


         Father: Charles Wells (Abt 1702-1738) 6 70
         Mother: Sarah Wright (Abt 1686-Abt 1792) 71 72


       Marriage: 



Wife Sarah Dorsey [dau. of Francis] 73 74

           Born: 28 Jan 1731 - St. Paul's Parish, Baltimore Co., Maryland, (United States)
     Christened: 
           Died: 1786 - Ohio Indian Territory [west of Washington Co.], Pennsylvania, (United States)
         Buried: 


         Father: Francis Dorsey (Abt 1696-Bef 1750) 7 9 75 76
         Mother: Elizabeth Baker (Abt 1706-1747) 76




Children

Birth Notes: Husband - Charles Wells [Jr.]

Birthdate may be 7 September 1725


Research Notes: Husband - Charles Wells [Jr.]

This may not be the same Charles Wells:

From Inhabitants of Baltimore County 1763-1774, pp. 62-65:

"LIST OF TAXABLES IN GUNPOWDER UPPER HUNDRED, BALTIMORE COUNTY, TAKEN BY SUTTON GUDGEON, 1773

[Among those listed are:]

Dulany, Walter, at Qtr. and Charles Wells, Overseer; Samuel Chuen; Joseph West; Peter Hickby; Negroes: Simon, Punch, Cesar, Joe, Will, John, Jack, Phil, Dol, Rachel, Bec, Hegar, Sal

Ridgly, Charles (Qt); Robert Shaw; William Taylor; Timothy Wren; George Ogle; William Gilburn; Richard Harvey; Negroes: Ben, London, Cesar, Farar" 2 6 68 69


Sources


1 Dorsey, Maxwell Jay, Jean Muir Dorsey, Nannie Ball Nimmo, The Dorsey family: descendants of Edward Darcy-Dorsey of Virginia and Maryland for five generations, and allied families (Orig. Pub. M. J. Dorsey, 1946; reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., 1997.), p. 145.

2 Peden, Henry C., Jr, Inhabitants of Baltimore County 1763-1774. (Westminster, MD: Family Line Publications, 1989.).

3 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mdannear/firstfam/dorsey/b4672.htm#P4672.

4 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=mrmarsha&id=I43474.

5 Peden, Henry C., Jr, Revolutionary Patriots of Anne Arundel County Maryland (Westminster, MD: Heritage Books, 2006.), p. 55.

6 http://www.familysearch.org.

7 Spencer, Richard Henry ed, Genealogical and Memorial Encyclopedia of the State of Maryland. (New York: American Historical Society, 1919.), p. 612.

8 Ridgely, Helen W, Historic Graves of Maryland and the District of Columbia (New York: The Grafton Press, 1908.), pp. 156-157.

9 Warfield, J. D, The Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Maryland. (Baltimore: Kohn & Pollock, 1905), p. 58.

10 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mdannear/firstfam/dorsey/b4323.htm#P4323.

11 http://www.familysearch.org, Ancestral File.

12 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=mrmarsha&id=I55466.

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14 Warfield, J. D, The Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Maryland. (Baltimore: Kohn & Pollock, 1905), pp. 61-62.

15 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mdannear/firstfam/dorsey/b7812.htm#P7812.

16 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=mrmarsha&id=I55465.

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19 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mdannear/firstfam/dorsey/b54530.htm#P54530.

20 Peden, Henry C., Jr, Revolutionary Patriots of Anne Arundel County Maryland (Westminster, MD: Heritage Books, 2006.), pp. 54-55.

21 Ridgely, Helen W, Historic Graves of Maryland and the District of Columbia (New York: The Grafton Press, 1908.), p. 156.

22 Wikipedia.org, Charles Ridgely II.

23 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mdannear/firstfam/dorsey/b7898.htm#P7898.

24 Thomas, Lawrence Buckley, Pedigrees of Thomas, Chew, and Lawrance, a West River Regester, and Genealogical Notes (New York: Thomas Whittaker, 1883.), p. vii, Register of the West River Meeting.

25 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://www.rootsweb.com/~mdannear/firstfam/dorsey/d17542.htm#P17542.

26 Dorsey, Maxwell Jay, Jean Muir Dorsey, Nannie Ball Nimmo, The Dorsey family: descendants of Edward Darcy-Dorsey of Virginia and Maryland for five generations, and allied families (Orig. Pub. M. J. Dorsey, 1946; reprinted by Genealogical Publishing Co., 1997.), p. 142.

27 Warfield, J. D, The Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Maryland. (Baltimore: Kohn & Pollock, 1905), pp. 61-62, 400.

28 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mdannear/firstfam/dorsey/b4282.htm#P4282.

29 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=mrmarsha&id=I36906.

30 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=marykl&id=I155709.

31 Website:, http://www.srdunn.net/Steve%20Dunn.pdf.

32 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mdannear/firstfam/dorsey/b41949.htm#P41949.

33 Warfield, J. D, The Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Maryland. (Baltimore: Kohn & Pollock, 1905), p. 151.

34 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mdannear/firstfam/dorsey/b7759.htm#P7759.

35 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi.

36 Warfield, J. D, The Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Maryland. (Baltimore: Kohn & Pollock, 1905), pp. 58-69.

37 Web - Message Boards, Discussion Groups, Email, http://genforum.genealogy.com/norwood/messages/1247.html.

38 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mdannear/firstfam/dorsey/b4294.htm#P4294.

39 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mdannear/firstfam/dorsey/b7874.htm#P7874.

40 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mdannear/firstfam/dorsey/b7875.htm#P7875.

41 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mdannear/firstfam/dorsey/b7752.htm#P7752.

42 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=mrmarsha&id=I19988.

43 Spencer, Richard Henry ed, Genealogical and Memorial Encyclopedia of the State of Maryland. (New York: American Historical Society, 1919.), p. 611.

44 Warfield, J. D, The Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Maryland. (Baltimore: Kohn & Pollock, 1905), p. 29.

45 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=adgedge&id=I41172.

46 Website - Genealogy, http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~lzrslong/b2287.htm.

47 Website - Genealogy, http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~lzrslong/b2285.htm.

48 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=adgedge&id=I41173.

49 Warfield, J. D, The Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Maryland. (Baltimore: Kohn & Pollock, 1905), pp. 55-56.

50 Richardson, Hester Dorsey, Side-Lights on Maryland History with Sketches of Early Maryland Families. (Vol. 2. Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins, 1913.), pp. 87-91.

51 Spencer, Richard Henry ed, Genealogical and Memorial Encyclopedia of the State of Maryland. (New York: American Historical Society, 1919.), pp. 610-611.

52 Website - Genealogy, http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~lzrslong/b2285.htm#P181262.

53 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=adgedge&id=I41174.

54 Website - Genealogy, http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~paxson/southern/dorsey.html.

55 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=adgedge&id=I41196.

56 Richardson, Hester Dorsey, Side-Lights on Maryland History with Sketches of Early Maryland Families. (Vol. 2. Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins, 1913.), pp. 255-256.

57 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=adgedge&id=I6989.

58 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=adgedge&id=I41194.

59 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=adgedge&id=I41195.

60 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mdannear/firstfam/dorsey/b25306.htm#P25306.

61 Warfield, J. D, The Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Maryland. (Baltimore: Kohn & Pollock, 1905), p. 153.

62 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mdannear/firstfam/dorsey/b39708.htm#P39708.

63 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://www.rootsweb.com/~mdannear/firstfam/dorsey/d4178.htm#P4178.

64 Warfield, J. D, The Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Maryland. (Baltimore: Kohn & Pollock, 1905), pp. 56-58.

65 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=adgedge&id=I41176.

66 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mdannear/firstfam/dorsey/b4151.htm#P4151.

67 Warfield, J. D, The Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Maryland. (Baltimore: Kohn & Pollock, 1905), pp. 57-58.

68 Website:, http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~digging/index.html
.

69 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=cosby&id=I00435.

70 Web - Message Boards, Discussion Groups, Email, http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/WELLS/1998-11/0910909524.

71 Website - Genealogy, http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/s/t/e/Sharon-J-Stevenson/WEBSITE-0001/UHP-0981.html.

72 Website - Genealogy, http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~digging/index.html.

73 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mdannear/firstfam/dorsey/b27143.htm#P27143.

74 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=spot54&id=I01519.

75 Website:, http://genforum.genealogy.com/norwood/messages/1247.html.

76 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mdannear/firstfam/dorsey/b27139.htm#P27139.


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