Caleb Dorsey, Sr.

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Caleb Dorsey, Sr.

Birthdate: (56)
Birthplace: Anne Arundel, Maryland
Death: October 1742 (56)
Hockley in the Hole, Anne Arundel, Maryland
Immediate Family:

Son of Captain John Dorsey and Pleasance Dorsey
Husband of Elinor (Warfield) Dorsey
Father of Achsah Woodward; Basil Dorsey, Sr.; Sophia Gough; John Dorsey, Sr.; Caleb Dorsey, Jr. and 8 others
Brother of Edward Dorsey; Deborah Dorsey and Anne Boring

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About Caleb Dorsey, Sr.


Among other generous bequests to his children (most of the land he had already put in trust for them), is Item - To daughter Elinor Lynch, who for her disobedience, I exclude from any part of my estate, five shilling Sterling.

The inventory of his estate included 21 Russia leather chairs, 21 napkins, 2 cases knives and forks and 34 slaves.

He was deeded Hockley in the Hole by his father. He owned thousands of acres in Anne Arundel Co. and lots in Annapolis, Maryland, as well.

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Caleb Dorsey, Sr.'s Timeline

November 11, 1685
Anne Arundel, Maryland
July 25, 1705
Age 19
Hockley, Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States
July 25, 1705
Age 19
Anne Arundel, MD, United States
March 20, 1707
Age 21
Anne Arundel, MD, United States
October 7, 1708
Age 22
Anne Arundel County, Province of Maryland
July 18, 1710
Age 24
St Annes Parish, Anne Arundel, Maryland
March 1712
Age 26
Anne Arundel, MD, United States
June 10, 1714
Age 28
Anne Arundel, MD, United States
January 4, 1716
Age 30
Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States