When Larkin Lacon Dorsey was born on 13 February 1747, in Baltimore City, Maryland, United States, his father, Francis Hughes Dorsey Sr, was 51 and his mother, Elizabeth Baker, was 41. He married Lucy about 1767, in Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States. He died in 1818, at the age of 71.
English (East Yorkshire): of French origin, a habitational name, with French preposition d(e), from Orsay in Seine-et-Orne, France, or from Orçay in Loire-et-Cher, recorded in the 13th century as Orceiacum, from the Latin personal name Orcius + the locative suffix -acum.
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