Larkin Lacon Dorsey

13 February 1747–1818 (Age 70)
Baltimore, Maryland, United States

The Life of Larkin Lacon

When Larkin Lacon Dorsey was born on 13 February 1747, in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, his father, Francis 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.

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Larkin Lacon Dorsey
Marriage: about 1767

Spouse and Children

about 1767
Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Priscilla Dorsey




    Elizabeth Dorsey



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World Events (6)


Age 29

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 29

Maryland is the 7th state.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 39

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name, with the preposition d(e), from Orsay in Seine-et-Orne, France, recorded in the 13th century as Orceiacum, from the Latin personal name Orcius + the locative suffix -acum.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Lakin Dorsey, "Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995"
  • Lakin Dorsey, "Maryland, Church Records, 1668-1995"
  • Anne Arundel Gentry: A Genealogical History of Some Early Families of Anne Arundel County, Maryland, Vol. 2

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