Henry Hill Dorsey

3 March 1735–1772 (Age 36)
Howard, Anne Arundel, Maryland, British Colonial America

The Life of Henry Hill

When Henry Hill Dorsey was born on 3 March 1735, in Howard, Anne Arundel, Maryland, British Colonial America, his father, Caleb Dorsey, was 24 and his mother, Priscilla Hill, was 16. He married Elizabeth Goodwin on 14 April 1763, in Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died in 1772, in Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Henry Hill Dorsey
1735–1772
Elizabeth Goodwin
1743–1796
Marriage: 14 April 1763
Hon. John Scott IV
1768–1813
Elizabeth Doresy
1769–1853
Elizabeth Goodwin Dorsey
1769–1853

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 April 1763
Maryland, United States
children

(3)

    Hon. John Scott IV

    Male1768–1813Male

    Elizabeth Doresy

    Female1769–1853Female

    Elizabeth Goodwin Dorsey

    Female1769–1853Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

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 (2)

  • Henry Hill Dorsey, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Henry Hill's Will, Anne Arundel, Maryland, February 10, 1738/39; Maryland State Archives (PDF Image)

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.