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.

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Henry Hill Dorsey
Elizabeth Goodwin
Marriage: 14 April 1763
Hon. John Scott IV
Elizabeth Doresy
Elizabeth Goodwin Dorsey

Spouse and Children

14 April 1763
Maryland, United States


    Hon. John Scott IV


    Elizabeth Doresy


    Elizabeth Goodwin Dorsey


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+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)

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