Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Greenbury Dorsey

Male 1711 - 1782  (71 years)


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  • Name Greenbury Dorsey 
    Born 1711  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 Apr 1782  Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I025068  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2021 

    Father John Dorsey,   b. Abt 1682, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1735, Baltimore County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years) 
    Mother Comfort Stimson,   b. 7 Oct 1684, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1746/47, Baltimore County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 22 Aug 1702  All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • John Dorcey and Comfort Simson m. 22 Aug 1702 both of Middle Neck.
    Family ID F15404  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Belt,   b. Abt 1710, All Hallows Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1750, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years) 
    Married 18 Jun 1726  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Greenbury Dorsey,   b. 10 Mar 1728/29, St. George's Parish, Baltimore County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1798, Baltimore County, Maryland - Will date Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F15401  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah Bond,   d. Abt 1760, Md or Va Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1750  Md Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F15402  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Catherine MNU Grymes,   b. Abt 1714,   d. Aft 1765, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Married 1760  Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F15403  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Fairfax Co. Va Wills Liber C-D; pp 22-23
      1765. DR. CATHARINE, WILLIAM & JOHN GRIMES, orphans of WILLIAM GRIMES, decd. Goods bot of FLEMING PATTERSON; bot of HENRY RIDDLE ..no board allowed this year; omitted to charge in my last acct the schooling of (orphans).
      At a court held .. 25th March 1768 .. GREENBERRY DORSEY who intermarried with CATHARINE GRIMES, administratrix of WILLIAM GRIMES, decd, exhibited this account .. same ordered to be recorded.
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      Mrs. Alice Lester 77.229 BA 365.10.3 Feb 2 1762 May 18 1762
      Appraisers: Greenberry Dorsey, James Garratson.
      Creditors: Guy Little William Ozborn.
      Next of kin: William Horn, Sharlet Lester.
      Administrator: Richard Magay.
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      Alice Lester 5.73 D BA 104.3.10 Feb 8 1768
      Sureties: Richard Garretson, Edward Garretson.
      Distribution to: Representatives unknown to this Office.
      Administrator: Robert McGay.
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      Micajah Greenfield 119.192 BA 31.12.9 Jul 18 1774
      (also Harford County)
      Appraisers: Greenberry Dorsey, John Wood.
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      Fairfax Co Va Deeds Liber G pp 212-214
      Know all men .. We GREENBERRY DORSEY of County of Loudoun ROBERT BOGGESS SENR. & GERRARD BOWLING of County of Fairfax are held and firmly bound unto JOHN WEST JUNR. & WILLIAM LOCK WEEMS & ELIZABETH HUNTER Executors of the last will & Testament of JOHN HUNTER deceased & unto PHILLIP GRYMES & NICHOLAS GRYMES Executors of the last will & Testament of NICHOLAS GRYMES deced in the full and just sum of three hundred pounds current money of Virginia .. this 21st day May 1767. The Condition of the above obligation is such that whereas a certain CATHERINE GRYMES formerly the wife of WILLIAM GRYMES deceased hath taken out Letters of Administration in the County Court of Fairfax for all the goods & chattels of her deceased Husband William Grymes & gave her security John Hunter & Nicholas Grymes since dead & whereas the said Greenberry Dorsey hath since the said securityships being enter'd into by the said John Hunter & Nicholas Grymes for the due administration of the said Estate intermarried with Catherine Grymes the widow of William Grymes deceased now if Greenberry Dorsey, Robert Boggess Senr. and Gerrard Bowling shall indemnify & save harmless the said John West, William Lock Weems & Elizabeth Hunter Executors of John Hunter & Phillip & Nicholas Grymes Executors of the said Nicholas Grymes from all damages that may accrue from the said securityship entered into by their respective Testators that then the above obligation to be void ..
      Presence Richard Lake, G. Dorsey
      William Barker R.d Boggess
      Ga. Bolling
      At Court continued & held 21st May 1767 This Bond was proved .. ordered to be recorded.

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