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

Susannah Dorsey

Female 1717 - 1769  (51 years)


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  • Name Susannah Dorsey 
    Born 12 Dec 1717  St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1769  Dorsey's Grove, Anne Arundel, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I034624  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2021 

    Father John Dorsey,   b. 15 Jun 1688, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1764, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Honor Stafford,   b. 14 Jan 1688/89, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1756, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 8 Mar 1707/08  St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F08560  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Levin Lawrence,   b. 6 Apr 1711, West River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1756, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 1733  Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Rachel Lawrence,   b. 3 May 1739, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1808, Woodford County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     2. Benjamin Lawrence,   b. 17 May 1741, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1814, Jefferson County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     3. Ruth Lawrence,   b. 22 Dec 1745, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1827, Baltimore County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     4. Elizabeth Lawrence,   b. Abt 1748, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1785, Baltimore County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years)
     5. Levin Lawrence,   b. 1750, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Margaret Lawrence,   b. Abt 1752, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Richard Lawrence,   b. 1756, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. John Dorsey Lawrence,   b. 26 Oct 1743, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1782, Linganore Hills, Frederick County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F02843  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Children of Susannah Dorsey and Levin Lawrence are:

      i. Rachel Lawrence was born 3 MAY 1739 in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, and died 12 AUG 1808. She married Philemon Dorsey 13 DEC 1759, son of Joshua Dorsey and Anne Ridgely. He was born 20 JAN 1714/15 in Maryland, and died 7 APR 1772 in Will probated Anne Arundel County, Maryland. She married Nathan Harris 19 JAN 1775, son of Thomas Harris and Sarah Offutt. He was born 19 OCT 1747, and died 23 APR 1820.

      ii. Benjamin Lawrence was born 17 MAY 1741 in 'Dorsey's Grove', Anne Arundel County, Maryland, and died 5 MAR 1814 in Jefferson County, Kentucky. He married Urath Randall Owings 28 JAN 1762 in Baltimore Co , MD, daughter of Samuel Owings and Ruth Urath Randall. She was born 26 MAR 1738 in Baltimore Co , MD, and died 1807.

      iii. John Dorsey Lawrence was born 26 OCT 1743 in Anne Arundel , MD, and died 18 DEC 1798 in Anne Arundel , MD. He married Martha West 20 APR 1766, daughter of Stephen West and Martha Hall. She was born ABT 1745.

      iv. Ruth Lawrence was born 22 DEC 1745, and died 27 JUL 1827. She married Thomas Owings 27 NOV 1760 in Baltimore Co, MD, son of Samuel Owings and Ruth Urath Randall. He was born 18 OCT 1740 in Baltimore County, Maryland, and died 23 AUG 1822 in Baltimore County, Maryland.

      v. Elizabeth Lawrence was born ABT 1749 in Anne Arundel, and died 1785. She married Christopher Owings, son of Samuel Owings and Ruth Urath Randall. He was born 16 FEB 1743/44 in Baltimore County, Maryland, and died 12 JAN 1783.

      vi. Levin Lawrence was born 1750 in Anne Arundel, Maryland, and died 31 MAR 1805. He married Sarah Dorsey 29 AUG 1786, daughter of Caleb Dorsey and Rebecca Hammond. She was born 31 OCT 1763 in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, and died MAR 1820.
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      LAWRENCE, LEAVEN, Anne Arundel Co. 27 Feb, 1756; 9 Nov, 1756
      Wife: Susannah.
      Children: Benjamin, John, Leaven, Jr., Rachel, Ruth, Betsy, Peggey, Lawrence, and an unborn child mentioned.
      Tracts: "Poplar Spring Garden,' "Poplar Spring Branch."
      Extx: Susannah Lawrence.
      Wit: Henry Howard, Vachel Dorsey, John Dorsey, son of John. 30. 287

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