"That truth should be silent I had almost forgot"--Enobarbus in ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA, back in Rome after having been too long in Egypt.---------
Melville's PIERRE, Book 4, chapter 5: "Something ever comes of all persistent inquiry; we are not so continually curious for nothing."
Monday, January 26, 2015
F. Scott Fitzgerald--Muriel, here's another Warfield Cousin
F. Scott Fitzgerald, Author (Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald)
Scott Fitzgerald, who graduated from Princeton in 1918, became one of
the most beloved writers of the 20 th Century. Considered the "Great
American Dreamer", he wrote stories with "epic grandeur" and "elegant
style". His books include "This Side of Paradise", "Tender is the
Night", "The Great Gadsby", "The Beautiful and Damned", "Love of the
Last Tycoon" and "Jazz Age Stories". He married Zelda Sayre on April 3,
1920 in St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City.
F. Scott was born on September 24, 1896 in St. Paul,
Minnesota. He died on December 21, 1940 in Hollywood in Los Angeles,
California. Zelda, who was born in 1900 in Montgomery, Alabama, died on
March 11, 1948 in Asheville, North Carolina.
F. Scott, known as "Scottie" to his friends, was a descendant of Richard Warfield through the following lineage:
• Scottie was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, to Edward Fitzgerald (1853-1931) and Mary "Mollie" McQuillan (1859-1936).
• Edward Fitzgerald was the son of Michael Fitzgerald and Cecelia Ashton Scott.
• Cecelia Ashton Scott was the daughter of John Scott, Jr. (1789-1840) and Eliza Magruder Key.
• John Scott, Jr., was the son of John Scott, Sr., and
Elizabeth Goodwin Dorsey (1769-). They were married in Baltimore,
Maryland on May 15, 1788.
• Elizabeth Goodwin Dorsey was daughter to Henry Hill Dorsey (1735/36-1772) and Elizabeth Goodwin.
• Henry Hill Dorsey was the son of Caleb Dorsey, Jr.,
(1710-1772) and Priscilla Hill (1718-1781). They married in Anne Arundel
County on February 10, 1734/35.
• Caleb Dorsey, Jr., was son of Caleb Dorsey, Sr.
(1685-1760), and Elinor Warfield (1683-1752). They married on August 24,
1704 in Anne Arundel County.
• Elinor Warfield was the daughter of Richard
Warfield, Sr. (born 1646/47 in England-died 1703/04 in Anne Arundel
County), and Elinor Browne (born 1649 in Manchester, England-died
1718/19 in Anne Arundel County ).
Richard Warfield was first indentured to a John Sisson,
who paid for his transport from England to "The Colonies". In John
Sisson's will, dated March 16, 1663/64, he "bequesthed his servant boy
Richard Warfield to Cornelius Howard. Warfield completed his service to
Howard in 1669. Richard's occupation was a Planter, Captain of the
Militia (1689) and a member of the first Vestry at St. Anne's in
Annapolis. He owned the "Black Horse Tavern", nine miles west of
Annapolis. He held tracks of land named "Wayfield", "Warfield's Right",
"Hope", "Increase", "Warfield's Plains", "Warfield's Forest", Warfield's
Addition", "Brandy" and "Warfield's Range".
Elinor was the daughter of Captain John Browne. She inherited two adjoining tracts of land, "Hope" and "Increase".