In the Company No. 8, commanded by Captain Greenberry Dorsey, enrolled 31 Oct 1775, are found the names of Joseph, John & Benjamin Everist. Attention to Joseph, who is found in the lineage of J. Swann Everist. This particular man might be either the father or grandfather of the above named J. Swann, both of whom are named Joseph. This ia a partial listing of Maryland's patriots. Research.