Dashiell, George a Protestant Episcopal minister, was born at Stepney, Somerset County, Maryland, was admitted to orders, and preached in Delaware, in South Sassafras Parish, Kent County, Maryland, in Chester, and in St. Peter's, Baltimore. In 1816 he set up an independent church, claiming and exercising the authority to ordain others. He died in New York city in April 1852. He was distinguished for his eloquence. See Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, 5:313.