Wednesday, August 13, 2008

1655 :: Those who Governed Maryland

The Sampson Waring mentioned below as one "who governed Maryland" is a 6th great-grandpa of Berta Mary Henry nee Sharp (1873-1955) . . . who is a maternal great-grandma of the Keeper of this family history blog . . .

The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography
Historical Society of Pennsylvania

"A List of those who governed Maryland before it was made Royal Province Penna Mag Vol XXII p 98 My attention been called to the fact that in my List of those who governed before it was made a Royal Province I had overlooked the that the Commissioners appointed by the Parliamentary Commissioners on July 22 1654 claimed the right to add to their numbers after their appointment they added Captain Robert Slye to the on June 26 1655 they increased it by the names of Thomas Meeres Thomas Marsh on August 13 1655 they further added Michael Robert Pott Sampson Waring and Woodman Stockley before 12 1656 7 they had added William Parker and William and Philip Thomas and Samuel Withers were probably chosen at some time before March 16 1657 8 Council Proceedings Vol I pp 3"

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