Friday, January 18, 2008

1663 :: Captain Sampson Waring of the Cliffs

On this date in our family history . . . the 18th day of January . . . in the year 1663 . . . Captain Sampson Waring "of the Cliffs" signs his will in Calvert County, Maryland . . . this Captain Waring is a 6th great-grandpa of Berta Mary Henry nee Sharp (1873-1955) . . . who is a great-grandma of the Keeper of this family history blog . . .

Baltimore Its History and Its People
Clayton Colman Hall,
Lewis Historical Publishing Co

"and as far south as the Valley of the Elbe who first appear in history toward the ending of the first century of the Christian era I Captain Sampson Waring of the Cliffs as he styles himself in his will was the first of his name to settle in Maryland The exact date of his immigration from the old world is uncertain but he was in Maryland probably as early as 1641 Previous to 1650 he had received grants for various tracts of land entered on the records under the name oí Sampson"

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