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A Biographical Dictionary of the Maryland Legislature 1635-1789 by Edward C. Papenfuse, et. al.
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CAM BIOGRAPHIES

Scotland. IMMIGRATED: by 1689/90 as a free
adult. RESIDED: in Dorchester County. FAMILY
BACKGROUND. UNCLE: William Campbell, a mer-
chant of Dumbarton, Scotland. MARRIED first, by
1701 Susannah. MARRIED second, by 1731
Elizabeth, daughter of William Robson. Her sis-
ters were Hagar, who married John Meekins (ca.
1674-1734); Jane, who married Tobias Pollard (ca.
1669-1749). PRIVATE CAREER. EDUCATION: illiter-
ate. RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Presbyterian. SOCIAL
STATUS AND ACTIVITIES Gent., by 1697; perhaps
he was transferred from his justiceship to a shriev-
alty in 1695 by Gov. Francis Nicholson because of
his illiteracy. OCCUPATIONAL PROFILE: planter;
merchant. PUBLIC CAREER. LEGISLATIVE SERVICE:
Lower House, Dorchester County, 1697/98-1700
(Aggrievances, 1-4), 1708B-1711. LOCAL OFFICES:
justice, Dorchester County, 1693-1695, 1700-
1734 (quorum, 1694-1695, 1700-1734); sheriff,
Dorchester County, 1695-1698. MILITARY SER-
VICE officer, 1696. WEALTH DURING LIFETIME.

LAND AT FIRST ELECTION: 463 acres. WEALTH AT

DEATH. DIED: will probated on April 13, 1738.
PERSONAL PROPERTY: TEV, £644.8.10 current
money (including 15 slaves); FB, £383.0.5. LAND:
over 1,100 acres.

CAMPBELL, ZACHARIAH (?-1777) BORN
probably in Glasgow, Scotland, of age by 1767.
IMMIGRATED: by 1767 from Virginia. RESIDED in
Vienna, Dorchester County. FAMILY BACK-
GROUND. BROTHER: Capt. James (?-ca. 1782),
commander of the brigantine of war Sturdy Beg-
gar, 1777. MARRIED by 1767 Mary (ca. 1745-
1779), daughter of Levin Hicks (?-1753) and wife
Mary Hooper Ennalls; granddaughter of both Le-
vin Hicks (?-1731) and wife Mary Hooper (?-ca.
1757), and Henry Hooper (ca. 1687-1767); step-
granddaughter of John Rider (1686-1739/40);
niece of Henry Hooper, Jr. (ca. 1727-1790), Ann
Hicks (?-1773), who married Henry Travers (?-
1765); stepniece of Dorothy Rider (1725-?), who
married John Henry (ca. 1714-1781). Her brother
was Levin (1748-?), who never married. Her first
cousin was William Ennalls Hooper (?-1795)
CHILDREN. SON Levin Hicks (ca. 1774-?). DAUGH-
TERS Ann (ca. 1778-?); Elizabeth, who married
Richard Henry Handy (ca. 1772-?); Mary (?-by
1796), who married David Smith; and Isabella,
who married by 1796 David Smith, her brother-in-
law. PRIVATE CAREER. EDUCATION literate. SO-
CIAL STATUS AND ACTIVITIES Gent., 1776. OCCU-
PATIONAL PROFILE probably a planter. PUBLIC
CAREER. LEGISLATIVE SERVICE Convention, Dor-
chester County, 3rd, 1774. OTHER STATE OFFICE

naval officer, Sixth District, appointed 1777. LO-
CAL OFFICES: collector of blankets, clothing, and
other necessities for the American Army, Nan-
ticoke Hundred, Dorchester County, appointed
1777. MILITARY SERVICE: captain, Transquakin
Company, Dorchester County Militia, commis-
sioned 1776. WEALTH DURING LIFETIME. PER-
SONAL PROPERTY: 13 slaves, 1776. LAND AT
FIRST ELECTION: 308 acres in Dorchester County
(255 acres through marriage; 50 acres by purchase;
3 acres by patent). SIGNIFICANT CHANGES IN

LAND BETWEEN FIRST ELECTION AND DEATH:
acquired 585 acres in Dorchester County (inher-
ited by his wife after her brother died without
progeny), by 1776. WEALTH AT DEATH. DIED: be-
tween February and August 1777. PERSONAL
PROPERTY: size of estate unknown. LAND: 893
acres in Dorchester County.

CARLINE, HENRY (ca. 1608-?). IMMIGRATED:
in 1651 as a free adult with his wife. RESIDED: in
Kent County. MARRIED Rachel, who subsequently
married William Head. PRIVATE CAREER. EDUCA-
TION: illiterate. RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: con-
verted to Quakerism in 1658. SOCIAL STATUS AND
ACTIVITIES: Mr. on arrival; brought two servants
with him; no record of him as being in Maryland
after 1664. OCCUPATIONAL PROFILE: planter. PUB-
LIC CAREER. LEGISLATIVE SERVICE: Lower House,

Kent County, 1663-1664. LOCAL OFFICES: justice,
Kent County, 1654/55-1655/56; sheriff, Kent
County, 1656-1657. WEALTH AT DEATH. LAND at
least 188 acres.

CARMICHAEL, RICHARD BENNETT (1753-
1824). BORN: in 1753 in Queen Anne's County; his
mother was pregnant with him when she married
Carmichael. NATIVE: second generation. RESIDED:
in Queen Anne's County; lived part of each year in
Wilmington, Delaware, by 1813. FAMILY BACK-
GROUND. STEPFATHER OR POSSIBLY FATHER: Wil-
liam Carmichael (?-1769), immigrated from Scot-
land, died at Roundtop, near the Chester River,
Queen Anne's County; a merchant. MOTHER: Ann
(1712-ca. 1754), daughter of Roger Brooke (1673-
1718), of Prince George's County, and wife
Elizabeth Hutchins. STEPBROTHERS OR HALF
BROTHERS: Walter; James (?-1778), a ship's cap-
tain, who married Selitia Emory Kirby; William
(?-1795), of Chestertown, Kent County, an attor-
ney, who was educated in Edinburgh, Scotland.
He was a diplomat who served in Paris as secre-
tary to the commissioners Silas Deane, Benjamin
Franklin, and Arthur Lee, who were attempting to
persuade France to aid the colonies, ca. 1775; dele-

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