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

Confederation, 1781; a strong supporter of the
Federal Constitution; he favored the electoral col-
lege, a national census, and an open economy; he
opposed export taxes. WEALTH DURING LIFETIME.
PERSONAL PROPERTY: 12 slaves, 5 servants, plus
control of 46 slaves belonging to his mother who
resided with him, 1776; combined assessed value
with his mother £2,285.0.0, including 47 slaves
and 100 oz. plate, 1783; assessed value alone
£793.0.0, including 17 slaves and 183 oz. plate,
1796. LAND AT FIRST ELECTION: at least 7,607
acres in Frederick and Prince George's counties
(3,850 acres inherited from his father and devised
to him by his brother, John), plus several lots in
Upper Marlboro, Prince George's County. SIGNIF-
ICANT CHANGES IN LAND BETWEEN FIRST ELEC-
TION AND DEATH: acquired an additional 611
acres in Montgomery County, 1778-1794; deeded
778 acres as a gift to his son and sold 263 acres in
Montgomery County, 1778-1794; acquired 627
acres in Prince George's County in 1796, probably
at the death of his mother. WEALTH AT DEATH.
DIED on May 7, 1796, in Rock Creek, Montgom-
ery County. PERSONAL PROPERTY: TEV, at least
£2,802.3.2 (including 32 slaves). This figure incor-
porates the TEV of his mother, who shared his
residence and predeceased him by 4 months.
LAND probably ca. 7,804 acres in Montgomery,
Frederick, and Prince George's counties.

CARROLL, HENRY JAMES (ca. 1767-ca.
1814). BORN: ca. 1767, probably in St. Mary's
County; eldest son. NATIVE: at least second gener-
ation. RESIDED: at "Susquehana Point," St. Mary's
County; "Kingston Hall," Somerset County, ca.

1792. FAMILY BACKGROUND. FATHER Capt.

Henry Carroll (1727-1775), a mariner. STEPFA-
THER George Biscoe. MOTHER: Araminta, daugh-
ter of Mary Thompson, of St. Mary's County, and
heiress of John Rousby (1685-1744). BROTHERS:
probably Michael; probably John Charles. SIS-
TERS: Julian; Margaret; and Harriot. MARRIED on
July 26. 1792, Elizabeth Barnes (1770-1826),
daughter of Capt. Thomas King (?-?); grand-
daughter of Robert King (1689-1755). Her other
relatives included great-grandfather Robert King
(?-1697); great -aunts Mary King (1674-?), who
married Francis Jenkins (CA. 1650-1710) and Elea-
nor King, who married Charles Bollard (ca. 1670-
ca. 1724/25). CHILDREN. SONS: Thomas (1793-
1873), governor of Maryland in 1830, who mar-
ried Juliana Stevenson, of Baltimore County;
Henry James; and Charles C. DAUGHTER:
Elizabeth Mary. PRIVATE CAREER. EDUCATION
literate. RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION Catholic; his

wife's family was Presbyterian. OCCUPATIONAL
PROFILE: probably a planter. PUBLIC CAREER.
LEGISLATIVE SERVICE: Lower House, St. Mary's
County, 1789, 1790, 1791-1792, Somerset County,
1794, 1795, 1803. LOCAL OFFICES: justice, Somer-
set County, 1795-at least 1800; Maryland Senate
elector, Somerset County, elected 1806 and 1811.
MILITARY SERVICE: major, by 1802; inspector,
Tenth Brigade (Somerset and Worcester counties),
Maryland Militia, 1802-1809. WEALTH DURING
LIFETIME. PERSONAL PROPERTY: assessed value
£5,490.0.0, including 58 slaves and 180 oz. plate,
1813. LAND AT FIRST ELECTION: probably none.
His father's land was in the name of his stepfather
on the assessment of 1793, and Henry was listed
as owning no land. SIGNIFICANT CHANGES IN

LAND BETWEEN FIRST ELECTION AND DEATH:
inherited 170 acres of his father's land in St.
Mary's County, by 1801; acquired 1,600 acres
through his wife's inheritance in Somerset County,
1802. WEALTH AT DEATH. DIED: ca. 1814; his in-
ventory was recorded on September 9, 1814, in
Somerset County. PERSONAL PROPERTY: TEV,
$15,227.06 current money (including 58 slaves and
180 oz. plate); FB, $3,971.64. LAND: at least 1,597
acres in Somerset and St. Mary's counties.

CARROLL, JAMES (MACCUBBIN) (1761-
1832). BORN: on December 8, 1761, in St. Anne's
Parish, Anne Arundel County; fourth son. NA-
TIVE: at least fourth generation. RESIDED: in An-
napolis until at least 1787; Baltimore County until
death. FAMILY BACKGROUND. FATHER. Nicholas
Maccubbin (1709-1787), of Annapolis, a mer-
chant; son of Zachariah Maccubbin and wife
Susanna Nicholson. MOTHER: Mary Clare, daugh-
ter of Charles Carroll (1691-1755). UNCLE:
Charles Carroll, Barrister (1723- 1783). BROTHERS:
Nicholas (Maccubbin) Carroll (1750/51-1812),
who married Ann (?-by 1839), daughter of
Thomas Jennings (ca. 1736-1796); John Henry
(1754-?); Charles (1756-?), who married Sarah
Allen; and Samuel (1763-by 1784). SISTERS: Mary
Clare (1749-1806), who married John Brice
(1738-1820); Susanna (1757-?), who married
Nicholas Lingan. MARRIED in December 1787
Sophia (1772-1816), daughter of Harry Dorsey
Gough (ca. 1745-1808) and wife Prudence Carnan
(?-1822); niece of Charles Ridgely, of "Hampton"
(1760-1829), governor of Maryland, 1816-1819.
CHILDREN. SONS: James, Jr.; Charles Ridgely;
Harry Dorsey (1793-?), who married Elizabeth
Ridgely (1797-1828); and John Gough (1811-
1817). DAUGHTER: Prudence Gough. PRIVATE

CAREER. EDUCATION: literate. RELIGIOUS AFFILIA-

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