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

PERSONAL PROPERTY: TEV, at least $479.14.
LAND, he left instructions for unspecified acreage
to be sold for payment of his debts.

CHAIRES (CHAIRS, CHEARES), JOHN (?-

1728/29). BORN: of age by 1717; eldest son. NA-
TIVE, at least second generation. RESIDED: in
Queen Anne's County. FAMILY BACKGROUND.
FATHER: John Chaires (?-ca. 1718), of Queen An-
ne's County. STEPFATHER: (first name unknown)
Collins. MOTHER Catherine (?-by 1730). BROTH-
ERS: Joseph; Thomas; and James. SISTERS: Han-
nah, who married (first name unknown) Ellis;
Catherine (?-by 1730). MARRIED Mary, who sub-
sequently married Solomon Clayton (1685-1739).
CHILDREN. SONS John (?-1747), who married
Margaret; Thomas; and James. PRIVATE CAREER.
EDUCATION: literate. RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: An-
glican, St. Paul's Parish, Queen Anne's County,
and later St. Luke's Parish, Queen Anne's County.
OCCUPATIONAL PROFILE: probably a planter. PUB-
LIC CAREER. LEGISLATIVE SERVICE Lower House,
Queen Anne's County, 1722-1724, 1725-1727.
LOCAL OFFICE Old Chester Church Vestry, St.
Paul's Parish, Queen Anne's County, 1725-1728.

WEALTH DURING LIFETIME. LAND AT FIRST

ELECTION: at least 350 acres in Queen Anne's
County. WEALTH AT DEATH. DIED, between Janu-
ary 15 and February 4, 1728/29, in Queen Anne's
County. PERSONAL PROPERTY: TEV, £312.0.1 (in-
cluding 2 slaves, 5 servants, and books); FB,
£207.15.10. LAND: at least 350 acres in Queen An-
ne's County.

CHAMBERLAINE, JAMES LLOYD (1732-
1783). BORN: on October 10, 1732, in Oxford, Tal-
bot County; second son. NATIVE: second genera-
tion. RESIDED: in Talbot County; "Peach Blos-
som," Talbot County, 1771. FAMILY
BACKGROUND. FATHER Samuel Chamberlaine
(1698-1773). MOTHER: Henrietta Maria (ca. 1711-
1748), daughter of James Lloyd (1679/80-1723).
UNCLE: Robert Lloyd (ca. 1712-1770). AUNTS:
Margaret Lloyd (1714-ca. 1785), who married
William Tilghman (1711-1782); Ann Lloyd (ca.
1723-1794), who married Matthew Tilghman
(1717/18-1790). BROTHERS: Thomas (1731-1764);
Samuel Chamberlaine (1742-1811); Richard; and
Robert Lloyd. SISTERS Anne (1734-1786), who
married Richard Tilghman Earle ( 1728/29- 1788);
Henrietta Maria (1739-1777). FIRST COUSINS:
Richard Tilghman (1740-1809); Margaret Tilgh-
man (1742-1817), who married Charles Carroll,
Barrister ( 1725- 1783); Deborah Lloyd, who mar-
ried Peregrine Tilghman (ca. 1741-1807); and

Henrietta Maria Lloyd (?-1822), who married
William Hayward, Jr. (ca. 1758-1834). NEPHEW
Samuel Earle (1756-1790). NIECE: Henrietta Ma-
ria Nicols (1761-1818), who married Samuel Earle
(1756-1790). MARRIED on May 16, 1757, Hen-
rietta Maria (1736-1791), daughter of George Ro-
bins (1697-1742); stepdaughter of William Golds-
borough (1709-1760); granddaughter of both
Thomas Robins (1672-1721) and Richard Tilgh-
man (1672/73-1738/39); niece of William Tilgh-
man (1711-1782), Edward Tilghman (1713-1786),
James Tilghman (1716-1793), Matthew Tilghman
(1717/18-1790), Mary Tilghman (1702-1736),
who married James Earle, Jr. (ca. 1694-1739), and
Anna Maria Tilghman (1709-1763), who married
first, William Hemsley (1703-1736), and second,
Robert Lloyd (ca. 1712-1770); half niece of
Elizabeth Robins (1710-1746), who married Wil-
liam Goldsborough (1709-1760). Her brother was
Thomas (1740-1762). Her sisters were Anna Ma-
ria (ca. 1732-1804), who married Henry Hollyday
(ca. 1725-1789); Margaret (1734-1808), who mar-
ried William Hayward (?-1791); Susanna (1738-?);
and Elizabeth (1742-by 1764). Her first cousins
were Richard Tilghman (1740-1809); Michael
Earle (1722-1787); Richard Tilghman Earle
(1728/29-1788); Peregrine Tilghman (ca. 1741-
1807); James Tilghman (1743-1809); William
Tilghman (1756-1827); Matthew Tilghman (1760-
ca. 1801); James Tilghman, Jr. (ca. 1748-1796);
William Hemsley (1736/37-1812); Margaret
Tilghman (1742-1817), who married Charles Car-
roll, Barrister (1723-1783); Anna Maria Earle
(1725-1795), who married Thomas Ringgold
(1715-1772); Henrietta Maria Earle (1730-1767),
who married William Hemsley (1736/37-1812);
Deborah Lloyd, who married Peregrine Tilghman
(ca. 1741-1807); Anna Maria Tilghman, who mar-
ried William Hemsley (1736/37-1812); and
Elizabeth Tilghman, who married James Lloyd
(1745-1820). Her nephew was James Hollyday
(1758-1807). Her nieces were Henrietta Maria
Hollyday (1750-1832), who married Samuel
Chamberlaine (1742-1811); Anna Maria Hollyday
(1756-?), who married George Gale (1756-1815);
and Rebecca Hollyday (1762-?), who married
Nicholas Hammond ( 1758- 1830). CHILDREN. SONS
Samuel (?-1784), died without progeny; Robins
(?-1773), died young; and Robins (1773-1808), an
insolvent debtor by 1804, who married Mary,
daughter of Charles Crookshanks, a merchant of
Baltimore County. DAUGHTERS: Henrietta Maria
(?-1804), who married William Hayward, Jr. (ca.
1758-1834); Margaret, who married Col. John
Hughes. PRIVATE CAREER. EDUCATION: literate.

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