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

PROPERTY. TEV, at least $6,280.04 current money
(including 20 slaves, silver worth $53, and con-
siderable livestock), but size of entire estate is
unknown. LAND: charged with 681 acres in King
George and Grub Hundred, Prince George's
County, 1808.

MARIARTEE, DANIEL (ca. 1676-ca. 1726/27).
BORN: ca. 1676, almost definitely in Anne Arun-
del County; probably elder son. NATIVE: second
generation. RESIDED: in Anne Arundel County.
FAMILY BACKGROUND. FATHER: Edward Mariartee
(?-1688), who immigrated by 1676; a planter.
MOTHER: Honor (?-1701). BROTHER: Edward (?-
1718), who married ca. 1705 Rachell Grey. SIS-
TERS: Margaret, who married Thomas Sprigg (by
1670-by 1739); Elizabeth (?-1725), who married
first, Richard Clarke, and second, Robert Levitt;
and Rachel, who married in 1701/2 Benjamin
Lawrence. MARRIED Elinor, probably the daugh-
ter of Ninian Beale (ca. 1625-1717/18). CHILDREN.
SONS: Ninian (1701-1748/49), who married in 1735
Jane Griffin; Arden (baptized 1711/12-?); and
Thomas (1711-1711). DAUGHTERS: Elinor (ca.
1704-?); Ann (1707/8-?); and Margaret. PRI-

VATE CAREER. EDUCATION: literate. RELIGIOUS
AFFILIATION: Protestant. SOCIAL STATUS AND AC-
TIVITIES: sons held no known offices. OCCUPA-
TIONAL PROFILE: merchant, probably factor for
Arden Carleton, merchant of London; planter.

PUBLIC CAREER. LEGISLATIVE SERVICE: Lower

House, Anne Arundel County, 1708A, 1708B-
1711 (Elections 4), 1712-1714 (Aggrievances 1-
4), 1715 (Aggrievances), 1716-1718 (Aggriev-
ances 1-3), 1719-1721/22 (Aggrievances 1-5),
1724 (elected to the 3rd session of the 1722-1724
Assembly). LOCAL OFFICES: justice, Anne Arun-
del County, 1704, 1708-1715, 1718-1720/21, 1721-
1722, 1722-at least 1723 (no records 1723-1727)
(quorum, 1713/14, chief justice 1714-1715, 1718-
1720/21, 1721-1722, 1722-at least 1723); justice.
Court of Oyer and Terminer, Anne Arundel
County, appointed 1718, 1720; sheriff, Anne
Arundel County, appointed 1726. MILITARY
SERVICE: captain, by 1711/12. WEALTH DURING

LIFETIME. LAND AT FIRST ELECTION: probably 1 ,000

acres in Prince George's County (700 acres from
wife's father, 1698, and probably 300 acres as
wife's dower). SIGNIFICANT CHANGES IN LAND BE-
TWEEN FIRST ELECTION AND DEATH: purchased 200

acres in Anne Arundel County with Richard Jones

(ca. 1671-1714), 1709; sold 700 acres in Prince
George's County, 1720, and 200 acres in Anne
Arundel County, 1721 ; purchased 88 acres in Anne

Arundel County shortly before death. WEALTH AT
DEATH. DIED: will probated on February 21, 1726/
27, in Anne Arundel County. PERSONAL PROP-
ERTY: TEV, £168.2.4 current money (including
13 slaves, 9 of whom were mortgaged and not
valued in the inventory); FB, £10.9.2 current
money. LAND: 388 acres in Prince George's and
Anne Arundel counties.

MARSH, PAUL (?-1684). IMMIGRATED: in 1664
as a free adult. RESIDED, in Anne Arundel County
by 1668; in Somerset County by 1670; Sussex
County, Delaware, by 1680. PRIVATE CAREER. ED-
UCATION: literate. RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION, prob-
ably Protestant. SOCIAL STATUS AND ACTIVITIES:
Gent., by 1666. OCCUPATION AL PROFILE: planter.
ADDITION AL COMMENT, a land record in 1678 noted
that "through poverty, he is enforced to work in
the ground." PUBLIC CAREER. LEGISLATIVE SERV-
ICE: Lower House, Somerset County, 1671-1674/
75. MILITARY SERVICE: captain, 1669/70- at least

1679. STANDS ON PUBLIC/PRIVATE ISSUES: unable

to purchase the rights to his 1,000 acres in So-
merset County because of his impoverished state,
Marsh was granted those 1,000 acres for faithful
service to the proprietor, 1678. WEALTH DURING

LIFETIME. LAND AT FIRST ELECTION: 150 acres in

St. Mary's County; 200 acres in Somerset County,
plus warrants on an additional 1,000 acres in So-
merset County. SIGNIFICANT CHANGES IN LAND
BETWEEN FIRST ELECTION AND DEATH: patented

1,000 acres in Somerset County in November 1678;
sold the same 1,000 acres in December 1678.

WEALTH AT DEATH. DIED: in 1684 in SuSSCX County,

Delaware. LAND: possibly 150 acres in St. Mary's
County and 200 acres in Somerset County.

MARSH, THOMAS (ca. 1615-ca. 1656). BORN:
ca. 1615, probably in England. IMMIGRATED: in
1648/49 as a free adult with wife Margaret and
children from Virginia. RESIDED: in Lower Nor-
folk County, Virginia, 1637-1648/49; Broad Neck
Hundred, Anne Arundel County, 1649 -death.
MARRIED first, Margaret Harford. MARRIED sec-
ond, Sarah (last name possibly Pitt). CHILDREN.
SON: Thomas Marsh (ca. 1643-1679). DAUGH-
TERS: Elizabeth (?-1684), who married Thomas
Taylor (?-1684/85); Margaret, who married first,
Richard (?-by 1669), son of Richard Preston (ca.
1618-ca. 1669/70), and second, WilliamBerry (ca.
1636-1691). PRIVATE CAREER. EDUCATION: liter-
ate. RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Protestant. Marsh
gave bond for William Durand (?-1672), an elder
of the Independent Church in Virginia, and left

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