Samuel Stevens, Jr. (1778-1860)
MSA SC 3520-1449

Governor of Maryland, 1822-1826 (Democrat)

Born:  July 13, 1778 in Talbot County1
Father:  John Stevens2
Mother:  Elizabeth (Connolly) Stevens3
Marriage:  June 2, 1804 to Eliza May4
Children:  Rebecca May (1805-1854), William Augustus (1807-1834), John (1808-1810), Anna Maria (1810-1832),
        Julian Potts (1812-1813), Robert May (1813-1831), Sarah Elizabeth (1815-1842), Henrietta Louisa (1817-1868),
        Edwin John (1819-1854)5
Education:  attended Rev. John Bowie's School6
Religious affiliation:  Episcopalian7
Military service:  Captain, 9th Regiment, Maryland Militia, Talbot County, War of 18128
Positions held:
           President, Agricultural Society for the Eastern Shore, 1826-1860
            Governor of Maryland, 1822-18269
Died:  February 7, 1860 at "Compton," on Dividing Creek, Talbot County10
Burial:  family cemetery, unknown location11

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