Archives of Maryland
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Deborah Brooke Pleasants (1770-1835)
MSA SC 3520-15920

Sources:


Archival Sources:

BALTIMORE COUNTY COURT (Marriage Licenses), August 7, 1790 Marriage license for James Pleasants and Deborah Brooke, p. 93 [MSA C376-1, 02/14/14/011].

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COURT (Land Records) December 1, 1794, Deed, Several Brooke family members determining division of the estate of James Brooke, Liber F-6, pp. 79-84 [MSA CE 148-6].

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COURT (Land Records) January 11, 1795, Deed, Brooke family members to Deborah and James Pleasants, 185.25 acres of land from the estate of James Brooke, Liber F-6, pp. 110-112 [MSA CE 148-6].

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COURT (Land Records) May 25, 1815, Gerard Brooke to Benjamin Blowers, Lot 16 in Brookeville. Liber S-19, p. 206 [MSA CE 148-19].

SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Mary Farquhar Green Collection) Account book of Gerard Brooke, 1802-1821 [MSA SC 566-1-98, 00/09/06/06].

Sandy Spring Monthly Meeting: Births, Deaths, and Membership, 1730-1895 [MSA SC 2978, SCM 667-3].


Miscellaneous Sources:

November 28, 1816 Letter from James Pleasants to Thomas Jefferson. From the William and Mary Digital Archive, accessed February 13, 2013.

Biographical Dictionary of the United States Congress, entry for James Pleasants Jr: http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=P000386.


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