Archives of Maryland
Historical List
Calvert County
Registers of Wills
1777-present

Note: All records prior to 1882 destroyed by fire

1777-1778Kinsey Johns [1]
1778-1797Francis King [2]
1797-1820Joseph Wilkinson [3]
1820-1826Walter Smith [4]
1826-1834Jeremiah M. Baden [5]
1834-1842James A.D. Dalrymple [6]
1842-1851Samuel S. Hodgkin [7]
1851-1857Dr. Richard Mackall [8]
1857-1869William A. Parran [9]
1869-1873Benjamin Sedwick [10]
1873-1879Dr. Basil S. Dixon [11]
1879-1885V. C. Cox [12]
1885-1891William H. Dowell [13]
1891-1897Charles S. Parran [14]
1897-1909Joseph J. Baffard [15]
1909-1915Arthur A. Harkness [16]
1915-1932Charles S. Parran [17]
1932-1934Stewart C. Gibson [18]
1934-1938John W. Hall [19]
1938-1942Evelyn C. Young [20]
1942-1946E. Roland Howard [21]
1946-1950M. Kenneth Buckler [22]
1951-1978Grace L. Hutchins [23]
1978-presentMargaret H. Phipps

Notes on sources::
1. Died 14 February 1778. GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL (Commission Record) 1777-1798, MdHR 4103-1 [MSA S1080-6, 2/26/3/15].
2. Appointed 14 February 1778; died 15 June 1797. GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL (Commission Record) 1796-1827, p. 333 MdHR 1347, MSA S1080-7, 2/26/3/16].
3. Appointed 15 June 1797. GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL (Commission Record) 1796-1827, p. 333 MdHR 1347, MSA S1080-7, 2/26/3/16].
4. Appointed 24 January 1820. GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL (Commission Record) 1796-1827, p. 333 MdHR 1347, MSA S1080-7, 2/26/3/16].
5. Appointed 10 February 1826. GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL (Commission Record) 1796-1827, p. 333 MdHR 1347 [MSA S1080-7, 2/26/3/16].
6. Appointed 7 August 1834; died 19 August 1842. Baltimore Sun 24 August 1842, p. 2; CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers) 1832, Case no. 12375 [MSA S512-15-12179, 1/39/4/61].
7. SECRETARY OF STATE (Commission Record) 1842-1843, MdHR 7925 [MSA S1081-4, 2/26/3/28].
8. GOVERNOR (Election Returns) 1851, General, MdHR 40,132-1487 [MSA S108-24, 2/50/1/17]; Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 217, p. 22; vol. 221, p. 16.
9. GOVERNOR (Election Returns) 1857, General, MdHR 40,132-1595 [MSA S108-33, 2/50/1/20]; GOVERNOR (Election Returns) 1863, General, MdHR 40132-1766 [MSA S108-45, 2/50/1/23].
10. State Gazette: Maryland and District of Columbia (Baltimore, MD: Sadler, Drysdale & Purnell, 1871).
11. James Wingate, Wingate's Maryland Register for 1874 1875 1876, 1875, 481.
12. Elihu S. Riley, compl., Maryland Manual 1885 (Annapolis: Record Printing Office, 1885), 51.
13. GOVERNOR (Election Returns) 1885, General, MdHR 6637-213 [MSA S108-85, 2/50/1/37].
14. Elihu S. Riley, compl., Maryland Manual 1896 (Annapolis: King Bros., 1896), 161.
15. BOARD OF STATE CANVASSERS (Election Returns) 1903, General, MdHR 5365-154 [MSA S63-7, 2/50/1/42].
16. BOARD OF STATE CANVASSERS (Election Returns) 1909, General, MdHR 5365-205 [MSA S63-14, 2/50/1/43].
17. Died 10 May 1932. Calvert Gazette, 14 May 1932; BOARD OF STATE CANVASSERS (Election Returns) 1915, MDHR 5365-464 [MSA S63-27, 2/50/1/49]; BOARD OF STATE CANVASSERS (Election Returns) 1930, General, MdHR 12,552-83 [MSA S63-65, 2/50/1/66].
18. Secretary of State, Maryland Manual 1933 (Baltimore: 20th Century Printing Co., 1934), 180; CALVERT COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Administration Bonds) 1919-1939, Liber CSP 2 [MSA CM4-2, CR 43859-1].
19. BOARD OF STATE CANVASSERS (Election Returns) 1934, General, MdHR 12,552-231 [MSA S63-81, 2/50/1/71].
20. Secretary of State, Maryland Manual 1938 (Baltimore: 20th Century Printing Co., 1939), 218.
21. Secretary of State, Maryland Manual 1943-44 (Baltimore: The Maurice Leeser Co., 1943), 156.
22. Secretary of State, Maryland Manual 1948-49 (Baltimore: 20th Century Printing Co., 1948), 194.
23. Hall of Records Commission, Maryland Manual 1951-52 (Baltimore: 20th Century Printing Co., 1952), 220.


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