Episcopalian. Married Eliza May. Died at
Compton, near Trappe, February 7, 1860.
Thought to have been buried in the Stevens family
cemetery, Talbot County.5
1826-1829. Joseph Kent. Democrat. Born in
Calvert County, January 14, 1779, the son of
Daniel Kent and wife Anne Wheeler.
Episcopalian. Resident of Prince George's
County when elected. Married (1) Eleanor Lee
Wallace; (2) Alice Contee. Died at Rosemount,
Prince George's County, November 24, 1837.
Buried at Rosemount, Prince George's County.
1829-1830, 1831. Daniel Martin. Anti-Jackson.
Born at The Wilderness, Talbot County, in 1780,
the son of Nicholas Martin and wife Hannah
Oldham. Episcopalian. Married Mary Clare
Maceubbin. Died in Talbot County, July 11,
1831. Buried in Spring Hill Cemetery, Easton.
1830-1831. Thomas King Carroll. Jackson
Democrat. Born at Kingston Hall, Somerset
County, April 29, 1793, the son of Col. Henry
James King Carroll and wife Elizabeth Barnes.
Episcopalian. Married Julianna Stevenson. Died
in Dorchester County, October 3, 1873. Buried in
Old Trinity Church graveyard, Church Creek,
1831. Daniel Martin. Anti-Jackson. See above.6
1831-1833. George Howard. Anti-Jackson. Born in
Annapolis, November 21, 1789, the son of John
Eager Howard and wife Peggy Chew. Resident of
Baltimore County when elected. Episcopalian.
Married Prudence Gough Ridgely. Died at
Waverly, Howard County, August 2, 1846.
Buried in Old St. Paul's Cemetery, Baltimore.
1833-1836. James Thomas. Anti-Jackson. Born at
De La Brooke Manor, St. Mary's County, March
11, 1785, the son of William Thomas and wife
Catherine Boarman. Episcopalian. Married
Elizabeth Coates. Died at Deep Falls, St. Mary's
County, December 25, 1845. Buried at Deep
Falls, St. Mary's County.
1836-1839. Thomas W. Veazey. Whig. Born in
Cecil County, January 31, 1774, the son of
Edward Veazey and wife Elizabeth DeCoursey.
Episcopalian. Married (1) Sarah Worrell; (2)
' By Chapter 111, Acts of 1823, ratified in 1824. the date for holding
the election for governor was changed to the first Monday in
11 Governor Martin died in office on July 11, 1831. George Howard,
the first named of the governor's Council, succeeded him. Governor
Howard completed Governor Martin's term, which expired in
January 1832. He was subsequently elected by the Legislature for a
Mary Veazey; (3) Mary Wallace. Died in Cecil
County, July 1, 1842. Buried in the family
cemetery at Cherry Grove, Cecil County.
Elected by the People for Three Years
Under the Constitution of 1776 as
Amended in 1837.7
1839-1842. William Grason. Democrat. Thought to
have been born in Queen Anne's County, March
11, 1788, the son of Richard Grason and wife
Ann. Episcopalian. Married Susan Orrick
Sulivane. Died in Queen Anne's County, July 2,
1868. Buried near Queenstown, Queen Anne's
1842-1845. Francis Thomas. Democrat. Born in
Frederick County, February 3, 1799, the son of
John Thomas and wife Eleanor McGill.
Episcopalian. Married Sally McDowell. Died at
Frankville, Garrett County, January 22, 1876.
Buried in St. Mark's Episcopal Church
Cemetery, Petersville, Frederick County.
1845-1848. Thomas G. Pratt. Whig. Born in
Georgetown, D.C., February 18, 1804, the son of
John Wilkes Pratt and wife Rachel Belt.
Episcopalian. Resident of Prince George's
County when elected. Married Adelaide Kent.
Died in Baltimore, November 9, 1869. Buried in
St. Anne's Cemetery, Annapolis.
1848-1851. Philip Francis Thomas. Democrat.
Born in Easton, Talbot County, September 12,
1810, the son of Dr. Tristam Thomas and wife
Maria Francis. Episcopalian. Married (1) Sarah
Maria Kerr; (2) Clintonia (Wright) May. Died in
Baltimore, October 2, 1890. Buried in Spring Hill
1851-1854. Enoch Louis Lowe. Democrat. Born in
Frederick County, August 10,1820, the son ofLt.
Bradley S. A. Lowe and wife Adelaide
Vincendiere. Roman Catholic. Married Esther
Winder Polk. Died in Brooklyn, N.Y., August 23,
1892. Buried in the Catholic Cemetery,
7 By Chapter 197, Acts of 1836, ratified in 1837. the term of the
governor was extended to three years. The same Act also established
three gubernatorial districts, the governor to be elected from each in
rotation beginning with the Eastern Shore District, and provided for
the popular election of the governor.