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

CIAL STATUS AND ACTIVITIES: Esq. on arrival;
apparently left Maryland between April 10 and
May 1, 1643, and did not return. PUBLIC CAREER.
LEGISLATIVE SERVICE: Assembly, special writ
1642A, probably a special writ 1642B (did not
attend). OTHER PROVINCIAL OFFICES Council,
1642-1643; justice, Provincial Court, 1642-1643.
MILITARY SERVICE: captain, 1642-1643;
commander, St. Mary's County Militia, 1642.

BLUNT, RICHARD (ca. 1621-1669). BORN:
probably in England. IMMIGRATED: in 1649 as a
free adult. RESIDED: in Kent County. MARRIED
Ann. CHILDREN. SONS Samuel; Richard; Josias;
Robert; and Thomas. DAUGHTERS: April; Grace;
and Rebecca. PRIVATE CAREER. EDUCATION: illit-
erate. SOCIAL STATUS AND ACTIVITIES: not called

Mr. prior to holding office. OCCUPATIONAL PRO-
FILE: planter. PUBLIC CAREER. LEGISLATIVE SER-
VICE: Lower House, Kent County, 1662, 1666,
1669. LOCAL OFFICES: sheriff, Kent County, 1662;
justice, Kent County, 1666-1669. WEALTH DUR-
ING LIFETIME. LAND AT FIRST ELECTION: 330

acres, 1650; 530 acres by 1669. WEALTH AT
DEATH. DIED: on September 16, 1669. PERSONAL
PROPERTY: TEV, 43,629 pounds of tobacco; FB,
27,190 pounds of tobacco. LAND: 530 acres.

BOARMAN, HENRY (?-1800). BORN: of age by
1772; only son. NATIVE: at least second generation.
RESIDED, in Bryan Town Hundred, Charles

County. FAMILY BACKGROUND. FATHER: James

Boarman. MOTHER: Mary Pile (?-1791). SISTER:
Elizabeth, who married Edward Boarman (?-by
1800). MARRIED Theresa (?-1801), daughter of
Richard Edelen (?-1803) and wife Sarah Harrison.
Her brothers were Richard, Jr.; Philip; and Sam-
uel. Her sisters were Rachel, who married (first
name unknown) Gardner; Jane, who married (first
name unknown) Mudd; Dorothy, who married
(first name unknown) Gardner; Elizabeth; and
Araminta. CHILDREN. Died without progeny. PRI-
VATE CAREER. EDUCATION: literate. RELIGIOUS
AFFILIATION: wife bequeathed money to the Cath-
olic archbishop of Baltimore. OCCUPATIONAL PRO-
FILE: probably a planter. PUBLIC CAREER. LEGIS-
LATIVE SERVICE: Lower House, Charles County,
1780 (elected, but did not attend; resigned on No-
vember 2, 1780). LOCAL OFFICE: Committee of
Observation, Charles County, elected 1775. MILI-
TARY SERVICE: 1st lieutenant, Third Maryland
Battalion of the Flying Camp, July-December
1776; captain, Twelfth Battalion, Charles County
Militia, commissioned 1777. WEALTH DURING

LIFETIME. PERSONAL PROPERTY: assessed value

£477.0.0, including 11 slaves; 17 slaves, 1790; in-
herited 9 slaves from his mother, 1791; 35 slaves,
1798. LAND AT FIRST ELECTION: 436 acres in
Charles County, 1783. WEALTH AT DEATH. DIED:
in June 1800 in Bryan Town Hundred, Charles
County. PERSONAL PROPERTY TEV, $5,976.80
(including 37 slaves and 30 books). LAND 280
acres in Charles County, 1798; disposition of his
estate was contested by his sister's family, 1801-
1819.

BOND, BENSON (1710-1750). BORN: on Sep-
tember 25, 1710, in Calvert County; second son.
NATIVE: at least second generation. RESIDED in
Calvert County. FAMILY BACKGROUND. FATHER
Richard Bond (?-1719), of Calvert County.
MOTHER: Elizabeth (?-1725), widow of Benjamin
Chew (?-1700), of Anne Arundel County. BROTH-
ERS: Richard (1707-?); Thomas (1713-?); John
(1715-?); and Phineas (1717-?). HALF BROTHER:
Samuel Chew (by 1700-?). SISTER: Sarah (1708-?).
HALF SISTERS: Mary Chew (by 1700-?); Elliz
Chew (by 1700-?). MARRIED Mary (1713-?),
daughter of Thomas Holdsworth (ca. 1692-1718);
stepdaughter of Benjamin Mackall (1675-1761);
niece of Walter Smith (ca. 1693-1748); half niece
of John Rousby (1685-1744); stepniece of Ann
Mackall (1661-?), who married Robert Skin ner (?-
1713). Her half brother was Benjamin Mackall, Jr.
(ca. 1723-1795). Her sisters were Betty (1715-?),
who married James Heighe (?-1757); Rebeka
(1716-?); and Ann (1719-?). Her half sister was
Barbara Mackall (1722-?), who married William
Wilkinson (?-1755). Her half first cousins were
Ann Rousby (1721-1769), who married Edward
Lloyd (1711-1770); Elizabeth Rousby, who mar-
ried Abraham Barnes (?-ca. 1778); and Gertrude
Rousby (?-ca. 1770), who married Robert Jenkins
Henry (ca. 1712-1766). Her half nephew was Wil-
liam Mackall Wilkinson (1752-1799). CHILDREN.
SONS Richard; Thomas. DAUGHTERS: Elizabeth;
Barbary (Barbara). PRIVATE CAREER. EDUCATION:
literate. RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION uncertain, but
the Bond family is listed in early Quaker records.

SOCIAL STATUS AND ACTIVITIES Gent., 1749; Mr.

at death. OCCUPATIONAL PROFILE possibly a
planter. PUBLIC CAREER. LEGISLATIVE SERVICE
Lower House, Calvert County, 1749-1750 (died
before the 3rd session). WEALTH DURING LIFE-
TIME. LAND AT FIRST ELECTION inherited un-
specified acreage in Calvert County from his father
in 1719, possibly more than 200 acres. WEALTH AT
DEATH. DIED in July 1750 in Calvert County. PER-
SONAL PROPERTY: TEV, £1,542.6.11 (including 2

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