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

ENNALLS (ENNOLDS, ENNALS), THOMAS

(?-1718). BORN: probably ca. 1663, probably in
York County, Virginia; eldest son. IMMIGRATED:
by 1668 as a minor with his parents from Virginia.
RESIDED: in Dorchester County. FAMILY BACK-
GROUND. FATHER: Bartholomew E n nal Is (1643-
1688). MOTHER: Mary Heyward. BROTHERS: Wil-
liam; Joseph Ennalls (?-1709), who married Mary,
daughter of John Brooke (by 1646-1692/93);
Henry Ennalls (1675-1734), who married Mary,
daughter of Henry Hooper (ca. 1643-1720); and
Bartholomew. HALF BROTHERS: Francis Heyward;
John Heyward. SISTERS: Elizabeth, who married
Roger Woolford (1670-1730); Mary. MARRIED
Elizabeth (1664/65-1739), daughter of Roger
Woolford (?-ca. 1701/2). She subsequently mar-
ried William Holland (?-1732). Her brother was
Roger Woolford (1670-1730). Her sister was Sa-
rah, who married Govert Lockerman (ca. 1681-
1728). CHILDREN. Died without progeny. PRIVATE

CAREER. EDUCATION: literate. RELIGIOUS AFFILIA-
TION: Protestant. SOCIAL STATUS AND ACTIVITIES:
second generation burgess. OCCUPATIONAL PRO-
FILE: mariner, 1689; planter; merchant, trading
with Madeira. PUBLIC CAREER. LEGISLATIVE SER-
VICE: Lower House, Dorchester County, 1692-
1693, 1694-1697, 1697/98-1700 (Laws 4), 1701-
1702 (Laws 1; appointed to the Council before the
4th session); Upper House, 1703-1704 (appointed
by the 4th session, but never sat), 1704-1707,
1708 A, 1708B-1711 (did not attend the 1st or 3rd
sessions), 1712-1714 (did not attend the 1st or 4th
sessions), 1715, 1716-1718. OTHER PROVINCIAL
OFFICE: Council, 1703-1718. LOCAL OFFICE: jus-
tice, Dorchester County, 1690-1703 (quorum,
1694-1703). MILITARY SERVICE: captain, 1690;
lieutenant colonel, by 1700; colonel, by 1701/2-
1718. WEALTH DURING LIFETIME. LAND AT

FIRST ELECTION: at least 2,864 acres inherited
from his father. WEALTH AT DEATH, DIED: by Oc-
tober 21, 1718. PERSONAL PROPERTY: TEV,
£4,661.17.11 current money (including 38 slaves
and 3 servants). LAND: ca. 5,000 acres.

ENNALLS, THOMAS (?-by 1783). BORN: in
Dorchester County, of age by 1757; elder son. NA-
TIVE: fourth generation. RESIDED: in Dorchester

County. FAMILY BACKGROUND. FATHER: Dr. Jo-
seph Ennalls (1709-1756), son of Henry Ennalls
(1675-1734). MOTHER: Mary (?-ca. 1772), widow
of Thomas Haskins (?-1735); daughter of Govert
Lockerman (ca. 1681-1728) and wife Sarah Wool-
ford. AUNT: Sarah Lockerman (?-by 1745), who
married Joseph Cox Gray (?-1764). BROTHER:
Henry Ennalls (ca. 1741-by 1788). HALF BROTH-

ERS: William Haskins (1729-1779), who married
in 1759 Sarah (?-1786), daughter of Rev. Thomas
Airey (1701-1765) and wife Elizabeth Pitt; Joseph
Haskins (1731-?), who married in 1759 Sarah,
daughter of Thomas Ennalls (?-1746) and wife
Ann Skinner. SISTERS: Mary (1738-?), who mar-
ried in 1765 James Sulivane (1737-?), son of Dan-
iel Sulivane (ca. 1708-by 1783); Margaret (?-by
1795), who married William Maynadier (1747-
1795); Rebecca (?-by 1767); and Henrietta. HALF
SISTER: Elizabeth Haskins (1733-1805), who mar-
ried in 1754 Hall Caile. FIRST COUSIN: James Mur-
ray (?-1784). MARRIED by 1761 Mary, daughter of
Daniel Sulivane (ca. 1708-by 1783); stepgrand-
daughter of Peter Taylor (1680-ca. 1747/48). Her
brothers were James (1737-?); Daniel Sulivane
(ca. 1748-1799). CHILDREN. DAUGHTER: Sarah
(1761-1842), who married Henry Waggaman
(1753-1809). PRIVATE CAREER. EDUCATION: liter-
ate. SOCIAL STATUS AND ACTIVITIES: Gent., by

1776. OCCUPATIONAL PROFILE: mariner. PUBLIC
CAREER. LEGISLATIVE SERVICE: Conventions, Dor-
chester County, 3rd, 1774, 4th, 1775, 5th, 1775.
MILITARY SERVICE: captain, by 1766; colonel,
Lower Battalion, Dorchester County Militia, com-
missioned, 1776. WEALTH DURING LIFETIME.
LAND AT FIRST ELECTION, at least 1,002 acres in
Dorchester County (at least 200 acres inherited
from his father; 500 acres by deed of gift from an
uncle or great-uncle; 302 acres by patent).
WEALTH AT DEATH. DIED: between March 1776
and 1783, probably in Dorchester County; size of
estate unknown. ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: in the
tax assessment of 1783 his widow was charged
with 945 acres in Dorchester County and an as-
sessed personal property value of £248.0.0, includ-
ing 4 slaves.

ENNALLS, WILLIAM (?-1731). BORN: in Dor-
chester County, of age by 1710; eldest son. NA-
TIVE: third generation. RESIDED: in Dorchester

County. FAMILY BACKGROUND. FATHER: Joseph

Ennalls (?-1709), son of Bartholomew Ennalls
(1643-1688). MOTHER: Mary, daughter of John
Brooke (by 1646-1692/93). UNCLES: Thomas En-
nalls (?-1718); Henry Ennalls (1675-1734).
AUNTS: Elizabeth Ennalls, who married Roger
Woolford (1670- 17330); Ann Brooke, who married
first, Thomas Cooke (?-1692/93). BROTHERS: Bar-
tholomew Ennalls (ca. 1700-1783); Joseph (1702-
1759); Thomas (?-1753); and Henry (?-1734). SIS-
TERS: Elizabeth (?-by 1739), who married Charles
Goldsborough (1707-1767); Mary, who married
Henry Hooper (ca. 1687-1767). FIRST COUSIN:
Thomas Woolford (ca. 1699-ca. 1750/51). NEPH-

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