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A Biographical Dictionary of the Maryland Legislature 1635-1789 by Edward C. Papenfuse, et. al.
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who married first, in 1775, Benedict Brice (1749-
1786); and Anne (1751-1781). Her first cousins
were Robert Goldsborough IV (1740-1798); Howes
Goldsborough (1747-1797); Thomas Goldsbor-
ough (ca. 1728-1793); William Goldsborough (1750/
51-1801); Robert Goldsborough (1733-1788);
Elizabeth Greenberry Goldsborough (ca. 1731-
1820), who married William Ennalls (?-1785);
Thomas Wright (?-ca. 1784); Mary Anne Wright
(?-1747), who married William Hopper (1707-
1772); Anne Wright (?-by 1754), who married
Edward Oldham (1709-1773); Mary Coursey, who
married Solomon Wright (?-1729); Elizabeth
Coursey, who married Thomas Wilkinson (1700/
1-ca. 1758); Elizabeth Turbutt (?-ca. 1760), who
married by 1742 Thomas Harris (?-1760); Anna
Maria Turbutt (?-by 1749), who married Edward
Tilghman (1713-1785); and Mary Lowe (?-by
1739), who married Edward Oldham (1709-1773).
Elizabeth Goldsborough Campbell Stainton mar-
ried on December 22, 1783, Richard Kennard (?-
1796). CHILDREN. STEPDAUGHTERS: Margaret
Cambell (ca. 1766-1789), who married on March
6, 1787, John Henry, Jr. (ca. 1750-1798); Ann
Campbell (died young). PRIVATE CAREER. EDU-
CATION: literate. SOCIAL STATUS AND ACTIVITIES:
Gent., by 1772; Esq., by 1779. OCCUPATIONAL
PROFILE planter. PUBLIC CAREER. LEGISLATIVE

SERVICE. Conventions, Caroline County, 1st, 1774
(appointed, but did not attend), 5th, 1775; Lower
House, Caroline County, 1778 (elected to the 3rd
session of the 1777-1778 Assembly to fill va-
cancy), 1778-1779, 1780-1781. LOCAL OFFICES:
justice, Dorchester County, 1770-1773; justice.
Caroline County, 1774-at least 1779; Committee
of Observation, Caroline County, by 1776; col-
lector of gold and silver coin, Caroline County,
appointed 1776; justice. Orphans' Court, Caro-
line County, 1777-at least 1779; subscription of-
ficer, Continental Loan Office, Caroline County,
commissioned 1779. MILITARY SERVICE: lieuten-
ant colonel, Caroline County Militia, elected 1776,
resigned 1777. WEALTH DURING LIFETIME. LAND
AT FIRST ELECTION: 671 acres in Caroline County
(all by purchase). Stainton also held 2,177 acres
that belonged to the heirs of his wife's first hus-
band. John Campbell (?-1766). SIGNIFICANT

CHANGES IN LAND BETWEEN FIRST ELECTION AND

DEATH: bought 727 acres in Caroline County, 1774-
1779. WEALTH AT DEATH. DIED: inventory made
November 8, 1781, in Caroline County. PER-
SONAL PROPERTY: TEV, at least £2,063.13.10 cur-
rent money (including 24 slaves). LAND. 1,398

acres in Caroline County, plus 1,506 acres held
for the heirs of John Campbell.

STALEY, THOMAS (?-1700). IMMIGRATED:
origins unknown, but in colony by 1668. RESIDED:
on "Morefields," north side of Gunpowder
Hundred, Baltimore County. MARRIED first, (name
unknown). MARRIED second, Mary, widow of
Thomas Jones. CHILDREN. STEPSONS: Charles Jones
(?-1701); Cadwalader Jones. DAUGHTER: (first
name unknown), who married by 1696 James
Durham. STEPDAUGHTER: Rachel Jones, who
married Cornelius Harrington. PRIVATE CAREER.
EDUCATION: literate. RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION.
Anglican, St. John's Parish, Baltimore County.
SOCIAL STATUS AND ACTIVITIES: Mr., by 1699;
Gent., at death. OCCUPATIONAL PROFILE, planter,
merchant. PUBLIC CAREER. LEGISLATIVE SERVICE:
Associators' Convention, Baltimore County, 1689-
1692; Grand Committee of Twenty, 1690-1692;
Lower House, Baltimore County, 1692-1693,
1697/98-1699 (resigned before the 4th session of
the 1697/98-1700 Assembly to become sheriff).
OTHER PROVINCIAL OFFICE: justice, Provincial
Court, 1696-1700. LOCAL OFFICES: justice, Bal-
timore County, 1689-1692, 1694-1696; deputy
commissary, Baltimore County, in office, 1693;
St. John's Parish Vestry, Baltimore County, 1693-
1696; sheriff, Baltimore County, 1700. STANDS

ON PUBLIC/PRIVATE ISSUES: achieved offices as re-

sult of Protestant Associators' Revolution in 1689.

WEALTH DURING LIFETIME. PERSONAL PROPERTY:

had household of 4 taxables, no slaves, 1692-
1695. LAND AT FIRST ELECTION: at least 165 acres
in Baltimore County; gave 50 acres to James Dur-
ham, 1697. WEALTH AT DEATH. DIED: Will probated

on November 4, 1700, in Baltimore County. PER-
SONAL PROPERTY: TEV, at least £189.13.10 and
29,816 pounds of tobacco (including 2 servants,
books, and the horse that "moved" Staley to his
death). LAND: probably 115 acres in Baltimore
County.

STANLEY, HUGH (?-1669). IMMIGRATED: by
1656, as a free adult. RESIDED: in Calvert County.

FAMILY BACKGROUND. BROTHER: John Stanley.

MARRIED Dorothy, widow of Gyles Sadler (?-

1662). PRIVATE CAREER. EDUCATION: literate. RE-
LIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Protestant. OCCUPA-
TIONAL PROFILE: planter; merchant. PUBLIC CA-
REER. LEGISLATIVE SERVICE: Lower House, Calvert
County, 1669. LOCAL OFFICE: justice, Calvert
County, 1658-1669 (quorum, 1664-1669).

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