Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Nicholas (Maccubbin) Carroll (1750/51-1812)
MSA SC 3520-213


Born Nicholas Maccubbin on March 1, 1750/51, in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. Son of Nicholas Maccubbin and Mary Clare, daughter of Charles Carroll. Anglican. Married Ann Jennings, October 30, 1783, sister-in-law of James Brice. Children: Nicholas; Thomas H. (1796-1849); John Henry (?-1856); Mary Clare, who married Robert Traill Spence; Ann, who married William Temple Thomson Mason. Died May 22, 1812, in Annapolis, Maryland. Buried St. Anne's Cemetery, Annapolis, Maryland.

In accordance with conditions specified in the will of his uncle, Charles Carroll, Barrister, Nicholas changed his surname to Carroll by an act of the Assembly in 1783. From Carroll, he inherited 4,370 acres in Anne Arundel and Baltimore counties, as well as lots in the towns of Annapolis and Elk Ridge. Member, Lower House, Anne Arundel County, 1778-81, 83-84.  Member, Constitution Ratification Convention, Annapolis, 1788. Associate justice, Third District Court, appointed 1791. Justice, Anne Arundel County, 1779-80. Common councilman, Annapolis, 1780-81. Alderman, Annapolis, 1783-84, 86-89, 92-98, 99-01. Mayor of Annapolis, 1784-85, 89-90, 98-99.

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