Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Francis Ware
MSA SC 3520-1324


Archival Sources:

Compiled Service Record of Soldiers Who Served in the American Army During the Revolutionary War, National Archives, NARA M881, from

Land Office, Debt Books, vol.13, Charles County, 1753, p. 42 [MSA S12-70, 1/24/2/13].

Maryland State Papers, Scharf Collection, Assignment of pension, Francis Ware to Thomas Price, 4 May 1801, box 53, no. 291, MdHR 19999-53-291 [MSA S1005-57-230, 1/8/5/44].

Prerogative Court, Inventories, Francis Ware, Sr., 1754, liber 58, p. 239 [MSA S538-58, 1/12/1/2].

Prerogative Court, Wills, Francis Ware, Sr., 1754, liber 29, p. 83 [MSA S538-42, 1/11/1/36].

Return of the Maryland troops, 13 September 1776, Revolutionary War Rolls, NARA M246, folder 35, p. 85, from

Published Sources:

Conradis, John C. "Duty Status of Officers of Smallwood's Battalion of Regular Maryland Troops (1st Maryland Regiment) During New York/New Jersey Campaign of 1776-1777." 2018.

Everstine, Carl N. The General Assembly of Maryland, 1634-1776. Charlottesville, VA: Michie, 1980.

"French and Indian War. Roster of Maryland Troops, 1757-1759." Maryland Historical Magazine 5:3 (1910), 271-289.

Journal and Correspondence of the Maryland Council of Safety, August 29, 1775 to July 6, 1776, Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 11.

Journal and Correspondence of the Maryland Council of Safety, July 7 to December 31, 1776, Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 12.

Journal and Correspondence of the State Council, from March 20, 1777 - March 28, 1778, Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 16.

Lee, Jean B. The Price of Nationhood: The American Revolution in Charles County. New York: W.W. Norton, 1994.

Maryland General Assembly, Session Laws, 1800, Resolutions, Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 94.

Muster Rolls and Other Records of Service of Maryland Troops in the American Revolution. Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 18.

Meyer, Mary K. "Maryland Muster Rolls, 1757-1758," Maryland Historical Magazine 70:2, 224-226.

"Orders to Lieutenant Colonel John Hoskins Stone, 8 January 1777,” Founders Online, National Archives.

Papenfuse, Edward C., et al., eds. A Biographical Dictionary of the Maryland Legislature, 1635-1789. Vol II. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1985.

Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, April 1757 - May 1758, Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 55.

Proceedings of the Conventions of the Province of Maryland, 1774-1776, Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 78.

Stewart, Robert to George Washington, 4 August 1758, Founders Online, National Archives.

Tacyn, Mark Andrew. “’To the End:’ The First Maryland Regiment and the American Revolution.” PhD diss., University of Maryland College Park, 1999.

Votes and Proceedings of the House of Delegates, 1800, Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 92.


Maryland Gazette (Annapolis), December 1793.

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