Charles Goldsborough (1765-1834)
MSA SC 3520-1447

Governor of Maryland, 1819 (Federalist)

Born:  "Hunting Creek," Dorchester County, July 15, 17651
Father:  Charles Goldsborough2
Mother:  Anna Maria (Tilghman) Goldsborough3
Marriages:  September 22, 1793 to Elizabeth Goldsborough; May 22, 1804 to Sarah Yerbury Goldsborough4
Children:  Two daughters with Elizabeth:  Mary Elizabeth Greenbury, Anna Maria Sarah; fifteen children with Sarah:  Charles Yerbury, John McDowell, William Tilghman, George Washington, Charles McDowell, Willamina Elizabeth Cadwalader, Robert Henry, Mary Tilghman, William Henry Fitzhugh, Caroline, Robert Fitzhugh, Sarah Letitia, Robert Tilghman, Henrietta Maria, Charres Fitzhugh5
Education:  University of Pennsylvania, B.A.,1784; M.A., 1787; studied law6
Religious affiliation:  Episcopalian7
Positions held:
            Admited to the bar, 1790
            Director, Branch Bank of Easton, 1822
            Maryland Senate, 1791-1795
            Maryland House of Representatives, 1797
            U.S. House of Representatives, 1805-1817
            Governor of Maryland, 1819
            Agent, State Joint Stock Canal and Railroad Companies, 1833-183418
Died:  at Shoal Creek, near Cambridge, December 13, 18349
Burial:  Christ Episcopal Church Cemetery, Cambridge10

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