Thomas W. Veazey (1774-1842)
MSA SC 3520-1455

Governor of Maryland, 1836-1839 (Whig)

Born:  "Cherry Grove," Cecil County, January 31, 17741
Father:   Edward Veazey2
Mother:  Elizabeth (DeCausey) Veazey3
Marriages:  November 18, 1794 to Sarah Worell; March 29, 1798 to Mary Maria Veazey; September 24, 1812 to Mary Wallace4
Children:  Eleven including Sarah; Mary; Elizabeth; Mary Emma; Joseph W.; George Clinton; James B.; Thomas M.; and Edward5
Education:  Graduated from Washington College, Chestertown, Maryland, 17956
Religious affiliation:  Episcopalian7
Positions held:
            Lieutenant Colonel, 49th Regiment, Maryland Militia, 1810-1812
            Commissioner of the tax, Cecil County, ca. 1804
            Maryland House of Delegates, 1811-1812
            Executive Council, 1834-1835
            Governor of Maryland 1836-18398
Died:  July 1, 1842 in Cecil County9
Burial:  Family cemetery at "Cherry Grove"10

Notes on sources

Other Biographical Sources:

Frank F. White, Jr., The Governors of Maryland 1777-1970 (Annapolis:  The Hall of Records Commission, 1970), 111-115.

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