Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Thomas Marsh Forman (1758-1845)
MSA SC 3520-1836


Archival Sources:

Adjutant General, Militia Appointments, vol. 2, 1794-1816 [MSA S348-2, 2/6/5/10].

Adjutant General, Militia Appointments, vol. 3, 1794-1825 [MSA S348-3, 2/6/5/11].

Adjutant General, Militia Appointments, 1806-1848 [MSA S348-5, 2/6/5/16].

Cecil County Register of Wills, Wills, liber B9, Thomas Marsh Forman, 1845, p. 307 [MSA C646-8, 1/11/14/15].

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

New Castle County, DE, Register of Wills, Estate papers, Alexander Porter, 1784. From

Pension of Thomas Marsh Forman. National Archives, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land-Warrant Application Files, W 5276. From

U.S. Federal Census, 1840, Cecil County, Maryland.

Published Sources:

Forman, Charles. Three Revolutionary Soldiers: David Forman (1745-1797), Jonathan Forman (1755-1809), Thomas Marsh Forman (1758-1845). Cleveland: Forman-Bassett-Hatch, 1903.

“General Orders, 12 January 1779,” Founders Online, National Archives.

Journal and Correspondence of the State Council, 1781-1784, Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 48.

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

Pitch, Anthony. The Burning of Washington: The British Invasion of 1814. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1998.

Ruddiman, John A. Becoming Men of Some Consequence: Youth and Military Service in the Revolutionary War. Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press, 2014.

Wilson, W. Emerson. Mount Harmon Diaries of Sidney George Fisher, 1837-1850. Wilmington, DE: The Historical Society of Delaware, 1976.


------. Plantation Life at Mount Harmon: The Diaries of Martha Ogle Forman, 1814-1845. Wilmington, DE: The Historical Society of Delaware, 1976.


Maryland Republican (Annapolis), 29 July 1811.

Web Sources:

Maryland 1800 House of Delegates, Cecil County, A New Nation Votes: American Election Returns 1787-1835.

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