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Sophia Sprigg Mercer (1766-1812)
MSA SC 3520-2238
First Lady of Maryland, 1801-1803


1.  Maryland State Archives SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (All Hallow's Protestant Episcopal Church, All Hallow's Parish Collection) 1669-1980, MSA SC 2458, Parish Register 1711-1857, M221, 54.

2.  Ibid.

3.  Ibid.

4.  J.D. Warfield, The Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Maryland (Westminster, MD: Family Line Publications, 1990), 250-1.

5.  Heinrich Ewald Buchholz, Governors of Maryland from the Revolution to the Year 1908, 2d ed. (Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins Company, 1908), 54.

6.  Frank F. White, Jr.,  The Governors of Maryland, 1777-1970 (Annapolis: Hall of Records, 1970), 47.

7.  Warfield, The Founders, 250-1.

8.  White, Governors, 47.  Governor and Mrs. Mercer inherited this property from Sophia Sprigg Mercer's father, Richard Sprigg.

9.  Robert Barnes, Marriages and Deaths from the Maryland Gazette, 1727-1839 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1979), 127.

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