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Sarah Decoursey Wright
MSA SC 3520-2240
Wife of Robert Wright, Governor of Maryland, 1806-1809


1.  Claudia P. Shramek, House of DeCoursey (Maryland: Maryland State Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, n.d.), 11-17, 26, 32.

2.  Frank F. White, Jr., The Governors of Maryland: 1777-1970 (Annapolis: Hall of Records Commission, 1970), 55.

3.  J. Hall Pleasants, ed., "Letters of Molly and Hetty Tilghman," Maryland Historical Magazine, 21 June 1926, 142.

4.  Shramek, House of DeCoursey, 11-17, 26, 32.

5.  Ibid.

6.  Ibid.

7.  Heinrich Ewald Buchholz, Governors of Maryland: From the Revolution to the Year 1908, 2d ed. (Baltimore: Williams and Wilkens, Co., 1908), 69.

8.  Pleasants, "Letters," 33; Mary Burke Emory, Colonial Families and Their Descendants (Baltimore: Sun Printing Office, 1900), 114, 122; Christopher Johnston, ed., Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Maryland (Baltimore: Friednwald, Co., 1905), 108; Maryland State Archives QUEEN ANNES COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Wills) 1815-1833,  T.C.E. #1:224, Accession No: WK 495, CM 869-12. Maryland State Archives Queen Annes County Deeds T.M. #1:250.

9.  J. D. Warfield, Founders of Anne Arundel and Howard Counties, Maryland (Westminster, MD: Family Line Productions, 1990), 254.

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